Review: could Cipro cause Rectal Abscess?


Summary

Rectal abscess is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Flagyl, and have Crohn's disease . We study 14,777 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Rectal abscess. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal abscess and more.

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Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 16,347 users)

Rectal Abscess

Rectal abscess (pus in rectum) has been reported by people with weight decreased, paraesthesia, fistula, sepsis, diarrhea (latest reports from 2,309 Rectal abscess patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

14,777 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 23 people (0.16%) have Rectal Abscess


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Rectal abscess?

Time on Cipro when people have Rectal Abscess *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rectal Abscess when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 30.43 %
  • male: 69.57 %

Age of people who have Rectal Abscess when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 31.58 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 21.05 %
  • 40-49: 42.11 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Crohn's Disease (19 people, 82.61%)
  • Pain (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Anal Abscess (4 people, 17.39%)
  • Sedation (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Intestinal Obstruction (3 people, 13.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Flagyl (9 people, 39.13%)
  • Remicade (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Prednisone (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Morphine (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Azathioprine (5 people, 21.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fistula (10 people, 43.48%)
  • Pyrexia (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Pain (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Nephrolithiasis (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Dry Eye (2 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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