Review: could Cipro cause Swollen tongue?
Summary: Swollen tongue 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 5,467 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen tongue and more.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,864 Cipro users)
Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 11,058 Swollen tongue patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 5,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 28 people (0.51%) have Swollen Tongue.
Time on Cipro when people have Swollen tongue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swollen tongue||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Swollen tongue when taking Cipro * :
|Swollen tongue||0.00%||0.00%||4.55%||9.09%||9.09%||0.00%||27.27%||50.00% |
Severity of Swollen tongue when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Swollen tongue||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Swollen tongue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Swollen tongue||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 39.29%)
- Mastocytosis (11 people, 39.29%)
- Nausea (5 people, 17.86%)
- Constipation (5 people, 17.86%)
- Pain (5 people, 17.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (16 people, 57.14%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (16 people, 57.14%)
- Aredia (16 people, 57.14%)
- Zyrtec (12 people, 42.86%)
- Morphine (12 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I went to the emergency room because I noticed that the bottom of my face was swollen on the right side next to my chin. I was not in any pain, but thought it was strange and because I had never noticed anything like that before. The doctor was not sure what was wrong with me, said he thought it was a blocked salivary gland, and prescribed me ciproflaxin and clyndamyacin. I have been perscribed both medications at seperate times no more than 2 years before this happened without having any marked adverse response. I filled the perscriptions immediately after leaving the hospital and took them once I arrived at home. Shortly, (10-40 minutes - less than one hour) after I took both pills together as instructed at the hospital, I started having extreme stomach pain and cramps, so extreme that i was writhing in pain and said that i felt like i had been poisoned. I lay down to try to go to bed becasue i was in so much pain, and woke up 1-2 hours later, itching more severely than ever before everywhere on my body including my scalp, the palms of my hands, and the soles of my feet. When I turned on the light I saw that my entire body was completely red and covered with hives, then my face started swelling up, my lips, cheeks, eyes, it seemed like my entire head was swelling. I'm not certain if my tongue was swelling or if i started having a panic attack that made it seem difficult to breathe (i have had panic attacks before). went to emergency room was treated with epi-pen, pepcid, benadryl, among other meds i cannot recall. nothing like this has ever occured before or since.
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