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what are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Many but not common: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is well tolerated but some side effects are 1allergic reaction rare but can be serious, rash, heart beating fast, fainting and dizziness 2joint pain and swelling 3 diarrhea watery or bloody 4confusion, headache, hallucination 5 pale or yellow skin and dark urine, fever&weakness 6urinating less 7nausea&vomiting 8blurred vision 9sllep problem, anxiety 10anxiety&agitation most tolerate well/no effect.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Are there dangerous side effects for taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Achilles pain: Allergic reactions to antibiotics are the most concerning. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be associated with lower blood sugars but one interesting side effect can be Achilles pain. Taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) frequently does result in bacterial resistance.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Side effects of cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

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Dr. Mareeni Stanislaus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Stomach upset: Stomach upset, fatigue, tendinitis.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to take ciprofloxacin without any side effects?

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Dr. James Eitner
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Yes.: Not everyone will get side effects with medications and those who do, may not get the same side effects as someone else.
A 32-year-old member asked:

What type of side effects does ciprofloxacin have?

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Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): When people think about cipro, (ciprofloxacin) the one side effect that quickly comes to mind is tendon rupture. Ciprofloxacin belongs to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, and they all have that danger. Other side effects could include diarrhea, skin reaction, seizures amongst other things. I'm sure their website would have a more complete list of possible side effects.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Scared of taking ciprofloxacin. What are the bad side effects?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Many but not common: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is well tolerated but some side effects are 1allergic reaction rare but can be serious, rash, heart beating fast, fainting and dizziness 2joint pain and swelling 3 diarrhea watery or bloody 4confusion, headache, hallucination 5 pale or yellow skin and dark urine, fever&weakness 6urinating less 7nausea&vomiting 8blurred vision 9sllep problem, anxiety 10anxiety&agitation most tolerate well/no effect.

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