Ciplox - 500mg (Cipro )

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Ciprofloxacin

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Ciplox - 500mg $13.7200New
US Brand Name Cipro
Strength 500mg
Generic Name Ciprofloxacin
Manufacturer Cipla
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

CIPLOX 500mg

Ciplox is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. Various infections in which this medicine is prescribed include Sinusitis, Prostatitis, Bone and joint infections, Gonorrhea, Diarrhea caused by bacteria, Typhoid fever, Urinary tract infections and skin infections.

 

How it works?

This medicine works by fighting the bacteria present in the body and also prevents them from reproducing.

 

Important information about Medicine

Ciprofloxacin belongs to the family of fluoroquinolones antibiotics. Different bacterial species for which this medicine is prescribed are Enterococcus, Anthrax, Salmonella, Proteus, Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, Pseudomonas, Klebsiella and Shigella.

 

Dosage information

The dosage would depend on the type of bacterial infection and condition of the patient. Patients are advised to take regular dosages to get quick results from this antibiotic.

 

Strengths available

Ciplox is available in four strengths 100mg, 250mg, 500mg and 750mg.

 

What if you miss a dose?

Do not miss any dose of Ciplox, in case you miss one, take it as soon as you realize. In case, you feel that the time to next dose is close, skip the missed one and take the regular one.

 

What if you overdose?

Overdosing is strictly not recommended as it could even prove fatal. Make sure that you do not make any changes to the dosage instructed by the doctor. In case, you overdose, contact your local poison center or medical emergency service for help.

 

Things to be taken care of

Women who are pregnant, lactating or trying to conceive need to talk to their doctor before taking Ciplox. This medicine should not be given to children below the age of 18 years. if suffering from depression, asthma, reflux, tendon injury, liver or kidney disease or any heart condition take this medicine with caution only after consulting your doctor. This medicine is not going to act on flu and cold as it does not act on viral infections.

 

Side Effects

Common side effects that can occur are:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Heartburn
  • Itching
  • Stomachache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • Seizures
  • Dizziness
  • Depression
  • Swelling or pain near a joint
  • Numbness
  • Decreased ability to pass urine
  • Chest pain
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Hives
  • Blistering of the skin

Talk to your doctor if you notice any such symptoms and seek immediate medical help.

 

Interaction with other drugs

Ciplox might interact with Advil, Motrin, antacids, supplements that contain calcium, iron, magnesium and aluminium. Avoid taking caffeine as this medicine would add to its strength leading to sleeplessness and anxiety. If taking any herbal medicine, stop its intake while taking Ciplox as this might also lead to an interference bringing down efficacy of the antibiotic. 


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