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, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Uses of Dexamethasone
Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms, severe allergic reactions, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome.
Ciprofloxacin side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
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 preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
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

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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 is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Don't 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 cause worsening of symptoms.

FAQs

Related to Ciprofloxacin
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin for streptococcal infection?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with pantoprazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with metronidazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Ciprofloxacin 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.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin banned?
Ciprofloxacin is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin a penicillin?
Ciprofloxacin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ciprofloxacin bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Ciprofloxacin is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
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. Is Ciprofloxacin a cephalosporin?
Ciprofloxacin is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with ibuprofen?
Use of Ciprofloxacin with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ciprofloxacin. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
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.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with hydrocodone?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with fluconazole?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with phenazopyridine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ciprofloxacin if taken together. So, the action of Ciprofloxacin may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin with hydroxyzine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with azithromycin?
Ciprofloxacin and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ciprofloxacin for yeast infection?
No, Ciprofloxacin is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Q. Does Ciprofloxacin contain sulfa?
Ciprofloxacin does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Q. Does Ciprofloxacin cover pseudomonas?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with dextromethorphan?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with doxylamine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with amoxicillin?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with pseudophedrine?
Ciprofloxacin 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 Ciprofloxacin with Tamsulosin?
Ciprofloxacin 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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