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cipro and triceps tendon rupture
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alapii posted:
I took a course of cipro in early may 2010. Seven weeks later I suffered a ruptured triceps tendon. how long after taking cipro can a tendon be subject to rupture?
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Louise_WebMD_Staff responded:
Yikes.

One of the warnings about Cipro is that of an increased risk of tendon rupture. I am sorry to hear it happened to you.

I haven't seen a direct scientific mention in the literature available online (though admittedly I haven't dug deeply) about how long the tendon rupture risk exists. I know that my doctor has told me 6-12 weeks after Cipro you can still have adverse events related to taking it.
~Louise


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