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Review: could Cipro cause Muscle cramp?

Summary: Muscle cramp could be caused by Cipro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ritalin, and have Muscle spasms.

We study 5,438 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Muscle cramp. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle cramp and more.

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Cipro

Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,835 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Muscle cramp

Muscle cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction) (latest reports from 49,512 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, pain, depression.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 5,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 2 people (0.04%) have Muscle Cramp. They amount to 0.00% of all the 49,518 people who have Muscle Cramp on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle cramp in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Muscle cramp * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle cramp50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle cramp0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Muscle cramp when taking Cipro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle cramp0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Muscle cramp ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Muscle spasms (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Anxiety and stress (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Stomach discomfort (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Essential tremor (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ritalin (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Flexeril (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Reglan (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Metformin hydrochloride (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Klonopin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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