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Alcip 500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Alcip 500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Alcip 500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Alcip Tablet

Uses of Alcip Tablet

Alcip 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Alcip Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Alcip are Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Alcip Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alcip 500 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Alcip 500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Alcip Tablet works

Alcip 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Alcip Tablet

Expert advice for Alcip Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Alcip 500 mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Alcip 500 mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Alcip Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alcip Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Alcip 500 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alcip 500 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Alcip 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
Alcip 500 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Alcip 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcip 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Alcip 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alcip 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Alcip Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Alcip 500 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Alcip Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can I take Alcip for streptococcal infection?
Alcip is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Alcip with pantoprazole?
Alcip can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with metronidazole?
Alcip can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Alcip with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Alcip banned?
Alcip is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Alcip a penicillin?
Alcip is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Alcip bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Alcip is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Alcip safe?
Alcip is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Q. Is Alcip a cephalosporin?
Alcip is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Alcip with ibuprofen?
Use of Alcip with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Alcip. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with paracetamol?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with hydrocodone?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with fluconazole?
Alcip and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with phenazopyridine?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Alcip if taken together. So, the action of Alcip may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with hydroxyzine?
Alcip and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with azithromycin?
Alcip and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Alcip for yeast infection?
No, Alcip is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Alcip contain sulfa?
Alcip does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Alcip cover pseudomonas?
Alcip is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Alcip with dextromethorphan?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with doxylamine?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with amoxicillin?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with pseudophedrine?
Alcip is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Alcip with Tamsulosin?
Alcip and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Alcip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Alcip with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Alcip with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Alcip with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Alcip with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Alcip with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Alcip with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Alcip with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Alcip with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Alcip with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop
Alcip with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Alcip with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Alcip with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Alcip with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Alcip with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Alcip with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Alcip with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Alcip with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Alcip with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Alcip with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Alcip with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Alcip with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Alcip with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
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