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Are There Dangerous Side Effects For Taking Cipro
Is cipro 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How common are serious side effects with the drug Bactrim? Is this drug safer than Cipro? I'm taking it for a prostate infection.
Prostate infection: Assuming your doc didn't have lab data demonstrating bacteria & antibiotic resistance (commonly referred to as culture & sensitivity), Ciprofloxacin is better than Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole at getting into the prostate. All quinolones like Cipro carry a Black Box warning against tendonitis & tendon rupture, which while rare, is more common in elderly patients. Check out www.drugs.com for info ...Read more
Having bad side effects after taking some Cipro for UTI. Doc's office closed. Should I go to urgent care or wait till Monday to ask for different drug?
What side effect: if the side effect are bad enough to make you stop the medicine then you need to go to urgent care to have a replacement drug if you could not for any reason you can have a live consult with one of our physician and they can prescribe you a medicine until you see your doctor on Monday staying without any medicine until Monday is not a good idea ...Read more
Which medication has least side effects Bactrim or cipro? I am a seizure risk and taking cymbalta. I need something for a UTI.
In general, Bactrim: would be used before Cipro for Bladder infections. Both are tolerated well, but Bactrim is easier on the kidney. However in Males, the risk of a bladder infection is actually lower than that of a prostate infection and Cipro in that case is preferred. Neither of these will cover ANY STDs-note symptoms are very similar. Your Doctor will decide depending on your symptoms ,tests and Cultures. ...Read more
A dr took me of Macrobid due to dizziness And prescribed me cipro for uti. These have worse potential side effects. I have low BP and low resting HR. Should i be taking this? I just want sulpher!
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
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
Cipro Side Effects: Common side effects of Cipro 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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