Bacteria Home > Adverse Reactions to Cipro
Although most people do not experience any problems with Cipro® (ciprofloxacin), certain risks are associated with the use of this drug. Side effects, for example, are possible and include diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
In most cases, reactions to this medication tend to be mild and easy to treat. However, contact your healthcare provider right away if you experience more serious problems, such as difficulty breathing, hallucinations, or joint or muscle problems.
To help minimize your risk of these and other adverse reactions with Cipro, make sure your healthcare provider has a complete list of all medications you are taking, as well as a complete medical history. By providing your healthcare provider with this information, he or she can be sure this is the right medication for you.
(Click Cipro Side Effects to learn more about these and other adverse reactions to this drug. This article lists other potentially serious problems and explains when to contact your healthcare provider.)