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Ciprofloxacin Depression Side Effects

Ciprofloxacin Depression Side Effect Reports


The following Ciprofloxacin Depression side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Depression, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Ciprofloxacin or it might take time to develop.



Neuropathy Peripheral, Paraesthesia, Hypoaesthesia, Skin Burning Sensation, Vision Blurred, Depression, Poor Quality Sleep, Memory Impairment, Pain In Extremity

This Depression side effect was reported by a physician from DE. A 63-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: prostatitis. The patient was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Levofloxacin
When starting to take Ciprofloxacin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Paraesthesia
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Skin Burning Sensation
  • Vision Blurred
  • Depression
  • Poor Quality Sleep
  • Memory Impairment
  • Pain In Extremity
These side effects may potentially be related to Ciprofloxacin.
Feeling Abnormal, Amnesia, Gastrointestinal Disorder, Dysphagia, Neuropathy Peripheral, Tendon Pain, Psychotic Disorder, Depersonalisation, Depression

This Depression Ciprofloxacin Sandoz side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CA on Mar 12, 2014. A male , 47 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ciprofloxacin Sandoz. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Amnesia
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Dysphagia
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Tendon Pain
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Depersonalisation
  • Depression
. Ciprofloxacin Sandoz dosage: 500 Mg, Bid. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Anxiety, Depression, Rash, Feeling Abnormal

This is a Ciprofloxacin side effect report of a 31-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: urinary tract infection,epididymitis, who was treated with Ciprofloxacin (dosage:1 A Day Mouth, start time: Aug 10, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Rash
  • Feeling Abnormal
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Ciprofloxacin treatment in patients suffering from urinary tract infection,epididymitis, resulting in Depression.

Bedridden, Vision Blurred, Cataract, Depression, Dyspepsia, Dry Eye, Blood Pressure Decreased, Feeling Cold, Dissociation

A 68-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: diverticulitis,prurigo started Ciprofloxacin treatment (dosage: NA) on Sep 11, 2013. Soon after starting Ciprofloxacin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Bedridden
  • Vision Blurred
  • Cataract
  • Depression
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dry Eye
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Feeling Cold
  • Dissociation
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin
  • Clopidogrel
  • Codeine
  • Ibuprofen
  • Meropenem
  • Mometasone
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Ciprofloxacin side effects, such as Depression.
Tendon Pain, Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Depression, Insomnia, Joint Crepitation, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Palpitations

A female patient from GB was prescribed and started Ciprofloxacin on Oct 23, 2013. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: tendon pain, anxiety, decreased appetite, depression, insomnia, joint crepitation, arthralgia, diarrhoea, palpitations Additional patient health information: Female , 27 years of age, weighting 133.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Ciprofloxacin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Magnesium
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim
  • Vitamin C
Bedridden, Vision Blurred, Cataract, Depression, Dyspepsia, Dry Eye, Blood Pressure Decreased, Dissociation, Deafness

This report suggests a potential Ciprofloxacin Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 68-year-old female patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): diverticulitis,prurigo and used Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 500 Mg, Bid) starting Sep 11, 2013. Soon after starting Ciprofloxacin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Bedridden
  • Vision Blurred
  • Cataract
  • Depression
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dry Eye
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
  • Dissociation
  • Deafness
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Clopidogrel (Unk)
  • Clopidogrel (Given For Four Weeks End Of May. Allergic Reaction So Stopped By Consultant.)
  • Codeine (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (Unk)
  • Meropenem (Unk)
  • Mometasone (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although Ciprofloxacin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Anxiety, Depression, Arthralgia, Joint Crepitation, Decreased Appetite, Palpitations, Panic Attack, Insomnia, Diarrhoea

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 22, 2013 by a Female taking Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 1000 Milligram Daily;) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 27 years of age, weighting 133.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: anxiety, depression, arthralgia, joint crepitation, decreased appetite, palpitations, panic attack, insomnia, diarrhoea. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim
  • Magnesium
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Vitamin C
Tendon Pain, Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Depression, Insomnia, Joint Crepitation, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Palpitations

