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Cipro Joint Pain Treatment
I have taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 1/2 days and I am having major muscle and joint pain. I stopped taking it, how long will it stay in my system?
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Not too long. It depends how quickly your body metabolizes it. ...Read more
Got diagnosed with a uti, and they gave me 500 milligrams cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and a few hours after taking my first dose I have had some joint pain is this normal?
Quinolones: The fluorinated quinolones, including Ciprofloxacin have been implicated infrequently in creating tendon damage. This can create joint pain, but improbable within hours after a first dose. Many questions about whether your UTI could actually be gonorrhea or was somehow otherwise associated with acute arthritis. See your doctor. ...Read more
Taking 500mgs of cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 28 days, stopped taking it after 6th felt weird2 days off it now and have mild joint pain, mild burning and anxious, help?
Ciprofloxacin: Because of your description of symptoms, see you physician for possible complications of joint or tendon pain. One of the known risks when taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is possible tendonitis or tendon tearing, this may or may not be around a joint depending on location of pain. I know of a few specialist in your area if you need a referral. Best of luck. ...Read more
Should I continue taking ciprofloxacin. Elbows joint pain bad nausea. Never had joint pain. Did have neuropathy and it is worse since taking cipro.
Be checked: Presumably you are on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for an infection. So it is possible that it is a reaction to the antibiotic, or it is possible it is related to the infection. I would let your doctor know immediately about your change in symptoms and be rechecked to determine the diagnosis and appropriate course of action. ...Read more
Took Cipro (ciprofloxacin) months ago and since have had plethora of health issues (Weakness, fatigue, joint pain, foggy thinking, depression etc). How do I recover?
Ciprofloxacin: It would help to know for what reason you were prescribed the Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) however, it is highly unlikely that your current symptoms are related to this antibiotic taken months ago. You have many issues now, all of which may or may not be related, and I suggest you see your provider to discuss a plan for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
On augmentin and feeling worse on it. Joint pain and lethergy. Can this be a reaction. Had it when I was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) too. Constant antibiotics 5 year?
No sign of systemic infection causing chronic joint pain. Noticed pain gone for 1-2 mos. After Bactrim & Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for UTIs. Rheum. Dr. no help. Ideas?
I was prescribed cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagy started to get real bad joint pains so I stopped cipro (ciprofloxacin) and continued fgl?
Contact doctor ASAP: You don't say what kind of infection you have. However, when these antibiotics are used together, ciprofloxacin often is just as important (or even more important) than metronidazole (Flagyl®). Check with your doctor ASAP; s/he probably will want to substitute another antibiotic for cipro. ...Read more
Get eval: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've cracked my joints for years and I have joint pain everywhere what can I do and tests/treatment?
Doing that!!!!!!! You are irritating the otherwise healthy YOUNG joint cartilages! You are ASKING for arthritic problems in the future!
My opinion only!
Hope it helps you!
Dr Z ...Read more
50yr lady hypertensive since 8yrs now developed joint pain, uric acid level 7.3, what is the cause of inc uric acid n treatment?
Joint pains: Depends on the cause of pain, age of patient and other medical conditions. Mainly symptomatic relief with paracetamol or brufen. But if pain die to infection, antibiotics will be needed along with orthopaedic review. If it is injury- pain relief+ rule out fracture. If arthritis- pain relief + bloods + rheumatologist review. If viral fever- pain relief+ time. Stomach ulcers- no NSAIDs. See Doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chikungunya: Treatment is largely symptomatic in nature. There is no vaccine to prevent it & no specific treatment for it. Rest, hydration and Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications are recommended. Skin discoloration may occur which can be treated w/ topical corticosteroids (use sunscreen). For itching (urticaria) an antihistamine may help. Topical antibiotics may be used on ulcers. Oral corticosteroids ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Despite being on high treatment plan 4 ra. The severity is still high. Severe flare ups. Severe joint pain. Extreme difficulty activities. Plz see profile?
Do doctors discontinue wellbutrin (bupropion) if joint pain starts in the first week of treatment?
Depends: Usually with joint pain that is common stiffness or osteoarthritis can be treated first line with otc tylenol, (acetaminophen) and/or nsaids like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Failing that you should see your doctor for more evaluation and possible prescription treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No specific oil: Stretching, heat from a shower or heating pad (don't get burned), massage, & acupuncture can help. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer