Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Hicipro OZ Tablet

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used to treat diarrhoea, gynecological and pelvic infections. It also helps treat mixed infections of teeth and gums.

Hicipro OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Hicipro OZ 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. Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Avoid Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Hicipro OZ Tablet works

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

Hicipro OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg 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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Expert Advice

  • 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 Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg 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 Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg 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.

FAQs

Q. What is Hicipro OZ used for?

Hicipro OZ is used to treat patients with bacterial infections such as pneumonia, syphilis, gonorrhea, bronchitis, and gastroenteritis. It is also indicated for mixed infections related to the oral cavity or teeth.

Q. What foods should be avoided while taking Hicipro OZ?

Do not take Hicipro OZ with dairy products such as milk, yogurt or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as a part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone while consuming this medicine. It could make the effect of medicine less effective.

Q. Can I take Hicipro OZ while I am pregnant?

No, the use of Hicipro OZ is avoided in pregnant women, as it may harm the fetus.

Q. Can Hicipro OZ be taken on an empty stomach?

Hicipro OZ can be taken either with food or an empty stomach. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine and avoid dairy products. Do not take antacids and supplements that contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum, iron or multivitamins along with the medicine.

Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Hicipro OZ should not be taken?

The use of Hicipro OZ should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can I drive while taking Hicipro OZ?

The use of Hicipro OZ may lead to dizziness, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, seizures or temporary loss of consciousness. Therefore, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Hicipro OZ?

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 Hicipro OZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Hicipro OZ 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 Hicipro OZ 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.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Hicipro OZ?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Aug 2018.
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