Review: could Cipro cause Tendonitis?
We study 5,452 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 219 have Tendonitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Tendonitis and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Cipro and have Tendonitis >>>
Cipro (latest outcomes from 6,848 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons) (latest reports from 64,143 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, sinusitis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteopenia.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 5,450 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 219 people (4.02%) have Tendonitis. They amount to 0.34% of all the 64,095 people who have Tendonitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Cipro when people have Tendonitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Tendonitis when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Tendonitis when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tendonitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Urinary tract infection (49 people, 22.37%)
- Sinusitis (17 people, 7.76%)
- Infection (17 people, 7.76%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 5.94%)
- Pneumonia (10 people, 4.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (73 people, 33.33%)
- Avelox (41 people, 18.72%)
- Zometa (31 people, 14.16%)
- Toprol-xl (31 people, 14.16%)
- Lipitor (30 people, 13.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group to help out with your experience or learn from others anytime and anywhere:
- group for people who take Cipro and have Tendonitis
- group for people who take Cipro
- group for people who have Tendonitis
Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years ago):
Experienced abdominal pain in 1990's while on Cipro, was taken off drug immediately and shortly afterward diagnosed with blood in urine but doctor nor I connected the dots. May 22, 2009 given Cipro again for UTI taken off drug after a few days due to pain in legs. Doc put me on prednisone. Got worse so went to Mayo Clinic, MRI revealed muscle damage in legs consistent with tendonosis but could not say cause. Said "if caused by Cipro there is no known cure." I now have macular degeration in both eyes, which is also bleeding condition and wonder if there could be a connection. I feel Cipro is as dangerous as the 1960's drug Thalidimide (spell?), permanent and degenerative. I would like to know where I can get help, or where there is research. Perhaps my adverse effects could help.
Hal on Oct, 9, 2012:
Cipro, Levaquin, Avelox and fluorquinolones are dangerous in general and should be avoided. There are alternatives (doxycycline is one). This family of antibiotics has four black box warnings and should have many more. If you are seeking answers on how to deal with the many adverse reactions these harmful drugs cause, join the Facebook page "Fluoroquinolone Toxicity Group". Group is listed as Closed but just send a message to the admin and they will let you join. Or, go to my Yahoo Group board for more info Cipro-Levaquin-Floxin-Avelox
From this study (2 years ago):
Cindy Russell on Jun, 21, 2012:
female ane 54-tendonitus in foot and hip-took only for 2 days on may 15 2012
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Cipro, Tendonitis
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- I'm curing my lichen sclerosis
I took Prempro for about 5 years and then Activella for about 3 years for Menopausal symptoms. My first obvious symptoms of a problem began in 2005 which follow all the classic symptoms of Lichen. I spent thousands on Urology exams, tests, and surgical procedures. And thousands on Gynecological atte ...
More reviews for: Cipro, Tendonitis
On eHealthMe, Cipro (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride) is often used for urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions Cipro is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Cipro used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.