Review: could Cipro cause Muscle Cramp?


Summary

Muscle cramp is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Pain . We study 20,785 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 22,681 users)

Muscle Cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 10,483 Muscle cramp patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

20,785 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 82 people (0.39%) have Muscle Cramp


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Muscle cramp?

Time on Cipro when people have Muscle Cramp *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 43.21 %
  • male: 56.79 %

Age of people who have Muscle Cramp when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.25 %
  • 30-39: 17.5 %
  • 40-49: 22.5 %
  • 50-59: 33.75 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Severity if Muscle Cramp when taking Cipro **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (11 people)
  • Osteoporosis (2 people)
  • Chronic Sinusitis (2 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (26 people)
  • Levaquin (20 people)
  • Remeron (19 people)
  • Demerol (19 people)
  • Asacol (19 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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