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.

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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...

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...

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...

Are there dangerous side effects for taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Achilles pain. Allergic reactions to antibiotics are the most concerning. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be associated with lower blood sugars but one interesting side effect can be Achilles pain. Taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) frequently does result in bacterial resistance. Read more...
Yes. Though these are quite uncommon and this drug is usually tolerated well, dangerous side effects include tendonitis, heart rhythm problems, interactions with other medicines, and anaphylaxis. Read more...

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...

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. You really need to take the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) if you want to get better. There is no natural cure that works for prostatitis. Read more...
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...

Are you aware of the devastating side effects of floroquinolones, levaquin, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) etc. Why aren't patients warned of this?

Quinolones. I'm not sure what you mean by "the devastating side effects of fluoroquinolones". I have prescribed many, many, many doses myself to children and adolescents and they are overall safe. It is known that they can cause a reversible arthropathy and it is also known, and warned about every time I prescribe it, that they can cause tendonitis and tendon rupture rarely. Your doctor should mention this. Read more...