Ciprix 1000mg Injection

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ciprix 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic used in the treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis, in combination with other medicines. It works by stopping the growth of tubercular bacteria which have become resistant to the commonly used first-line medicines.

It is given as an injection directly into a muscle under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

This medicine may lead to kidney damage, balance disorder (loss of balance), and hearing loss. Therefore, please follow all the instructions given by your doctor while using this medicine. Your doctor may monitor you with regular kidney function tests, hearing tests, and urine tests during treatment. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if any of the side effects bother you.

Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as this medicine may cause dizziness. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ciprix Injection

Benefits of Ciprix Injection

In Tuberculosis (TB)

Ciprix 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic medicine that is used in combination with few other medicines to treat tuberculosis, an infectious disease that mainly affects the lungs but can affect other parts of the body as well. It stops the growth of infection causing bacteria and helps in treating the infection. This medicine is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Ciprix Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ciprix

  • Injection site pain
  • Renal dysfunction
  • Balance disorder (loss of balance)
  • Renal impairment
  • Hearing loss

How to use Ciprix Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Ciprix Injection works

Ciprix 1000mg Injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ciprix 1000mg Injection does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ciprix 1000mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ciprix 1000mg Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ciprix 1000mg Injection may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ciprix 1000mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciprix 1000mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Ciprix 1000mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, regular monitoring of liver function test is advised in patients with liver disease.

What if you forget to take Ciprix Injection?

If you miss a dose of Ciprix 1000mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Ciprix 1000mg Injection is used for the treatment of tuberculosis, in combination with other medicines.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It is given by an injection into a muscle.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Ciprix 1000mg Injection may cause dizziness.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine, and hearing tests while you are on this medication.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated before and during treatment with this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive, or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Ciprix 1000mg Injection and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ciprix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Brand(s): Hospicin B
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Patient Concerns

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My daughter is given tb medicine even though she is not infected taking these medicine will cause tb???
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, TB medicines are given only when there is indication of tuberculosis. They are for treating tuberculosis.
Though took vaccines in childhood, the test for TB came positive. Was advised to undergo treatment.physically absolute fit and healthy, is it advisable to take treatment?
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Pulmonology
If sputum is positive for Tb , treatment is absolutely essential. Read more at www.arohealth.com/tuberculosis
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FAQs

Q. What is Ciprix 1000mg Injection? What is it used for?

Ciprix 1000mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called antibiotics. It is used to treat tuberculosis (TB) that has become resistant to other medicines that are used commonly for its management. Ciprix 1000mg Injection is used in combination with other anti-tuberculosis medicines when the primary agents (isoniazid, rifampicin, streptomycin and ethambutol) have been ineffective or cannot be used because of toxicity or the presence of resistant bacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).

Q. Who should not be treated with Ciprix 1000mg Injection?

People who are allergic to Ciprix 1000mg Injection or any of its ingredients should avoid using Ciprix 1000mg Injection. Along with that, people who have or ever had problems with kidneys or creatinine levels should remain cautious while taking Ciprix 1000mg Injection. It is advised to inform your doctor about any health issues that you have or ever had in the past to avoid any complications.

Q. What should I know before starting treatment with Ciprix 1000mg Injection?

Before starting treatment with Ciprix 1000mg Injection, audiometry test and kidney function tests must be done. These tests are required to check the present condition of ears and kidneys as Ciprix 1000mg Injection can affect their functioning. Therefore, patients with known kidney disease are treated with Ciprix 1000mg Injection only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since hypokalemia (low potassium levels) may occur during Ciprix 1000mg Injection therapy, serum potassium levels should also be determined frequently along with regular monitoring of kidney function. Let your doctor know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine.

Q. How is Ciprix 1000mg Injection administered?

Ciprix 1000mg Injection should be administered into a muscle (intramuscularly)under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on your condition and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Ciprix 1000mg Injection.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, Ciprix 1000mg Injection should be used in the recommended dose only. Overdose of Ciprix 1000mg Injection can increase the risks of side effects. If you experience an increase in the severity of your symptoms during the treatment, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ciprix 1000mg Injection?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform the doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Ciprix 1000mg Injection when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ciprix 1000mg Injection and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Talk to your doctor if you are not sure.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2021

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