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Kemocip Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Uses of Dexamethasone

Dexamethasone is used for allergic conditions, severe allergic reactions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.

Ciprofloxacin side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

Dexamethasone side effects

Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Mood changes

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 Kemocip Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How to use Dexamethasone

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 Kemocip Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ciprofloxacin works

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

How Dexamethasone works

Dexamethasone is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

Kemocip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Kemocip 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
Kemocip Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kemocip Tablet may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
Kemocip Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kemocip Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests and other blood tests is advisable while you are taking Kemocip Tablet.
Liver
Kemocip Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Kemocip 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.

Alternate Brands

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

Expert Advice

Related to Ciprofloxacin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ciprofloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Ciprofloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • 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.

Related to Dexamethasone

  • Dexamethasone helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dexamethasone can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Dexamethasone. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Dexamethasone suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Kemocip

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Related to Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can the use of Ciprofloxacin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ciprofloxacin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ciprofloxacin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ciprofloxacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Ciprofloxacin increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Ciprofloxacin is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Ciprofloxacin. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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. 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.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver Kemocip Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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