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 (latest outcomes from 6,846 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 44,892 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.
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 ** :
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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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The sciatica did not start until I quit taking the drug.
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