This includes bone and joint infections, intra abdominal infections, certain type of infectious diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, typhoid fever, and urinary tract infections, among others. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat a wide variety of infections, including infections of bones and joints, endocarditis, gastroenteritis, malignant otitis externa, respiratory tract infections, cellulitis, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, anthrax, and chancroid. Ciprofloxacin only treats bacterial infections; it does not treat viral infections such as the common cold. For certain uses including acute sinusitis, lower respiratory tract infections and uncomplicated gonorrhea, ciprofloxacin is not considered a first-line agent. Ciprofloxacin occupies an important role in treatment guidelines issued by major medical societies for the treatment of serious infections, especially those likely to be caused by Gram-negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa. For example, ciprofloxacin in combination with metronidazole is one of several first-line antibiotic regimens recommended by the Infectious Diseases Society of America for the treatment of community-acquired abdominal infections in adults. In other cases, treatment guidelines are more restrictive, recommending in most cases that older, narrower-spectrum drugs be used as first-line therapy for less severe infections to minimize fluoroquinolone-resistance development. White to off white, capsule shaped, film coated tablets, with a score line on one side and debossed with 'F22' on the other side. The size is 18.2 mm x 8.1 mm Ciprofloxacin film-coated tablets are indicated for the treatment of the following infections (see sections 4.4 and 5.1). Special attention should be paid to available information on resistance to ciprofloxacin before commencing therapy. Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents. • Lower respiratory tract infections due to Gram-negative bacteria - pneumonia - exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - broncho-pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis or in bronchiectasis • Chronic suppurative otitis media • Acute exacerbation of chronic sinusitis especially if these are caused by Gram-negative bacteria • Urinary tract infections • Genital tract infections - gonococcal uretritis and cervicitis due to susceptible Neisseria gonorrhoeae - epididymo-orchitis including cases due to susceptible Neisseria gonorrhoeae - pelvic inflammatory disease including cases due to susceptible Neisseria gonorrhoeae • Infections of the gastro-intestinal tract (e.g. travellers' diarrhoea) • Intra-abdominal infections • Infections of the skin and soft tissue caused by Gram-negative bacteria • Malignant external otitis • Infections of the bones and joints • Prophylaxis of invasive infections due to Neisseria meningitidis • Inhalation anthrax (post-exposure prophylaxis and curative treatment) Ciprofloxacin may be used in the management of neutropenic patients with fever that is suspected to be due to a bacterial infection. • Broncho-pulmonary infections in cystic fibrosis caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa • Complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis • Inhalation anthrax (post-exposure prophylaxis and curative treatment) Ciprofloxacin may also be used to treat severe infections in children and adolescents when this is considered to be necessary. Treatment should be initiated only by physicians who are experienced in the treatment of cystic fibrosis and/or severe infections in children and adolescents (see sections 4.4 and 5.1).
Also known as: Cipro, Cipro XR, Proquin XRThe following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care."I was prescribed ciprofloxacin for a UTI . I felt absolutely horrible this medicine made me feel so sick my head was pounding, my eyelids felt heavy, so much like gas on my stomach I WILL NEVER take this medicine again my hands and fingers are numb at least 2 days after stopping the medicine. I would rather take a longer treatment of Keflex than take this medicine and it spiked my blood sugar also!! ""I am 22 in training for a half marathon and taken very few antibiotics previously. After the first pill (2 hours) I felt a bit strange....tingling in hands and later a bad headache. Next morning had strange aches and pains, but didn't really associate with the drug, so took the next dose stupidly went for a very slow run (the UTI was subsiding) 4 hours later I couldn't walk properly. Day 3 -no more pills for me , but after reading up on this drug realize it is doing me great harm. I still can't talk properly and have strange pains all over my legs/ankles and especially inner gluteal area. 100 ml glass vials: 1 ml solution for infusion contains: Ciprofloxacin lactate equivalent to 2 mg ciprofloxacin. Each vial with 100 ml contains 200 mg ciprofloxacin. 200 ml plastic bags: 1 ml solution for infusion contains: Ciprofloxacin lactate equivalent to 2 mg ciprofloxacin. Each bag with 200 ml contains 400 mg ciprofloxacin. Excipient with known effect: 15.4 mmol (354 mg) sodium per 100 ml of solution for infusion. Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml solution for infusion is indicated for the treatment of the following infections (see sections 4.4 and 5.1). Special attention should be paid to available information on resistance to ciprofloxacin before commencing therapy. Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
Each Ciprofloxacin 500mg Tablet contains 582.20 mg ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin treatment of urinary tract infections should be considered when other. Profacs Ciprofloxacin 500mg Tablet For Urinary Tract Infection. Profacs Ciprofloxacin 500mg Tablet For Urinary Tract Infection. By. Doctor Sahaab - September 23.