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Palmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome, Fatigue, Diarrhoea, Dehydration, Weight Decreased, Nausea, Vomiting (8454941-9)
on Jun 15, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 197.0 lb, was treated with Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome, fatigue, diarrhoea, dehydration, weight decreased, nausea, vomiting. Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Seroquel
  • Calcium 600 + D (Unk)
  • Diphenoxylate Hcl And Atropine Sulfate (Unk)
  • Omeprazole
  • Sutent (50 Mg, Unk)
  • Alendronate Sodium (Unk)
  • Alprazolam (Unk)
  • Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Unk)


Prostatomegaly, Heart Rate Abnormal, Chest Pain (8454802-5)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin Hcl. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: prostatomegaly, heart rate abnormal, chest pain on Jun 15, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • bacterial infection
and. Ciprofloxacin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg Twice Daily.

Anxiety, Pain, Abdominal Distension, Asthenia, Irritability, Decreased Appetite, Fatigue, Hyperhidrosis (8451191-7)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 05, 2012 by a Female taking Ciprofloxacin Hcl (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • hepatitis c
and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 193.2 lb, After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: anxiety, pain, abdominal distension, asthenia, irritability, decreased appetite, fatigue, hyperhidrosis.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Xanax
  • Incivek
  • Peginterferon Alfa-2a
  • Ribavirin


Blood Pressure Decreased, Dyspnoea, Pallor (8450615-9)
on Jun 06, 2012 Female from MAURITIUS , 26 years of age, was treated with Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: blood pressure decreased, dyspnoea, pallor. Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride dosage: N/A.


Burning Sensation, Tendon Rupture, Arthralgia (8450311-8)
on Jun 14, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, weighting 170.0 lb, was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: burning sensation, tendon rupture, arthralgia. Ciprofloxacin dosage: N/A.

Asthenia, Dysphagia, Respiratory Disorder, Herpes Zoster, Product Quality Issue, Gait Disturbance (8450147-8)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: asthenia, dysphagia, respiratory disorder, herpes zoster, product quality issue, gait disturbance on May 30, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 80 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500 Mg 9250 Mg, 2 In 1 D), Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Colchicine
  • Tenormin
  • Chloride
  • Uloric
  • Lasix
  • Protonix
  • Ravatio
Patient was hospitalized.

Oedema Peripheral, Tooth Infection, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Discomfort, Weight Increased, Malaise, Menorrhagia, Chest Pain (8447594-7)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 14, 2012 by a Female taking Ciprofloxacin Hcl (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: oedema peripheral, tooth infection, dizziness, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, weight increased, malaise, menorrhagia, chest pain.
Associated medications used:
  • Ambrisentan (Unk)


Guillain-barre Syndrome (8444783-2)
on May 26, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: guillain-barre syndrome. Ciprofloxacin dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Cholesterol Increased, Myocardial Infarction, Sepsis (8444162-8)
on Jun 08, 2012 Male from BRAZIL , 44 years of age, weighting 194.0 lb, was treated with Ciprofloxacin. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: blood cholesterol increased, myocardial infarction, sepsis. Ciprofloxacin dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Atenolol
  • Aspirin
  • Pantoprazole
  • Paroxetine
  • Crestor
Patient was hospitalized.

Mouth Ulceration (8443699-5)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin Hcl. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: mouth ulceration on Jun 14, 2012 from SINGAPORE Additional patient health information: Female , 43 years of age, . Ciprofloxacin Hcl dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Large Intestinal Ulcer, Treatment Failure, Colonic Polyp, Nausea, Vomiting, Weight Decreased, Pseudomembranous Colitis, Colitis Ischaemic, Peritonitis (8443676-4)
Adverse event was reported on May 25, 2012 by a Female taking Ciprofloxacin Hcl (Dosage: 500 Mg 1x/12 Hours, Oral) was diagnosed with
  • diarrhoea
  • pseudomembranous colitis
and. Location: MEXICO , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: large intestinal ulcer, treatment failure, colonic polyp, nausea, vomiting, weight decreased, pseudomembranous colitis, colitis ischaemic, peritonitis.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Metronidazole (500 Mg 1x/8 Hours, Oral)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemodialysis, Liver Injury, Cholestasis, Neutropenic Sepsis, Mycobacterium Fortuitum Infection, Hallucination, Visual, Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Cardiac Failure (8440203-2)
on Jun 01, 2012 Male from , 43 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • mycobacterium fortuitum infection
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: haemodialysis, liver injury, cholestasis, neutropenic sepsis, mycobacterium fortuitum infection, hallucination, visual, cardio-respiratory arrest, bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, cardiac failure. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 1000 Mg (500 Mg, 2 In 1 D),.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Clarithromycin (1000 Mg (500 Mg, 2 In 1 D),)
  • Teicoplanin (teicoplanin) (400 Mg (400 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Parenteral)
  • Cyclophosphamide (100 Mg (100 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral)
  • Oseltamivir Phosphate (150 Mg (75 Mg, 2 In 1 D), Parenteral)
  • Prednisolone (60 Mg,)
  • Voriconazole
  • Meropenem (2 Gm (1 Gm, 2 In 1 D), Parenteral)
  • Amphotericin B
Patient was hospitalized.

