Review: could Cipro cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?
Summary: Vertigo 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 Metastases to bone.
We study 5,468 people who have side effects while taking Cipro from FDA and social media. Among them, 389 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 6,865 Cipro users)
Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,725 Vertigo patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 5,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro. Among them, 389 people (7.11%) have Vertigo.
Time on Cipro when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Cipro * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Cipro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (39 people, 10.03%)
- Urinary tract infection (38 people, 9.77%)
- Osteoporosis (28 people, 7.20%)
- Breast cancer (26 people, 6.68%)
- Pain (25 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (124 people, 31.88%)
- Aredia (97 people, 24.94%)
- Protonix (90 people, 23.14%)
- Gabapentin (89 people, 22.88%)
- Levaquin (89 people, 22.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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i was given this in July 2012 and still have dizziness problem
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steve on Apr, 9, 2013:
Never use cipro! There are antibiotics that have been in the market for decades that did a fabulous job before they started shoveing this poision onto our Doctors prescription pads! Turmeric has been linked to interaction problems with Cipro. If you are a fast caffine metaboliser (Drink a cup and go right to bed) Cipro is very bad news indeed. I was given cipro and had a spontaneous tendon rupture. It is listed as a side effect in bold print but why would my doctor prescribe it when so many other tried and true options are on the market.
Go see an experianced internist and they should be able to get you back on track!
Tamra on Oct, 13, 2012:
Just drink Limu and you all will feel better.
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