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CIFOMED 250 MG TABLET

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Composition for CIFOMED

Ciprofloxacin(250 mg)

food interaction for CIFOMED

alcohol interaction for CIFOMED

pregnancy interaction for CIFOMED

lactation interaction for CIFOMED

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cifomed 250 mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Cifomed 250 mg tablet.
SAFE
Cifomed 250 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cifomed 250 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CIFOMED

Ciprofloxacin(250 mg)

Uses

Cifomed 250 mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).

How it works

Cifomed 250 mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Nervousness, Nightmare, Abnormal dreams, Anxiety, Confusion, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Heartburn, Insomnia, Restlessness, Stomach pain, Vaginal itching, Vaginal discharge

SUBSTITUTES for CIFOMED

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Expert advice for CIFOMED

  • Do not eat or drink any dairy products (such as milk or yogurt) or drinks with added calcium (e.g. calcium-fortified orange juice) when you take the tablets. You should take your tablets 1-2 hours before or at least 4 hours after such products.
  • Do not drive because you may feel less alert while being treated with ciprofloxacin.
  • Avoid exposure to strong sunlight, or artificial UV light such as sunbeds when taking ciprofloxacin.
  • Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, or movement problems in any of your joints.

Frequently asked questions for CIFOMED

Ciprofloxacin

Q.Can I take ciprofloxacin for strep or sore throat; flu, cold, tooth infection, or yeast infection?
Ciprofloxacin is generally not a best option for strep or sore throat, flu and cold; and it is not used for tooth infection, or yeast infection. Always consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Can I take ciprofloxacin with pantoprazole, metronidazole, or amoxicillin?
Yes, you can take ciprofloxacin with metronidazole, and pantoprazole. Generally ciprofloxacin is not given along with amoxicillin as both are different drugs with similar action. Please consult your doctor before changing the medication

Q.Can I take ciprofloxacin with Tylenol (paracetamol), or Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine)?
Yes, you can take ciprofloxacin with Tylenol (paracetamol), or Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine)

Q.Can I take ciprofloxacin with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take ciprofloxacin with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control.

Q.Is ciprofloxacin safe/ banned?
Ciprofloxacin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is ciprofloxacin sulfa based/ a penicillin?
No. Ciprofloxacin belong to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It does not contain penicillin or sulpha.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)