Still Having Tendon Pain Long After Taking Cipro
by Thomas Tower Sr.
(Sugar Land ,Texas)
It has been about a year and a half since I was prescribed,CIPRO FLOXACIN for a urinary tract infection . (2 500 mg.tablets daily for 10 days). On DEC. 2,2010, My right wrist became painful to move up or down, swollen up along with my hand. In a few days my hand was so swollen, I could not close my hand to make a fist. Fingers looked like swollen sausages. Very painful to flex fingers even a little.
The tendons to my fingers feel like spring steel, not flexible, will not allow me to make a fist. Now, on March 4th. 2011, My Right hand started to hurt and within 3 days and was swollen, fevery, painful as my left hand. (LEFT HAND HAS less swelling and pain, Still cannot close hand). I have used cold compresses and immobilization which have helped with the pain.
I am now noticing a slight tenderness on my left Achilles heel area. GAD,,, WHERE DOES THIS END?
I'm 79 years old, reasonably good health ( I actually do not take any prescription drugs now)
I am taking Aspirin only.