Generic Name: Ciprofloxacin
Our Brand: Ciplox, Cipract, Bacquinor, Baycip, Bernoflox, Ciflox, Cifloxin, Ciloxan, Ciprinol, Ciprobay
Popular Brand: Cipro (Ciprofloxacin)
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Valid For: 24 Months
Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic. It belongs to the class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolone. The drug works preventing the reproduction and repair of DNA thereby stopping the multiplication of bacteria
How to Use
For the safe use of Cipro (Ciprofloxacin), your doctor needs to know if any of these conditions apply to you:
- Joint problems
- History of allergic reactions to antibiotics
- Kidney disease
- Seizures or epilepsy
A dose adjustment may be needed if any of the above conditions apply to you. Your doctor may also advice you not to use the medication all together.
Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) should be used as prescribed. Do not take the medication with dairy products as they will make it less effective. Dairy products can be taken with regular meals but not with the drug alone. It is also recommended to take several glasses of water throughout the day while using this medication. Your doctor should also be informed of all the medications you are using. Some medications need to be taken 2 hours after taking Cipro or 6 hours before taking the drug.
Each dose has to be taken with at least 8 ounces of water (full glass of water). You must also take more fluids throughout the day during treatment.
The oral suspension needs to be shaken for 15 seconds. Use the correct measuring cup or spoon. It is recommended to use calibrated measuring cup or medicine. Swallow the oral suspension without chewing.
The extended-release tablets should not be chewed, crushed or broken. They should be swallowed whole.
You can take Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) with or without food. However, never take the medicine with dairy products.
FDA Pregnancy Classification
Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) can cause harm to the unborn baby. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant soon. The active ingredients may also pass into breast milk and harm a breastfeeding baby. Don’t use this medication if you are breastfeeding. Talk to your doctor first.
Store at room temperature and far from direct heat and moisture. Liquid medicine can be refrigerated but should never be frozen.
- Hallucinations, confusion, suicidal thoughts, depression
- Sudden swelling or pain of the joints
- Stomach pain, nausea, lost appetite, clay-colored or stools, dark urine, jaundice
- Bloody or watery diarrhea
- Chest pounding, pain or fast heartbeats
- Urinating more or less
- Tingling, numbness, or unusual pain in the body
- Nausea or vomiting
- Drowsiness or dizziness
- Blurred vision
- Muscle pain or joint stiffness
- Increased sensitivity to sunlight
The use of Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) can make the skin more sensitive to sunlight. You need to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, tanning beds or lamps during treatment. You should let your doctor know of all the medications you are using before a prescription is given.