Could Cipro cause Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke 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 Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 4,904 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA. Among them, 53 have Stroke. Find out below who they are, when they have Stroke 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 5,953 users)

Stroke

Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 170,410 Stroke patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

4,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 53 people (1.08%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cipro cause Stroke?

Time on Cipro when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 81.63 %
  • male: 18.37 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.56 %
  • 20-29: 5.13 %
  • 30-39: 2.56 %
  • 40-49: 10.26 %
  • 50-59: 15.38 %
  • 60+: 64.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Birth Control (5 people, 9.43%)
  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 7.55%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (15 people, 28.30%)
  • Zometa (12 people, 22.64%)
  • Prednisone (11 people, 20.75%)
  • Yasmin (10 people, 18.87%)
  • Toradol (9 people, 16.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (23 people, 43.40%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 32.08%)
  • Injury (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Rashes (13 people, 24.53%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (12 people, 22.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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