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 22,400 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 24,540 users)


On Feb, 16, 2019

22,400 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)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
1 - 6 months:
  • Vision blurred
  • Abasia (inability to walk)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Confusional state
  • Joint swelling
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Muscular weakness (muscle weakness)
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
6 - 12 months:
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • 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)
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)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Ulnar nerve injury
  • 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)
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)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendon pain
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Therapeutic response unexpected
  • Vomiting
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • Dyspepsia (indigestion)
  • Lower respiratory tract infection
not specified:
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Pain
  • Weight increased
  • Rash
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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
  • Rash
  • Weight increased
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Pain in extremity
male:
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Vision blurred
  • Pain in extremity
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  • Rash

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Cardiovascular insufficiency (inadequate functioning of heart)
  • Premature baby
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Rectal haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Vomiting
  • Xerosis (abnormal dryness of the skin or mucus membranes)
20-29:
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Weight increased
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Rash
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
30-39:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • Vision blurred
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pain
  • Tendon pain
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
40-49:
  • Weight decreased
  • Vomiting
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Tendon rupture (tear of tendon)
  • Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  • 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)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Abdominal pain
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
  • Rash
  • Weight increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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