Review: could Cipro cause Fatigue?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,285 people who take Cipro. Among them, 495 have Fatigue. See who they are, when they have Fatigue and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,823 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Cipro include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, weakness.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,516,898 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 6, 2014: 5,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 496 people (9.39%) have Fatigue.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (42 people, 8.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (41 people, 8.27%)
- Crohn's disease (31 people, 6.25%)
- Prostate cancer (31 people, 6.25%)
- Metastases to bone (30 people, 6.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (223 people, 44.96%)
- Aredia (157 people, 31.65%)
- Lasix (143 people, 28.83%)
- Aspirin (137 people, 27.62%)
- Levaquin (132 people, 26.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 years ago):
Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.
From this study (4 years ago):
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From this study (5 years ago):
I am a 69yr old insulin dependant diabetic (18 yrs) Admitted to hospital with inflammed gallbladder. Given Cipro and Flagyl antibiotics intravenously,one at a time, every 8 hrs for 3 days. Approximately 3wks later noticed adverse symptons: knee pain; joint stiffness (knees, elbows n shoulders); Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness; Decreased Appetite; Aches-n-pain in knee and up thigh, also across upper back. ; Numbness and tingling.
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