Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream

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Introduction

Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections. It relieves the symptoms of the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream is for external use only. You should use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. The affected area should be clean and dry before application of the ointment. You must wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying this medicine.

Some common side effects include burning sensation, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Do not use it in the eyes, mouth, or nose as it may irritate. If accidental exposure occurs, rinse immediately with plenty of water.

Uses of Ciprotas FC Cream

Benefits of Ciprotas FC Cream

In Bacterial skin infections

Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream is an antibiotic medicine that works by stopping the growth of infection-causing bacteria on your skin. It prevents the synthesis of essential proteins necessary for the survival of bacteria. It is effective against skin infections such as boils, impetigo, and infected hair follicles. It may also be used to treat infections in small cuts or wounds on your skin. This treatment has few common side effects and should clear up infections within a few days, but you should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Ciprotas FC Cream

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 Ciprotas FC

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)

How to use Ciprotas FC Cream

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

How Ciprotas FC Cream works

Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial skin infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any 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
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Ciprotas FC Cream?

If you miss a dose of Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream, apply 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.

Alternate brands

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

Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream for the treatment of skin infections.
  • You may have to use it for a long time before your infection starts to improve. Be patient and keep using it every day.
  • It may cause minor burning, stinging, or irritation when applied. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Avoid contact with your eyes, nose, or mouth. Rinse it off with water if you accidentally get the cream in these areas.
  • If you think the area of skin you are treating has become more irritated and infected, you should stop using Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream and consult your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with drugs

Taking Ciprotas FC with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream safe?

Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream 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 I stop taking Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ciprotas FC 5mg Cream 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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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
Country of origin: India

MRP
24.5
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5 gm in 1 tube
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