This Depression problem was reported by a health professional from GB. A 27-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): cystitis.On Sep 16, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 500 Mg, Bid). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Magnesium
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim
  • Vitamin C
When commencing Ciprofloxacin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Tendon Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Crepitation
  • Arthralgia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Palpitations
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Depression, Decreased Appetite, Joint Crepitation, Arthralgia, Palpitations, Panic Attack, Insomnia, Diarrhoea

This is a Ciprofloxacin side effect report of a 27-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: cystitis and was treated with Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 1000 Mg (500 Mg,2 In 1 D),oral) starting Sep 16, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus (lactobacillus Acidophilus)
  • Magnesium (magnesium)
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim (trimethoprim)
  • Vitamin C
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Joint Crepitation
  • Arthralgia
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Attack
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhoea
This opens a possibility that Ciprofloxacin could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Panic Attack, Joint Crepitation, Palpitations, Joint Stiffness, Joint Swelling, Anxiety, Depression, Arthralgia, Decreased Appetite

This Depression side effect was reported by a health professional from GB on Oct 17, 2013. A female patient from GB , 27 years of age, weighting 133.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: panic attack, joint crepitation, palpitations, joint stiffness, joint swelling, anxiety, depression, arthralgia, decreased appetite. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500 Mg, Bid.
Associated medications used:
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim
  • Magnesium
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Vitamin C
These side effects may potentially be related to Ciprofloxacin.
Tendon Pain, Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Depression, Insomnia, Joint Crepitation, Arthralgia, Diarrhoea, Palpitations

This Depression side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GB. A 27-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: cystitis. The patient was prescribed Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 500 Mg, Bid), which was started on Sep 16, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lactobacillus Acidophilus
  • Magnesium
  • Nitrofurantoin
  • Trimethoprim
  • Vitamin C
When starting to take Ciprofloxacin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Tendon Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Joint Crepitation
  • Arthralgia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Palpitations
These side effects may potentially be related to Ciprofloxacin.
Anxiety, Panic Attack, Depression, Dizziness, Abdominal Pain, Dyspnoea

This Depression Ciprofloxacin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Sep 26, 2013. A Female , 28 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anxiety
  • Panic Attack
  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Dyspnoea
. Ciprofloxacin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Depression, Anxiety, Depersonalisation, Insomnia, Fatigue, Migraine, Pain, Tinnitus

This is a Ciprofloxacin 500mg side effect report of a 38-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: campylobacter infection, who was treated with Ciprofloxacin 500mg (dosage:Cipro Twice Daily Taken By Mouth, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Depression side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Depersonalisation
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Pain
  • Tinnitus
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Ciprofloxacin 500mg treatment in patients suffering from campylobacter infection, resulting in Depression.
Arthropathy, Tendon Pain, Headache, Nausea, Dry Eye, Dry Mouth, Myalgia, Fatigue, Depression

A 23-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: urinary tract infection started Ciprofloxacin treatment (dosage: NA) on May 17, 2013. Soon after starting Ciprofloxacin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Arthropathy
  • Tendon Pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dry Eye
  • Dry Mouth
  • Myalgia
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Ciprofloxacin side effects, such as Depression.
Muscle Spasms, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Tendonitis, Gait Disturbance, Pain In Extremity, Sensation Of Heaviness, Depression, Walking Aid User

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Ciprofloxacin on Aug 14, 2013. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: muscle spasms, neck pain, bursitis, tendonitis, gait disturbance, pain in extremity, sensation of heaviness, depression, walking aid user Additional patient health information: Female , 58 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Ciprofloxacin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Allegra
  • Omeprazol
  • Lisinopril
  • Acetaminaphine
Anxiety, Depression, Eczema, Arthropathy

