Ciprofloxacin and 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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Ciprofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,221 people who have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 27, 2017
4,221 people reported to have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin.
Among them, 109 people (2.58%) have Pruritus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ciprofloxacin when people have Pruritus *:
- < 1 month: 95.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 2.22 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.22 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin *:
- female: 57.28 %
- male: 42.72 %
Age of people who have Pruritus when taking Ciprofloxacin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.22 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 4.88 %
- 30-39: 14.63 %
- 40-49: 12.2 %
- 50-59: 14.63 %
- 60+: 52.44 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (7 people, 6.42%)
- Pain (6 people, 5.50%)
- Depression (6 people, 5.50%)
- Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (4 people, 3.67%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people, 3.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ibuprofen (19 people, 17.43%)
- Prednisone (14 people, 12.84%)
- Aspirin (14 people, 12.84%)
- Zometa (9 people, 8.26%)
- Prilosec (8 people, 7.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (49 people, 44.95%)
- Diarrhea (23 people, 21.10%)
- Pain In Extremity (21 people, 19.27%)
- Fatigue (21 people, 19.27%)
- Weakness (20 people, 18.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...
I had my gallbladder removed and had a problem with chronic diarrhea. I also have high cholesterol. My doctor put me on cholesterol medication called Welchol. At first, it was wonderful because it stopped me from having diarrhea so much. But now my skin itches everywhere even in my scalp.