Could Ciprofloxacin cause Pruritus - from FDA reports
Pruritus is found among people who take Ciprofloxacin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ibuprofen, and have Urinary tract infection . We study 4,217 people who have side effects while taking Ciprofloxacin from FDA. Among them, 105 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 Ciprofloxacin 5,252 users)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,326 Pruritus patients).
On Dec, 30, 2016
4,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin.
Among them, 105 people (2.49%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ciprofloxacin when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 95.24 %
- 1 - 6 months: 2.38 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin *:
- female: 58.59 %
- male: 41.41 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.28 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 5.13 %
- 30-39: 14.1 %
- 40-49: 11.54 %
- 50-59: 15.38 %
- 60+: 52.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Urinary Tract Infection (16 people, 15.24%)
- Diverticulitis (11 people, 10.48%)
- Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 6.67%)
- Infection (7 people, 6.67%)
- Depression (6 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ibuprofen (19 people, 18.10%)
- Prednisone (14 people, 13.33%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 13.33%)
- Zometa (9 people, 8.57%)
- Omeprazole (8 people, 7.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (47 people, 44.76%)
- Diarrhea (23 people, 21.90%)
- Pain In Extremity (21 people, 20.00%)
- Fatigue (21 people, 20.00%)
- Gait Disturbance (20 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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