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I have been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for about 48 hours for diverticulitis I am now having shoulder pain I researched and it appears I should stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin) r t tendonitis et al can I continue with just the flagyl?

I have been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for about 48 hours for diverticulitis I am now having shoulder pain I researched and it appears I should stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin) r t tendonitis et al can I continue with just the flagyl?

No: Shoulder discomfort is likely not related to the antibiotics. Keep taking the antibiotics as prescribed & contact your prescribing doctor for an examination. Do not stop medications without discussing with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Just prescribed me Ciprofloxacin.....clearly not readin my file. It says it bad for tendons. I have sever tendonitis should I take this?

Dr. Just prescribed me Ciprofloxacin.....clearly not readin my file. It says it bad for tendons. I have sever tendonitis should I take this?

Depends: On why your doctor chose ciprofloxin for your infection. Tendonopathy is a possible result from quinolone use but extremely rare. Ask your doctor if there is another antibiotic that could work for your problem without this risk if you are concerned. All medications have risks and possible side effects. ...Read more

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Day 4/7 1000mg Cipro (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) for epidydimitis. Read some horror stories of neuropathy/tendonitis from cipro (ciprofloxacin) - should I worry? Warning signs? Exercise?

Day 4/7 1000mg Cipro (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) for epidydimitis. Read some horror stories of neuropathy/tendonitis from cipro (ciprofloxacin) - should I worry? Warning signs? Exercise?

No exercise.: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) interferes with human DNA gyrase in maintaining tendon integrity and potentially rupture a tendon. As a matter of interest this occurs more in animals, like dogs.I would wait 3 weeks after completion of antibiotic therapy to help any weakened tendons to strengthen. Then you can be unleashed! (to exercise). believe the neuropathy comes from a different mechanism. ...Read more

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Have had mild intermittent Achilles tendonitis on one leg. Now on cipro (ciprofloxacin). Any way to avoid an exacerbation? Thanks.

Have had mild intermittent Achilles tendonitis on one leg. Now on cipro (ciprofloxacin). Any way to avoid an exacerbation? Thanks.

Stretching: Frequent stretching of the tendon is helpful. There is some concerns with quinalones and tendon ruptures. You might be better off with a different antibiotic if you have an infection. ...Read more

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Can bracing help tendonitis in the foot recently diagnosed after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). My arches have a burning sensation @ times. Normal for tendinitis?

Can bracing help tendonitis in the foot recently diagnosed after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin). My arches have a burning sensation @ times. Normal for tendinitis?

Yes: Yes, an ankle brace can help support the ankle and lock motion in the foot to rest the tendons. You can get them at a podiatry office or drug store. ...Read more

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I have tendonisis in the shoulder I may need to take ciprofloxacin would this affect my tendonisis am I more at risk of tendon rupture?

Tendonitis is a risk: I can not say whether the cipro (ciprofloxacin) will make your tendnitis worse or not. You need to discuss this with your physician and see if there is an alternative to cipro (ciprofloxacin) ...Read more

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How to cure tendonitis?

How to cure tendonitis?

Cause?: It's also important to determine cause of injury to prevent relapse. ...Read more

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How to remove tendonitis?

How to remove tendonitis?

See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injections may be needed for more severe cases. ...Read more

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How serious is tendonitis?

How serious is tendonitis?

It depends: It really depends on the tendon involved and the severity of that involvement. If the pain persists more than 2 or 3 weeks, seek medical help. ...Read more

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What works against tendonitis?

It depends: It depends somewhat on the location of the tendinitis. Options include nsaids, cortisone injection, exercises and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Why isn"t tendonitis hereditary?

Maybe: Lots of conditions have a genetic predisposition. We have not entirely figured out the genetic code and so the answer to your question is speculative. Some people due to their genetic makeup are more likely to get certain diseases, such as tendonitis, but are not destined to have it. They just are predisposed. ...Read more

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What are the tests for tendonitis?

Impingement Signs: Multiple tests for shoulder pain issues from things like impingement tests to evaluating the biceps tendon to also evaluating the shoulder labrum etc. A good musculoskeletal specialist should be able to perform these tests on you. ...Read more

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Which exercises for tendonitis pain?

Need more info: It depends on the location of the tendinitis. I suggest you resubmit your question with more specific info. ...Read more

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What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

Sharp pain, aching: Tendonitis pain is usually sharp and gets worse when you use the muscles attached to the inflamed tendons. For example, in tennis elbow, the worst thing you can do is lift something heavy in a palm-down position (like lifting a suitcase with one hand off the ground away from your body). ...Read more

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What are the different types of tendonitis?

What are the different types of tendonitis?

NSAIDs and rest: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen and rest. Once you return to activity, gentle stretching exercises are important. Steroid injections are a bad idea as they can weaken the tendon, possibly leading to more serious problems, such as tendon rupture. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Antibiotic: Treats infections. Also treats anthrax infection after possible exposure. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. ...Read more

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Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Perhaps: Human bites are a major source of very complicated infections. You don't say where the bite was or what it looks like now. If this area becomes red, tender, swollen, tender or painful would see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medication. ...Read more

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What causes shoulder tendonitis?

What causes shoulder tendonitis?

Overuse.: Oftentimes, it is overuse, either from work or sports. It can be treated with medication and physical therapy. ...Read more

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How is shoulder tendonitis treated?

How is shoulder tendonitis treated?

Non-op 1st: An orthopedic doctor would recommend activity modification/rest, tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaid's, and rotator cuff strengthening exercises initially. These excercies can be done at home or under the direction of a physical therapist. Sometimes a cortisone injection can help. For the rare patient who fails to improve with this approach, surgery sometimes can be considered. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin used for cellulitis?

Yes: Likely not first choice, but yes it can be used. ...Read more

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Is there penicillin in ciprofloxacin?

No: Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, totally unrelated to the penicillins. ...Read more

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is short for ciprofloxacin, a more advanced and potent antibiotic. It has a broad spectrum of action and is used to treat infections of the upper respiratory system, urinary tract and sometimes other systems. People stock piled it briefly during the years of anthrax scare for its effectiveness against this organism. ...Read more

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What causes peroneal tendonitis to happen?

What causes peroneal tendonitis to happen?

Trauma/overuse: Peroneal tendonitis can be related to an injury or overuse and is often associated with a higher arch foot posture which puts more strain on the tendons. Initial treatment with rest, anti-inflammatories and bracing can be effective. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

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