Cipro and Gallbladder enlargement - from FDA reports

Gallbladder enlargement is found among people who take Cipro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lasix, and have Bone density decreased. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,569 people who have side effects when taking Cipro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 18, 2018

20,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Cipro.
Among them, 12 people (0.06%) have Gallbladder enlargement

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Gender of people who have Gallbladder enlargement when taking Cipro *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Gallbladder enlargement when taking Cipro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Bone Density Decreased: 8 people, 66.67%
  2. Otitis (ear infection): 1 person, 8.33%
  3. Nasal Polyps (masses that develop in the lining of the nose): 1 person, 8.33%
  4. Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents): 1 person, 8.33%
  5. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability): 1 person, 8.33%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 10 people, 83.33%
  2. Decadron: 8 people, 66.67%
  3. Synthroid: 8 people, 66.67%
  4. Lorazepam: 8 people, 66.67%
  5. Neurontin: 8 people, 66.67%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 11 people, 91.67%
  2. Anaemia (lack of blood): 10 people, 83.33%
  3. Pain: 9 people, 75.00%
  4. Cellulitis (infection under the skin): 9 people, 75.00%
  5. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 8 people, 66.67%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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