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Other Uncommon Cipro XR Side Effects

Some side effects, occurring in less than 1 percent of people, were also reported in clinical studies of Cipro XR. Given how uncommon these reactions are, it can be difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by the medication or something else.
Some of these rare but possible side effects include:
  • Stomach pain
  • Lack of energy and weakness
  • General feelings of discomfort
  • Sensitivity to sunlight
  • Headache
  • Low heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Decreased appetite
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling thirsty
  • Gassiness
  • Dry skin
  • Itching
  • Double vision or other vision changes
  • Changes in taste
  • Painful menstruation.

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Cipro XR side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while using this drug. Also, let your healthcare provider know if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to Cipro XR, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
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