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Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet

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Introduction

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat gynecological infections, teeth and urine infections, lung infections, and abdominal infections such as acute diarrhea or dysentery. It acts against the infection-causing microorganisms to manage the infections.

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Cyft Tablet

  • Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of Cyft Tablet

In Bacterial & parasitic infections

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination medicine which can be used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. These include gynecological infections, teeth and urine infections, lung infections, and abdominal infections such as acute diarrhea or dysentery. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria and parasites causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Cyft Tablet

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 Cyft

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Headache

How to use Cyft 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. Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cyft Tablet works

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole. Ciprofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet 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
UNSAFE
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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.

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FAQs

Q. What is Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet?

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tinidazole and Ciprofloxacin. They work by killing the harmful microorganisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat the infection more effectively.

Q. Is it safe to use Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet?

Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, metallic taste, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any problem due to the medication, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet?

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

Q. Can I stop taking Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Cyft 500mg/600mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
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References

  1. MedIndia. Ciprofloxacin+Tinidazole. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2016. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Tinidazole. Sandwich, Kent: Pfizer Limited; 2006 [revised Jun. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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