Review: could Cipro cause Fatigue?
Summary: Fatigue is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. We study 5,472 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 497 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,870 Cipro users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 201,009 Fatigue patients)
On May, 14, 2015: 5,472 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 498 people (9.10%) have Fatigue.
Time on Cipro when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (42 people, 8.43%)
- Multiple myeloma (41 people, 8.23%)
- Crohn's disease (31 people, 6.22%)
- Prostate cancer (31 people, 6.22%)
- Metastases to bone (30 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (223 people, 44.78%)
- Aredia (157 people, 31.53%)
- Lasix (143 people, 28.71%)
- Aspirin (137 people, 27.51%)
- Levaquin (132 people, 26.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Wondering if possible i could have candida. i have celiacs disease also.
From this study (1 year ago):
This was the first pill I took. Caused sudden fatigue and weakness (used cane). Slept it off. Only thing I can figure is I had taken 25 mg of Tramadol and 4 mg Tizanidine about 2 hours prior. Now afraid what next pill will do in AM.
From this study (5 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.
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