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Consuming alcohol with Ciprofloxacin does not cause any harmful side effects.
Ciprofloxacin may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the deve... View More
Ciprofloxacin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the bab... View More
Ciprofloxacin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Ciprofloxacin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciprofloxacin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ciprofloxacin is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciprofloxacin may not be n... View More
Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat... View More
Uses of Ciprofloxacin
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Ciprofloxacin
How to use Ciprofloxacin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ciprofloxacin may be taken... View More
How Ciprofloxacin works
Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing... View More
What if you forget to take Ciprofloxacin?
If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to ... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Ciprofloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Discontinue Ciprofloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.... View More
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Cystic fibrosis, Intra-abdominal infections, Meningitis, Peritonitis, Endocarditis, Anthrax, Otitis media, Septicaemia, Lower Respiratory Tract Infectio... View More
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to minimise GI discomfort. Do not take w/ antacids, Fe or dairy products. IV Administration ... View More
Oral Adult Dose: For oral dosage & suspension: Urinary Tract infection: Acute uncomplicated: 250 mg twice daily for 3 days; Mild/Moderate: 250 mg twice... View More
Child Dose: PO 20–40 mg/kg/day, max 1.5 g/day q12h. IV 20–30 mg/kg/day, max 1.2 g/day q12h. Children and adolescents: RTI & GI infections: Neonate-... View More
Renal impairment CrCl >50 mL/min: Dose adjustment not necessary CrCl 30-50 mL/min: 250-500 mg PO q12hr CrCl <30 mL/min: Extended-release, 500 mg PO q... View More
Hypersensitivity. Not to be used concurrently with tizanidine. Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or sun lamps during treatment.
Mode of Action
Ciprofloxacin promotes breakage of double-stranded DNA in susceptible organisms and inhibits DNA gyrase, which is essential in reproduction of bacterial... View More
Epilepsy, history of CNS disorders; severe renal or hepatic dysfunction; G6PD deficiency; maintain adequate hydration; myasthaenia gravis. Caution when ... View More
1-10% Nausea (3%),Abdominal pain (2%),Diarrhea (2% adults; 5% children),Increased aminotransferase levels (2%),Vomiting (1% adults; 5% children),Headac... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy category: C Lactation: Drug enters breast milk; use not recommended (American Academy of Pediatrics Committee states that drug is compatibl... View More
May increase plasma concentrations of CYP1A2 substrates (e.g. clozapine, ropinirole, theophylline). Enhances effect of oral anticoagulants (e.g. warfari... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More