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Ciprofloxacin And Tendonitis
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
Bump maybe 2 inches below my right ear does not hurt when I touch or press on it. I read ciprofloxacin may cause tendonitis could this be related?
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
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
Have had mild intermittent Achilles tendonitis on one leg. Now on cipro (ciprofloxacin). Any way to avoid an exacerbation? Thanks.
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
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?
I did semen culture test twice and diagnosed with staphylococcus epidermidis, the first one was " S " with ciprofloxacin, and second one was " R " why?
Resistant: The strain has become resistant to Ciprofloxacin. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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