Review: could Ciprofloxacin cause Pruritus (Itching)?
We study 552 people who have side effects while taking Ciprofloxacin from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Pruritus. Find out below who they are, when they have Pruritus and more.
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Ciprofloxacin (latest outcomes from 1,233 users) has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection.
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) (latest reports from 544,797 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 552 people reported to have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin. Among them, 12 people (2.17%) have Pruritus.
Time on Ciprofloxacin when people have Pruritus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin * :
Severity of Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Pruritus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bronchospasm (3 people, 25.00%)
- Anaemia (3 people, 25.00%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (3 people, 25.00%)
- Polymyalgia rheumatica (3 people, 25.00%)
- Peritonitis (3 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (4 people, 33.33%)
- Singulair (4 people, 33.33%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 33.33%)
- Cuvar (3 people, 25.00%)
- Glucosamine and chondroitin (3 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Bumps,black blemishes only on jawbone. Its on both sides of my face. Never had skin problems until starting this medicine.
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palms of hand turn red and itch when exposed to cold lips and tongue tingle and itch
From this study (2 weeks ago):
After one week I began to have severe itching under the armpits which I cannot stop from scratching. It keeps me awake at night and is a real drag. I have a rash there as well. Should I stop taking the stuff?
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