Ciptec 250mg Tablet

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Ciptec 250mg Tablet

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₹3.16/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ciptec Tablet

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Uses of Ciptec Tablet

Ciptec 250mg Tablet 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 Ciptec Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ciptec Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ciptec 250mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Ciptec 250mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ciptec Tablet works

Ciptec 250mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ciptec Tablet

Expert advice for Ciptec Tablet

  • 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 Ciptec 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ciptec 250mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ciptec 250mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ciptec 250mg 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
Ciptec 250mg Tablet 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.
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Driving
Ciptec 250mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ciptec 250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciptec 250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Ciptec 250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciptec 250mg 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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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ciptec 250mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Ciptec 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 Ciptec with pantoprazole?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with metronidazole?
Ciptec 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.
Yes, you can take Ciptec 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.
Ciptec is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Ciptec is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Ciptec is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Ciptec 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.
Ciptec is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ciptec with ibuprofen?
Use of Ciptec with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ciptec. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ciptec with paracetamol?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with hydrocodone?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with fluconazole?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with phenazopyridine?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ciptec if taken together. So, the action of Ciptec may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciptec with hydroxyzine?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with azithromycin?
Ciptec and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Ciptec is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Ciptec does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with dextromethorphan?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with doxylamine?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with amoxicillin?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with pseudophedrine?
Ciptec 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 Ciptec with Tamsulosin?
Ciptec 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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