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Review: could Cipro cause Sciatica?

Summary: Sciatica is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Blood parathyroid hormone increased.

We study 5,468 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 has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,866 Cipro users)

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) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,145 Sciatica patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 5,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 20 people (0.37%) have Sciatica.

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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  • I cannot get a direct answer from any of my drs.,is my sciatic pain caused by my interstitail cystitus? (1 answer)
    I have had interstitail cystitus for almost four years now.I have been on every kind of drug,other than pain pills.I will not take them,I don't believe in them they only mask the problem and cause addiction.of course,just my belief.I have had d.s.m.o. repetitively for first year and a half twice a week.I have tried physical therapy .I have had five hydrodistention.I just recently had my first hydrodistention with botox injections.nothing has kept me out of pain .even when I am doing good I can only seem to reach a six in my pain level.my frequency average is and has been 30-40Times a day.I am,or,was a chef kitchen manager.could not perform and lost two jobs because of this disease.my flanks,my lower back ,my legs,my arms all ways in pain.pelvic pain is constant.I'd rather not go into further details way too personal.but this has taken my life.I am 35.I have led a fairly healthy life.I have no life now.I am seeking disability .Every Dr. I go to has a different option about the sciatic part of my problem some Dr.s are very sure and as a matter of fact about how it is in conjunction with I.c..others look at me like I'm nuts?why do I limp?why can't I get in and out of a car,or bend down and touch my toes,pick heavy stuff up.just to laugh at times hurts.this is my life ,I gotta wonder ,is there any one else out there going through the same symptoms and no relief?
  • 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 the little pimples on my stomach, arms, legss, under arms now eyelids. How do I make them stop forming?!!!!!! They are becoming harder and more pa
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  • I have ibs, diabetes, dizziness and balance problems and sciatica. my doctor has just prescribed medrol for me for my sciatica and spinal stenosis. is this going to be ok for me?
    I have been suffering from IBS since July 15. I am not on anything for it now because I tried taking Bentyl and it made me SO DIZZY I couldn't take it. I went on line and found "helpforibs.com" and it has helped me a lot. Anyway, I now have some sciatica and some problems with some neuropathy and spinal stenosis. I have diabetes that is well controlled - AIc 6.0 - which I can handle with my diet only. I do not have to take any medication to control it. My problem is that my orthoaepedic doctor has just prescribed Medrol for me to take my mouth instead of doing the epideral injection. I am hearing some terribly scary things about Medrol - like problems with blood sugar rising too high and also, it causes big problems with the stomach. Since I am still having problems with the IBS, I am very concerned that I will have some really BIG PROBLEMS with the Medrol. Please give me some advice on taking this. Perhaps I should try something else? Please offer any advice you may have. Thank you

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  • 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

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