Full Blood Count Decreased, Fall, Cystitis, Cholecystectomy, Ingrowing Nail, Dizziness, Loss Of Consciousness, Burning Sensation (8439520-1)
on Jun 13, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 150.0 lb, was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: full blood count decreased, fall, cystitis, cholecystectomy, ingrowing nail, dizziness, loss of consciousness, burning sensation. Ciprofloxacin dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Reglan (Unk)
  • Norvasc (5 Mg, Daily)
  • Xanax (1/2 Tablet Qd)
  • Depakote (Unk)
  • Toprol-xl
  • Macrobid (Unk)
  • Bactrim (Unk)
  • Atacand (32 Mg, 1x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.

Muscular Weakness, Tendon Rupture, Tendon Pain, Joint Swelling, Rotator Cuff Syndrome, Arthralgia, Musculoskeletal Pain (8436719-5)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: muscular weakness, tendon rupture, tendon pain, joint swelling, rotator cuff syndrome, arthralgia, musculoskeletal pain on Jun 11, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 150.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • sinusitis
  • bronchitis
and. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500mg Bid Po.

Pancytopenia (8436096-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 08, 2012 by a Male taking Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride (Dosage: 400 Mg/200 Ml) . Location: FRANCE , 78 years of age, After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: pancytopenia.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Rocephin
Patient was hospitalized.

Arthralgia, Abasia, Chondropathy, Joint Swelling (8435998-8)
on Jun 08, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, weighting 117.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • overgrowth bacterial
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: arthralgia, abasia, chondropathy, joint swelling. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500 Mg, 2x/day, Po.

Pulmonary Oedema, Renal Impairment, Renal Failure Acute, Pulmonary Congestion (8435523-1)
on Jun 11, 2012 Female from GERMANY , 89 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • evidence based treatment
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: pulmonary oedema, renal impairment, renal failure acute, pulmonary congestion. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500 Mg, Bid.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Om)
  • Pantoprazole (20 Mg, Om)
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate (5mg: 2-0-1-0)
  • Doxazosin Mesylate (2mg: 2-0-2-0)
  • Moxonidin (0.2 Mg, Om)
  • Moviprep (Movicol :1-1-0-0)
  • Vocado (1 Df, Om)
Patient was hospitalized.

Neck Pain, Headache (8435243-3)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: neck pain, headache on Jun 08, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 72 years of age, weighting 165.0 lb, . Ciprofloxacin dosage: 2 A Day.

Drop Attacks, Tendonitis, Muscular Weakness, Head Injury, Lumbosacral Plexus Injury, Wound (8434841-0)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 11, 2012 by a Male taking Ciprofloxacin (Dosage: Daily Dose 1000 Mg) was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
  • bipolar disorder
and. Location: ITALY , 66 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: drop attacks, tendonitis, muscular weakness, head injury, lumbosacral plexus injury, wound.
Associated medications used:
  • Lithium Carbonate (Daily Dose 300 Mg)
  • Lorazepam (Daily Dose 2.5 Mg)
Patient was hospitalized.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (8434458-8)
on May 31, 2012 Female from GERMANY , weighting 209.4 lb, was diagnosed with
  • cystitis
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin. Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: carpal tunnel syndrome. Ciprofloxacin dosage: 1 Df, Qd.

Heart Rate Increased, Dyspnoea, Syncope, Ocular Hyperaemia (8433752-4)
on Jun 05, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • infection prophylaxis
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin Hcl. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: heart rate increased, dyspnoea, syncope, ocular hyperaemia. Ciprofloxacin Hcl dosage: 500 Mg, Bid.

Pulmonary Embolism (8431735-1)
Patient was taking Ciprofloxacin. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: pulmonary embolism on Jun 04, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, . Ciprofloxacin dosage: 500 Mg, Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Excedrin Ib (Unk)
  • Yasmin
  • Synthroid (0.225 Mg, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Sensory Loss, Polyneuropathy, Loss Of Proprioception, Guillain-barre Syndrome, Hypoaesthesia, Altered Visual Depth Perception, Muscular Weakness, Areflexia, Paraesthesia (8431725-9)
Adverse event was reported on May 28, 2012 by a Male taking Ciprofloxacin (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • urinary tract infection
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, Patient felt the following Ciprofloxacin side effects: sensory loss, polyneuropathy, loss of proprioception, guillain-barre syndrome, hypoaesthesia, altered visual depth perception, muscular weakness, areflexia, paraesthesia. Patient was hospitalized.

Shunt Thrombosis, Haematoma (8431597-2)
on May 30, 2012 Male from CANADA , weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • crohn's disease
  • osteoporosis
and was treated with Ciprofloxacin Hcl. After Ciprofloxacin was administered, patient encountered several Ciprofloxacin side effects: shunt thrombosis, haematoma. Ciprofloxacin Hcl dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Calcium
  • Remicade
  • Gravol Tab
  • Flagyl
  • Prevacid
Patient was hospitalized.

Vasculitis (8431567-4)
on Jun 07, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 51 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was treated with Ciprofloxacin 500mg Dr. Reddy's Laboratory. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Ciprofloxacin side effects: vasculitis. Ciprofloxacin 500mg Dr. Reddy's Laboratory dosage: 500 Mg Bid Po.

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