Review: could Cipro cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
Summary: Restless legs syndrome is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Promethazine, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy.
We study 5,469 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Restless legs syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs syndrome and more.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,867 Cipro users)
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,498 Restless legs syndrome patients)
On Mar, 2, 2015: 5,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 26 people (0.48%) have Restless Legs Syndrome.
Time on Cipro when people have Restless legs syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs syndrome||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Restless legs syndrome when taking Cipro * :
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.70%||37.04%||25.93%||33.33% |
Severity of Restless legs syndrome when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs syndrome||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs syndrome ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (2 people, 7.69%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (2 people, 7.69%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 3.85%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (1 people, 3.85%)
- Dyspepsia (1 people, 3.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Promethazine (21 people, 80.77%)
- Lasix (18 people, 69.23%)
- Aredia (18 people, 69.23%)
- Lipitor (17 people, 65.38%)
- Levaquin (16 people, 61.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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