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Formulary: Generic Formulary
Category: Infections & Infestations
Dosages: 100 MG; 250mg; 500mg
Unit of Packing: Tablets
In treatment of: Fluroquinolone Antibacterials

Adverse Effects: 

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Restlessness
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Arthralgia
  • Rash
  • Confusion
  • Insomnia
  • Anorexia
  • Bad taste
  • Headache
  • Photosensitivity

Contraiindication: Hypersensitivity to Ciprofloxacin and other Fluoroquinolones

Special Precaution: 

  • Hepatic impairment
  • Renal impairment
  • Epilepsy
  • Dehydration
  • Caution while driving the vehicle or operating machine or involved in any hazardous activities.

Interaction: Antacids (aluminium/magnesium hydroxide), Iron salts, Zinc salts.: Absorption of ciprofloxacin is decreased. Antineoplastic drugs: Decrease serum levels of ciprofloxacin. Caffeine: Enhanced efficacy of caffeine. Oral anti-coagulants: Enhanced efficacy of anti-coagulants. Cyclosporine: Nephrotoxicity increased by ciprofloxacin. Theophylline: Increased plasma levels of theophylline resulting in toxicity. NSAIDs: CNS excitation may occur. Rifampicin: Decreases serum concenteration of ciprofloxacin. Chloramphenicol: Antagonises effects of ciprofloxacin.

Servings: Adults: Dose is determined on the basis of severity of the infection, type of infecting organism, age, weight and renal function of the patient. UTI: 0.5 - 1 g / day in 2 divided doses. Respiratory tract infection, Bone and joint infections, Infectious diarrhoea, ENT infections, .Skin and soft tissue infections, Enteric fever: 1 - 1.5 g / day in 2 divided doses Typhoid fever, Intra-abdominal infections, Gynaecological infection: 1 g / day in 2 divided doses Uncomplicated gonorrhea: 250 mg / day