Applies to ciprofloxacin: oral powder for suspension, oral tablet Along with its needed effects, ciprofloxacin (the active ingredient contained in Cipro) may cause some unwanted effects. See below for a comprehensive list of adverse effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking ciprofloxacin: Some side effects of ciprofloxacin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them: Applies to ciprofloxacin: intravenous solution, oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release The most common side effects (from clinical trials of all formulations, doses, durations of therapy, and indications) were nausea, diarrhea, abnormal liver function tests, vomiting, and rash. Take your doses at regularly spaced intervals (ideally every 12 hours), and drink several glasses of water each day. Do not drink milk or take antacids or vitamin supplements containing iron or zinc, during the two hours before you take ciprofloxacin or during the two hours after you have taken a dose. It is important to complete the full course of treatment. It will reduce the effectiveness of your treatment. Ciprofloxacin is given to treat a bacterial infection. It is useful for treating infections such as chest infections, urine infections, prostatitis, infections of the digestive system, bone and joint infections, and some sexually transmitted infections. It works by killing the bacteria which are the cause of the infection. Some eye infections are also treated with ciprofloxacin. There is a separate medicine leaflet available called Ciprofloxacin eye preparations which provides further information about this.
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them: Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. It is very important that your doctor check your or your child's progress while you are using this medicine. This will allow your doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to use it. Blood and urine tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects. If your or your child's symptoms do not improve within a few days, or if they become worse, check with your doctor. Do not use this medicine if you are also taking tizanidine (Zanaflex®). Tell your doctor if you or your child are also using theophylline (Theo-Dur®) or other products that contain caffeine (eg, coffee, soda, chocolate). Using these medicines together may increase risks for more serious side effects.
Ciprofloxacin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. We found 49 search results for indigestion. Ciprinol is the generic name of the antibiotic that is available by the brand names Cipro, Ciprobay and Ciproxin.