Review: could Ciprofloxacin cause Pruritus (Itching)?
Summary: Pruritus is found among people who take Ciprofloxacin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Bronchospasm.
We study 590 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 has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 1,272 Ciprofloxacin users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 90,920 Pruritus patients)
On Apr, 9, 2015: 590 people reported to have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin. Among them, 12 people (2.03%) 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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