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Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion

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Overview

Uses of Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion

Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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 and lungs (pneumonia).

Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Altered liver function test
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash

How to use Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion

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

How Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion works

Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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
Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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
Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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 Ciprofloxacin Usp Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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 Ciprofloxacin Usp 200 mg Infusion 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ciprofloxacin Usp with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ciprofloxacin Usp

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If ciprofloxacin taken in pregnancy
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Do not worry, it will not cause any harm to the foetus.
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Is Ciprofloxacin Usp safe?

Ciprofloxacin Usp 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. Can the use of Ciprofloxacin Usp cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ciprofloxacin Usp can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ciprofloxacin Usp when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ciprofloxacin Usp and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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