Ciprofloxacin and Pruritus - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Pruritus with Ciprofloxacin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,217 people who have side effects when taking Ciprofloxacin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 03, 2017

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:

Could Ciprofloxacin cause Pruritus?

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%)
  • Weakness (20 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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