Review: could Cipro cause Sciatica?
We study 5,454 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica and more.
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Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,851 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) (latest reports from 44,975 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 5,450 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 20 people (0.37%) have Sciatica. They amount to 0.04% of all the 44,917 people who have Sciatica on eHealthMe.
Time on Cipro when people have Sciatica * :
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Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Sciatica when taking Cipro ** :
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How people recovered from Sciatica ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood parathyroid hormone increased (2 people, 10.00%)
- Neuropathy peripheral (2 people, 10.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (1 people, 5.00%)
- Osteopenia (1 people, 5.00%)
- Urinary tract infection (1 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (19 people, 95.00%)
- Neurontin (19 people, 95.00%)
- Lasix (18 people, 90.00%)
- Protonix (17 people, 85.00%)
- Diflucan (16 people, 80.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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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.
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Sciatica is also known as: Neuropathy - sciatic nerve, Sciatic nerve dysfunction.
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