Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is used for bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal infections such as acute diarrhoea or dysentery, gynecological infections, lung infections, bone and joint infections, infections of teeth and gums, and genitourinary infections.
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole. Ciprofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 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.
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 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.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alcipro TN 500 mg/600 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Alcipro tn is a combination of two medicines: Tinidazole and Ciprofloxacin. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat the infection more effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Alcipro tn?
Alcipro tn is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, metallic taste, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any problem due to the medication.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.