Best Answer

Birth defects are possible in pregnant patients taking Cipro. It has not been proven that Cipro is the cause of the defects, however.

User Avatar

Wiki User

βˆ™ 2014-06-25 17:24:37
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides
2 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Can taking cipro cause birth defects?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Which antibiotics cause yellow tongue?

I was taking Cipro and Flagel and now I have yellow tongue.

Can cipro cause a missed period?

My period is 10days late and I also took Cipro for 10 days. I tested pregnancy and it was negative, so only thing different was my urinal infection and taking cipro.

Is it ok to take ciprofloxacin while pregnant?

Ciprofloxacin is a category C drug, while there are no proven studies showing birth defects while taking this drug, there has been bone defects in animals tested at a much a higher dose than given to humans. You should notify your doctor if you are pregnant or become pregnant while on cipro. It is NOT safe to breastfeed while taking this medication.

Does cipro affect the birth control patch?

No, there's no problem in taking those 2 drugs at the same time.

Will Cipro affect birth control?

Yes all antibiotics weaken birth control pills. Always use alternate methods of contraception when taking antibiotics.

Does Cipro affect the Birth Control Pill?

Yes it does. I was taking Yaz and never missed a pill and took it according to all the directions. I was prescribed Cipro for a urinary tract infection and found out i was pregnant two weeks later. Thank you Insta Care for telling me Cipro lowered the effectiveness of my birth control after I found out I was pregnant.

Does cipro cause birth control to be less effective?

This site will answer your question.

Can you take celebrex and cipro together?

Yes, there is no problem in taking cipro while taking celebrex. At the same moment or in the same day.

Does cipro affect birth control?

No. Some types of antibiotics interact poorly with birth control, but Cipro (the brand name of ciproflaxin) should be safe to take with birth control pills.

Can Cipro cause panic attacks?


Can you take Ibuprophen or acetametaphine while taking Cipro?

no one should not take Ciprofloxacine along with any NSAID's(Ibuprofen and acetomenophine) because these drugs along with cipro may cause CNS toxicity, seizures may be reported.

What are the side affects for taking Cipro 500mg?

Nothing. We prescribed Cipro to pregnant women all the time. Speak to your doctor about this.

People also asked