Review: could Cipro cause Restless legs syndrome (Restless leg syndrome)?
We study 5,454 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.
Get a free personalized report of your drugs: we study for you 352 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. Start to use eHealthMe >>>
Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,851 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Restless legs syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 68,722 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Sep, 18, 2014: 5,454 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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Restless Legs Syndrome while taking Cipro?
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Cipro and have Restless Legs Syndrome
- group for people who take Cipro
- group for people who have Restless Legs Syndrome
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 week ago):
Been incapacitated since xmas 2010, unable to work, life has been destroyed. Crawled away from abusive relationship, lost everything. Social Security is fighting me, it's disgusting. Doctors are wretched and worthless.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
nadia on Aug, 19, 2014:
I was on topiramate for a month and half, and had horrible restless legs... and the idea of stabbing my legs with a knife seemed like a happier alternative. I would sit and cry in some anxiety state, because the need to move was overwhelming. It was horrible. But there is hope... I stopped the toperimate... stopped it... completely, cold turkey(remember I was only on it a month and half, 25 mg three times a day)... and in a week the restless craziness stopped. It's very rare... but shit is my luck, because i'm one of the 0.12% I guess. My doc put me on it, to give me a boost in weight loss... but nothing is worth the restless legs shit.
perplexed on Sep, 29, 2011:
I unfortunately fit this profile to a t. Female, age 47, on topamax for 2 years for migraines, take cymbalta and now horrendous restless leg syndrome. It is maddening. I have been taking valium, which does seem to help somewhat. I stopped the topamax about a month ago, but the rls continues...any thoughts or suggestions?
From this study (2 weeks ago):
2007.Roprinirole for restless leg syndrome. Propranolol for Periodic Limb Movement. 2013. Essential Tremor - incease Propranolol from 40 mg/day to 80 mg/day. Effective to summer 2014. RX Primidone 50 mg/day. Very effective 21 days. Nightmares after 14 days. Today, day 21, hysterical weeping reaction to intense nightmare. Stopped Primidone effective today.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- My sister has a past addiction to morphine. is solonpas addictive?
I take of my baby sister, because in 2010 she tried to take her life with drugs, alcohol and. Cocaine. She complains of pain in her lower back, due to an injury in 1998, which led to surgery, which led to her addictiction to Morphine. She was diagnosed with Arthritis in her back where she had surger ...
- I took one a day for them days and now have boils coming up all over me: eye lid, under arms, legs, arms stomach its been about three weeks. how do i make them stop?!!!!!!!!m
I am allergic to PIN and am prescribed Video. I've never had this problem before, I rarely get sick the last time I was prescribed it was eight years ago. I took one for ten days for a throat infection I sustained after being around a two year old who had a very bad cold. I did not pay attention to ...
- Has anyone have restless syndrom after taking keppra
I was diagnosed with restless leg syndrome after taking keppra. My condition is serve, luckily I was in the hospital when I had my episode. I was on camera for observation of partial seizure when this happened on my second day in the hospital. Has one had a severely bad episode. I became hysterical ...
More questions for: Cipro, Restless legs syndrome
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Pristiq, epilim, sifrol, immovane, valium, mobic
I started out with mild burnout depression in 2009 and was put on a low dose of Lexapro, which picked me up fantastically. I had been given low (2mg) Valium before for muscle relaxant purposes due to my scoliosis complications. Both these worked well. Then in 2010 I was drugged and raped and almo ...
- Flatulence, lactose intolerance, and clonazapam
After taking my first dose of Clonazapam, it seemed my lactose intolerance flared up for 24 hours or more. Flatulence all through the period and watery stool in the morning. Does anyone else find their lactose intolerance triggered by the lactose in Clonazapam?
- How an integrative wellness approach cured me of insomnia, ibs, and more
For 10+ years, I suffered with insomnia and a host of other problems including intestinal distress, headaches, psoriasis, anxiety, cognitive issues, hypothyroid, chronic itching, restless leg, etc. Traditional medicine, aka taking drugs, was not working to heal me. Since childhood, I’ve had IBS, h ...
More reviews for: Cipro, Restless legs syndrome
On eHealthMe, Cipro (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride) is often used for urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions Cipro is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Cipro used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.