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Should I take ciprofloxacin?
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Should I take ciprofloxacin?

I was prescribed ciprofloxacin for a bladder infection.  I have read a ton online about horrible side effects.  I figure most people would post these types of stories rather than success stories.  What is the truth?  How safe should I feel taking this drug?  I voiced my concern to my family doctor and he seems to back the drug.  I took one pill and feel some slight side effects so far, but nothing extremely serious.
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doesn't happen to everyone.  There are neurological effects.  If you walk alot, you will definately feel it cause it will make your tendons sore if you take it for a long time.

I didn't have those side effect with cipro, but I did with levaquin it in the same class but much more powerfull.  The first night I took it, my joints ached.  Then I started getting chills.  After a week or so taking it, the symptoms subsided.  If you walk a lot at work, your feet will hurt more so than before.

cipro did make me have an upset stomach if I didn't eat before hand.  Just remember to not consume anything with lots of calcium 2 hours before or after.
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hi iwould like to ask what is the right ati biotics for me, when i pee im having a discharge
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