Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Uses of Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Ciprofloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ciprofloxacin

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. Avoid Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.
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Uses of Ornidazole

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Ornidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Ornidazole

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. Avoid Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

Expert advice for Ciprofloxacin

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Ciprofloxacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.

Expert advice for Ornidazole

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Ornidazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as fl
ushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciplox OZ 500 mg/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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ciplox OZ 500 mg/5
00 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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Kidney
Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in pa
tients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciplox OZ 500 mg/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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ciplox OZ 500 mg/500 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin for streptococcal infection?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with pantoprazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with metronidazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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 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. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin banned?
Ciprofloxacin is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin a penicillin?
Ciprofloxacin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Ciprofloxacin is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin safe?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin a cephalosporin?
Ciprofloxacin is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with ibuprofen?
Use of Ciprofloxacin with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ciprofloxacin. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with paracetamol?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with hydrocodone?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with fluconazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with phenazopyridine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ciprofloxacin if taken together. So, the action of Ciprofloxacin may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with hydroxyzine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with azithromycin?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin for yeast infection?
No, Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin contain sulfa?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin cover pseudomonas?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with dextromethorphan?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with doxylamine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with amoxicillin?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with pseudophedrine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with Tamsulosin?
Ciprofloxacin 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

Q. Is Ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, Ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. What does Ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether Ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of Ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.
Q. Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does Ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, Ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
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