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Review: could Cipro cause Sciatica?

We study 5,448 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

Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,844 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Sciatica

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 44,889 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 5,446 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 44,876 people who have Sciatica on eHealthMe.

Trend of Sciatica in Cipro reports

Time on Cipro when people have Sciatica * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sciatica66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Cipro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%11.76%0.00%17.65%23.53%47.06%

Severity of Sciatica when taking Cipro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sciatica0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Sciatica ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sciatica0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood parathyroid hormone increased (2 people, 10.00%)
  2. Neuropathy peripheral (2 people, 10.00%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (1 people, 5.00%)
  4. Osteopenia (1 people, 5.00%)
  5. Urinary tract infection (1 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (19 people, 95.00%)
  2. Neurontin (19 people, 95.00%)
  3. Lasix (18 people, 90.00%)
  4. Protonix (17 people, 85.00%)
  5. Diflucan (16 people, 80.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I just started having sciatic pain in left hip/buttocks following colonoscopy for ischemic colitis. Could this hip pain be related to the recovery drugs? colonoscopy? sedation? Is discontinued use indicated? Should I call my gastroenterologist?

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • The sciatica did not start until I quit taking the drug.

    Reply

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