Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic medicine that fights bacteria in the body. It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, including skin infections, bone and joint infections, respiratory or sinus infections, urinary tract infections and certain types of diarrhea. this medicine is also used to treat those who have been exposed to anthrax or some types of plague. This tablet should only be used for infections that cannot be treated with a safe antibiotic.
Ciprofloxacin is used
It is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin is commonly used in the treatment or prevention of the following diseases or symptoms: infectious diarrhea, typhoid (enteric fever), gonorrhea, inhalation anthrax, chronic bacterial prostatitis, urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, Bronchitis, pneumonia, acute sinus, bone and joint infections, intra-abdominal infections. Ciprofloxacin can also be used for other purposes mentioned above.
How to take Ciprofloxacin
Ciprofloxacin tablets are generally well absorbed orally and should be swallowed directly with water at once. They can be taken with or without food. For ideal results, it should always be taken at equally spaced intervals to maintain some amount of medicine in the body. The dosage regimen should be adjusted according to the needs of individual patients, the type of infection or as advised by the doctor.
If you miss a dose, take the dose as soon as you remember. If the time for your next dose is near, skip the missed dose and resume your dosage schedule. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
It should not be taken in higher doses than prescribed. Taking more medications or with increased frequency will not improve your symptoms; Rather they can cause serious side effects. In case of dosage, consult your doctor immediately.
Ciprofloxacin is ineffective in treating viral infections such as common cold, flu, etc. Excessive use or unnecessary use may cause antibiotic resistance or a decrease in antibiotic effectiveness. this medicine should not be used in this type of health problem: such as patients allergic to ciprofloxacin, such as patients allergic to medicines belonging to the quinolone family, patients suffering from kidney disease or patients with dialysis. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant then contact the doctor. This medicine should be used very carefully during pregnancy as it may adversely affect the fetus. This tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive. However, some patients may experience dizziness as a side effect, in such cases, it should be used with caution while driving heavy machinery.
Side effects are possible but do not always occur in all patients. Common side effects may include nausea, vomiting, sour belching, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, altered taste sensation, skin rash. In such cases, call your doctor immediately and see the doctor immediately.
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ciprofloxacin Tablet may change. This may increase your risk of side effects or because of this, your medicine may not work well. Tell your doctor about all the medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you avoid the side effects of the drug.