This report suggests a potential Ciprofloxacin Depression side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 56-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): urinary tract infection and used Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 1,bid,by Mouth) starting Jun 13, 2013. Soon after starting Ciprofloxacin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eczema
  • Arthropathy
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Ciprofloxacin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Depression, may still occur.
Muscle Tightness, Tendonitis, Arthralgia, Vitreous Floaters, Dry Throat, Depression, Insomnia, Nightmare, Weight Decreased

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jun 24, 2013 by a male taking Ciprofloxacin, 500 Mg, West-ward (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 18 years of age, weighting 190.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: muscle tightness, tendonitis, arthralgia, vitreous floaters, dry throat, depression, insomnia, nightmare, weight decreased. Additional medications/treatments:
Disturbance In Attention, Anxiety, Back Pain, Coordination Abnormal, Depression, Diarrhoea, Somnolence, Fatigue, Insomnia

This Depression problem was reported by a health professional from SE. A 38-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): prostatitis,urinary tract infection.On 2004 a consumer started treatment with Ciprofloxacin Hexal (dosage: 1000 Mg, Qd). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Ciprofloxacin Sandoz (1000 Mg, Qd)
  • Ciprofloxacin Arrow (1000 Mg, Qd)
  • Paroxetin (Unk Ukn, Unk)
  • Mirtazapin (Unk Ukn, Unk)
When commencing Ciprofloxacin Hexal, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Disturbance In Attention
  • Anxiety
  • Back Pain
  • Coordination Abnormal
  • Depression
  • Diarrhoea
  • Somnolence
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Depression, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abnormal Dreams, Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Depression, Metamorphopsia, Malaise, Heart Rate Increased, Nightmare

This is a Ciprofloxacin side effect report of a 65-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GB. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: urinary tract infection and was treated with Ciprofloxacin (dosage: 1 Df, Bid) starting May 22, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Simvastatin (Unk)
  • Sumatriptan (Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Depression
  • Metamorphopsia
  • Malaise
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Nightmare
This opens a possibility that Ciprofloxacin could cause Depression and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Anxiety, Decreased Appetite, Abnormal Dreams, Depression, Metamorphopsia, Malaise, Heart Rate Increased, Nightmare

This Depression side effect was reported by a health professional from GB on Jun 20, 2013. A female patient from GB , 65 years of age, weighting 148.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: anxiety, decreased appetite, abnormal dreams, depression, metamorphopsia, malaise, heart rate increased, nightmare. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 1 Df, Bid.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Simvastatin
  • Sumatriptan (Unk)
These side effects may potentially be related to Ciprofloxacin.
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Ciprofloxacin Depression Causes and Reviews


Depression is a serious medical illness. It's more than just a feeling of being sad or "blue" for a few days. If you are one of the more than 19 million teens and adults in the United States who have Depression, the feelings do not go away. They persist and interfere with your everyday life. Symptoms can include

  • Feeling sad or "empty"
  • Loss of interest in favorite activities
  • Overeating, or not wanting to eat at all
  • Not being able to sleep, or sleeping too much
  • Feeling very tired
  • Feeling hopeless, irritable, anxious, or guilty
  • Aches or pains, headaches, cramps, or digestive problems
  • Thoughts of death or suicide

Depression is a disorder of the brain. There are a variety of causes, including genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. Depression can happen at any age, but it often begins in teens and young adults. It is much more common in women. Women can also get postpartum Depression after the birth of a baby. Some people get seasonal affective disorder in the winter. Depression is one part of bipolar disorder.

There are effective treatments for Depression, including antidepressants, talk therapy, or both.

NIH: National Institute of Mental Health


Ciprofloxacin Depression Reviews

Wed, 19 Jan 2011
I am a female was 65 years of age when given cipro for an infection. I developed PMR immediately after was so stiff I could not even push the gas pedal in my car-Here I am almost three years later and I still have flair up and am still on Prednisone and I have anxeity and Depression someone should get this drug off the market!
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