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Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Unicip Tablet ER

Uses of Unicip Tablet ER

Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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).

Unicip Tablet ER side effects

Common

Side Effects of Unicip are Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Unicip Tablet ER

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. Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Unicip Tablet ER works

Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Unicip Tablet ER

Expert advice for Unicip Tablet ER

  • Your doctor has prescribed Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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 Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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.
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Unicip Tablet ER related warnings
Special precautions for Unicip Tablet ER
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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
Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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.
Driving
Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER 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.

What if you miss a dose of Unicip Tablet ER?uses

If you miss a dose of Unicip 1000 mg Tablet ER, 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 about Unicip Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions about Ciprofloxacin

Q. Can I take Unicip for streptococcal infection?
Unicip 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 Unicip with pantoprazole?
Unicip 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 Unicip with metronidazole?
Unicip 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 Unicip with birth control pills or does it affect birth control?
Yes, you can take Unicip 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 Unicip banned?
Unicip is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Q. Is Unicip a penicillin?
Unicip is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Unicip bactericidal (kills bacteria) or bacteriostatic (slows the growth of bacteria)?
Unicip is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Q. Is Unicip safe?
Unicip 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 Unicip a cephalosporin?
Unicip is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Unicip with ibuprofen?
Use of Unicip with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Unicip. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unicip with paracetamol?
Unicip 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 Unicip with hydrocodone?
Unicip 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 Unicip with fluconazole?
Unicip 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 Unicip with phenazopyridine?
Unicip 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 Unicip with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Unicip if taken together. So, the action of Unicip may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Unicip with hydroxyzine?
Unicip 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 Unicip with azithromycin?
Unicip 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 Unicip for yeast infection?
No, Unicip 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 Unicip contain sulfa?
Unicip 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 Unicip cover pseudomonas?
Unicip 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 Unicip with dextromethorphan?
Unicip 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 Unicip with doxylamine?
Unicip 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 Unicip with amoxicillin?
Unicip 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 Unicip with pseudophedrine?
Unicip 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 Unicip with Tamsulosin?
Unicip 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Unicip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Unicip with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Unicip with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Unicip with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Unicip with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Unicip with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Unicip with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Unicip with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Unicip with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Unicip with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Unicip with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Unicip with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Unicip with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Unicip with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Unicip with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Unicip with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Unicip with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Unicip with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Unicip with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Unicip with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
Unicip with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Unicip with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Unicip with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Unicip with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Unicip with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
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