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Ciprofloxacin is a synthetic fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Ciprocin has strong activity against most Gram-negative aerobic bacteria including Enterobacteriaceae and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It inhibits the DNA synthesis of the bacterial enzymes responsible for supercoiling.
Ciprofloxacin is used for bacterial infections. It is indicated for
Ciprofloxacin 750 mg is specially indicated for the treatment of pseudomonal infections of the lower respiratory tract; severe infections particularly due to pseudomonas, staphylococcus and streptococci.
Tablet for Adults: The usual dosage range of Ciprofloxacin for adults is 250-750 mg twice daily. It is recommended that the usual dosage should not be exceeded for any treatment. Otherwise, it may suffer greatly.
Urinary Tract Infections:
Respiratory Tract Infections:
Skin and Soft Tissue Infections:
Bone and Joint Infections:
Extended-release tablet: Ciprofloxacin 1000mg tablet should be used once daily for 3 days for the treatment of Complicated Urinary Tract Infection and Acute Uncomplicated Phelonephritis
Suspension: Pediatric (1 to 17 years):
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Read the following instructions carefully before using Ciprofloxacin IV infusion.
Duration: The duration and dosages may vary depending on the types of infection for the patients. So take advice from a registered physician before taking any dosage. Generally, treatment should be continued for at least 2 days after the signs and symptoms of the infection have disappeared.
Ciprofloxacin has some drug interactions. It should not be used within four hours of medications containing magnesium/aluminum Hydroxide, or iron salts as interference with absorption may occur. Increased plasma levels of theophylline have been observed following concurrent administration with Ciprofloxacin.
It is contradicted with the patients who have hypersensitivity to Ciprofloxacin or its elements.
Some minor side effects of Ciprofloxacin may be seen during its medication. All of them are given below:
If any serious condition is observed, then taking advice from a registered physician is recommended.
Ciprofloxacin should be used with caution in patients with suspected or known CNS disorders such as arteriosclerosis or epilepsy or other factors which predispose to seizures and convulsion.
There is no clinical report or caution of using ciprofloxacin in pregnancy and lactation. But it should be used if it is essential for treatment.
Though Ciprofloxacin is effective, it is not recommended for the special population as a first-choice drug.
There is no information on the overdose of using Ciprofloxacin. But sometimes overdose may lead to seizures, hallucinations, confusion, abdominal discomfort, renal and hepatic impairment.
4-Quinolone preparations, Anti-diarrhoeal Antimicrobial drugs
Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place, away from light and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.