Cipro and Sciatica - from FDA reports


Summary

Sciatica is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 4,904 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA. Among them, 16 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. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 5,970 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, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 11,268 Sciatica patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

4,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 16 people (0.33%) have Sciatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Sciatica?

Time on Cipro when people have Sciatica *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 68.75 %
  • male: 31.25 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 8.33 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Depression (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Vioxx (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Neurontin (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Aredia (8 people, 50.00%)
  • Tylenol (7 people, 43.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 81.25%)
  • Weakness (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Pain (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (12 people, 75.00%)
  • Back Pain (11 people, 68.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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