Cipro side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Cipro side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Cipro. The review is based on 20,580 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 22,720 users)


On Jul, 07, 2018

20,580 people who take Cipro are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cipro side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Weight decreased
  • Tendon pain
  • Vomiting
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
1 - 6 months:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Death
  • Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  • Tendon pain
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
6 - 12 months:
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  • Platelet count abnormal
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Wound infection
  • Arthropathy
  • Azotaemia (excess of urea or other nitrogenous compounds in the blood)
  • Deformity (disfigurement)
  • Drug ineffective
1 - 2 years:
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Pain
  • Tendon pain
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Ureteric obstruction
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Bovine tuberculosis (tuberculosis caused by mycobacterium bovis is a slow-growing (16 to 20 hour generation time), aerobic bacterium)
  • Dermatitis allergic (inflammation of the skin due allergic reaction)
2 - 5 years:
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Acute myeloid leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts)
  • Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)
  • Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  • Internal hernia (protrusion of an intraperitoneal viscous into a compartment or under a constricting band within the abdominal cavity)
  • Liver function test abnormal
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)
  • Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes due to kidney disease)
5 - 10 years:
  • Breast cancer female
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Pain
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  • Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves)
  • Skin injury
10+ years:
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Lower respiratory tract infection
  • Pain
  • Restless legs syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Tendon disorder (disease of tendon)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
not specified:
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight increased
  • Pain
  • Rash
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Pain
  • Weight increased
  • Pain in extremity
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Rash
male:
  • Weight decreased
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Pain
  • Death

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Cardiovascular insufficiency (inadequate functioning of heart)
  • Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)
  • Drug level increased
  • Pain in limb
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  • Premature baby
  • Pruritus generalised (generalized itching)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Respiratory rate decreased (less breathing rate/min)
  • Skin exfoliation (removal of the oldest dead skin cells)
2-9:
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Status epilepticus (a life-threatening condition in which the brain is in a state of persistent seizure)
  • Vomiting
  • Abasia (inability to walk)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Hospitalisation
  • Influenza
  • Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  • Vision blurred
10-19:
  • Weight decreased
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight increased
  • Wound infection fungal
  • Pain
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  • Vomiting
  • Xerosis (abnormal dryness of the skin or mucus membranes)
20-29:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Pain
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Uterine perforation (accidental puncture of the uterus)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Vision blurred
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pain in extremity
30-39:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Vision blurred
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Pain
  • Tendon pain
  • Drug hypersensitivity
40-49:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Weight increased
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Pain in extremity
50-59:
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Weight increased
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • White blood cell count decreased
60+:
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Death
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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