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Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


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what are the side effects of cipro ?

Quinolones: can cause tendon ruptures most commonly to the achilles…..I would also recommend you google quinolone toxicity. This is a med that if you can avoid you should. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

What are the side effects of cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Many, but not common: 400 characters box won't be enough space, but here is the list: nausea, abd pain, diarrhea, vomitting, abnormal liver enzyme, headache, increase serum creatinin, rash, restlessness, allergic reaction, chest pain, anorexia, joint pain, back pain, bad taste, disequilibrium, blurred vision, asthma attack, drowsiness, leg/foot pain, flushing, insomnia, hypotension and more..Hope that didn't scare you. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Various: Ciprofloxacin like most antibiotics has many potential side effects although most patients tolerate them without problems. Nausia, vomiting and diarrhea are among the most common side effects. Allergic reactions occur occasionally. Rarely elderly or immunocompromised patients can develop tendonitis or tendon rupture especially of the achilles tendon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me which are the most common side effects of cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Side Effects: Common side effects of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) include diarrhea, dizziness, headache, stomach upset, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, and rash. This is not, however, a complete list of possible and less common side effects, and others may occur. Never use an antibiotic unless you really need it and are under the care of a doctor. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are normal side effects when using cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

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. ...Read more

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The longer i'm on cipro, (ciprofloxacin) is it more likely i'll have severe side effects?

No: Severity of reaction is not determined by duration of treatment. Of course the longer you are on an antibiotic the longer time you are susceptible to having a reaction. ...Read more

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Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) safe? I am taking it for a uti and I am deathly afraid of the side effects I have been reading about. Scared to finish my course.

Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) safe? I am taking it for a uti and I am deathly afraid of the side effects I have been reading about. Scared to finish my course.

Yes: Ciprofloxacin is generally well tolerated and commonly prescribed to adults for urinary tract infections. Side effects are rare. There are side effects to all medications. If you experience any side effects that are not tolerable, stop the medication and consult your MD immediately. ...Read more

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I am trying to cure my prostatitis naturally versus using cipro (ciprofloxacin) as prescribed because of the driug's awful side effects. Is this wise?

I am trying to cure my prostatitis naturally versus using cipro (ciprofloxacin) as prescribed because of the driug's awful side effects.  Is this wise?

No: Untreated prostatitis continues to cause inflammation of your prostate; it can cause irreparable damage, and the infection can spread to your bloodstream, causing septic shock. The "awful side effects" of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are fairly rare; there are millions of people who have used Cipro (ciprofloxacin) without ill effect at all. If you have had adverse effects in the past, let your doctor know to change to another. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride (Definition)

It is used to treat many ...Read more