CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET

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Composition for CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET

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Medicine Overview of CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET

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Uses of Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis (tb).
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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 Ciprolet xl 500 mg/600 mg tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET works

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

Ambroxol is used in the treatment of cough.
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Side effects of Ambroxol

Common

Constipation, Diarrhoea, Difficulty in urination, Heartburn, Itching, Nausea, Rash.

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How to use Ambroxol

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 Ciprolet xl 500 mg/600 mg tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET works

Ambroxol thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.

In Depth Information on CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET

Expert advice for Ciprofloxacin

  • 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.

Expert advice for Ambroxol

  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have a history of severe allergic reactions of skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Lyell syndrome).
  • Do not continue taking ambroxol and contact your doctor immediately, if you notice any damage to skin or mucosa (moist tissue that lines the inner side of nose, mouth, lungs, and the urinary and digestive tracts). 
  • Avoid taking drugs that suppress cough (antitussives) if you are taking ambroxol.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do consult your doctor before taking ambroxol if you have.
  • Severe liver or kidney problems. You may need dose reduction or extension of dosing interval.
  • A disease called Ciliary dyskinesia in which the hair like structures along the airways called cilia are faulty and do not help in clearing the mucus.
Warnings
Special precautions for CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciprolet xl 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Ciprolet xl 500 mg/600 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use d
uring breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for CIPROLET XL 500 MG/600 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 contraindicated in pregnancy?
Adequate data regarding the safety of ciprofloxacin in pregnancy is not available. Hence, the drug should be avoided in pregnancy. Talk to your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Q. Is ciprofloxacin good for a cold?
Ciprofloxacin is not a medicine used to relieve cold. It is an antibiotic which is used to treat various infections including lower respiratory tract infection. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics if you have a cold.
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 during breastfeeding?
Ciprofloxacin is known to pass into the breast milk and should not be taken unless absolutely necessary while nursing the baby. Consult your doctor regarding the use of the drug while breastfeeding.
Q. Is ciprofloxacin safe in kidney disease?
Ciprofloxacin is mainly excreted by the kidney. Dose adjustment may be necessary for use in case of any underlying kidney disease. Talk to your doctor before taking ciprofloxacin if you have any underlying disease.
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 used for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Ciprofloxacin can be taken for urinary tract infections. However, its efficacy depends on the type and the susceptibility of the infecting organism. Consult your doctor before taking any treatment for urinary tract infection (UTI).
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 food?
Taking ciprofloxacin with food may delay its absorption. However, food is not known to affect the bioavailability of the drug. Thus food does not have significant interaction with the drug but concomitant intake of milk products should be avoided.
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 with milk?
Taking ciprofloxacin with dairy products like milk or yogurt may reduce the drug's absorption. Hence, it is advisable that ciprofloxacin should not be taken with milk.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for sinus infection?
Ciprofloxacin can be used for the treatment of sinus infections. However, its efficacy depends on the type and the susceptibility of the infecting organism. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of your infections.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for bronchitis?
Ciprofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of bronchopulmonary infections and exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. However, its efficacy depends on the type and the susceptibility of the infecting organism. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of your infections.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for a tooth infection?
Ciprofloxacin is not indicated for tooth infection. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of your infections.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for ear infection?
Ciprofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of ear infections, especially chronic suppurative otitis media. However, for the appropriate therapy of ear infection, please consult your doctor.
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. Can I take ciprofloxacin for a sore throat?
Ciprofloxacin is not indicated in the empirical therapy of sore throat. It can be useful in the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of your infections.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for the flu?
Ciprofloxacin is not indicated for the treatment of flu (common cold). It can be used if there is a lower respiratory tract infection, especially due to gram-negative bacteria. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of your infections.
Q. Can I take ciprofloxacin for chest infection?
Ciprofloxacin can be taken for lower respiratory tract infections. However, its efficacy depends on the type of the infecting organism. Consult your doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment of your infections.
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 treat sexually transmitted diseases?
Ciprofloxacin can be effective in treating certain sexually transmitted diseases. However, its efficacy depends on the type of the infecting organism. Consult your doctor for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases as it would always require a proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does ciprofloxacin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common adverse effect associated with the use of ciprofloxacin. Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea (loose stools) while taking the drug.
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. Does ciprofloxacin get you high?
Ciprofloxacin does not get you high which is related to the abuse potential of a drug. It can cause other side effects like hyperactivity, agitation, and hallucinations. But these effects are very rare. Talk to your doctor if you experience any such symptom while using the drug.
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 Ambroxol

Q. Is ambroxol an antibiotic/steroid?
No. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants (aid expulsion of mucus as cough) or mucolytic (liquefy and loosen mucus). It has no know effect against infections. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids
Q. Is ambroxol good for dry cough?
No. Ambroxol is more effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Is ambroxol a prescription drug?
Cough syrups containing ambroxol and other active drugs commonly used for cough and cold may be available as over the counter (OTC) without prescription
Q. Is ambroxol/mucolite safe for infants?
Mucolite is a trade name for active drug ambroxol. Ambroxol may be used in children below 2 years of age only when prescribed by a doctor. It is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your child’s or infant’s doctor
Q. Is ambrodil a cough syrup?
Ambrodil is a trade name for active drug ambroxol. It is available as cough syrup and is effective in the treatment of productive cough associated with thickened mucus and poor mucus clearance
Q. Ambroxol/ambrodil syrup/ambrolite syrup/mucolite/mucolite drops used for?
Ambrodil, ambrolite, mucolite are trade names for active drug ambroxol and are available as drops or syrup. Ambroxol belongs to a class of drugs called expectorants or mucolytics and is effective in liquefying and loosening thick mucus that can be coughed out easily. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. What is ambrodil S?
Ambrodil S is a trade name for a combination of active drugs ambroxol and salbutamol and guaifenesin
Q. What are mucolite tablets/drops and Is mucolite syrup for cough?
Yes. Mucolite is a trade name for active drug ambroxol and is available as cough syrup/ tablets and drops. It is effective in treatment of productive cough associated with diseases of the respiratory tract such as long-term inflammation of air passages (chronic bronchitis), inflammation of air passages associated with asthma (asthmatic bronchitis), bronchial asthma, recurrent inflammation or infection of the airways (Bronchiectasis), infection of lungs (pneumonia), infections of middle ear (otitis media), inflammation of air cavities (sinuses) around nose (sinusitis), sore throat (nasopharyngitis)
Q. Does Ambroxol make you sleepy/ you high?
Ambroxol is not known to make you sleepy or high.
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