Skip to content

    Announcements

    Attention All WebMD Community Members:

    These message boards are closed to posting. Please head on over to our new WebMD Message Boards to check out and participate in the great conversations taking place: https://messageboards.webmd.com/

    cipro and triceps tendon rupture
    avatar
    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?
     
    avatar
    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


    Helpful Tips

    Cure
    Please, check out my web page. www.walk-n-heal.com I had Plantar Fasciitis and ended up inventing an insert that cures the ailment. My ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 3 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

    For more information, visit the Duke Health Sports Medicine Center