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CIPLOX 250mg Tablet

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Ciplox 250

ABOUT THE DRUG:

Ciprofloxacin is the drug that is used to treat the infections caused by bacteria in the body. This drug belongs to a group of antibiotic drugs called Fluoroquinolones.

USES OF THE DRUG:

The various bacterial infections treated using Ciplox are:

Infections of the lower respiratory tract
The abdomen, the skin, the bones and joint infections
Urinary tract infections, including cystitis (bladder inflammation) in women
Severe sinus or bronchial infections
Infectious diarrhea
Typhoid fever
Infections of the prostate gland
Sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea
Additionally, some doctors prescribe Ciprofloxacin for certain serious ear infections, tuberculosis, and some of the infections common in people with AIDS.

WORKING OF THE DRUG:

The antibiotic Ciprofloxacin works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection. It is effective against both the gram positive and gram negative bacterial cells. The drug hampers the cell replication process of bacteria, by inhibiting the function of DNA gyrase or type II topoisomerase enzymes that separates the bacterial DNA and prepares it for the replication process.

DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:

This drug is available in the Tablets form in the following strengths on our website:

Ciplox tablets (100 mg)
Ciplox tablets (250 mg)
Ciplox tablets (500 mg)
Ciplox tablets (750 mg)

DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:

Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine

Have heart rhythm problems
Have kidney disease
Have seizures or epilepsy
under 8 years of age
Are pregnant
Are breastfeeding

TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:

Have blood pressure or kidney problems
Have liver problem
Have any serious heart complaint
Have trouble swallowing this drug
Have a history of brain injury
Have low levels of potassium in blood

HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?

Ciprofloxacin may be taken with or without meals but is best tolerated when taken 2 hours after a meal. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medication to prevent crystals from forming in your urine. The drug is taken two times a day, usually in the morning and evening with or without meals.

FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?

The length of treatment with Ciprofloxacin depends upon the severity of infection. Generally, Ciprofloxacin should be continued for at least 2 days after the signs and symptoms of infection have disappeared. The usual length of time is 7 to 14 days; however, for severe and complicated infections, treatment may be prolonged. The following is the detail of the treatment:

Bone and joint infections: treatment for 4 to 6 weeks or longer
Infectious diarrhea: may be treated for 5 to 7 days
Typhoid fever: is treated for 10 days
Chronic prostate inflammation should be treated for 28 days
Cystitis in women: takes 3 days of treatment

OVERDOSE:

Symptoms of overdose are like:

Restlessness
Irritability
Drowsiness
Seek medical attention in case you find you have used more of this medicine or if you find any kind of discomfort after taking this medicine

MISS DOSE:

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLOX 250MG:

COMMON

• Feeling tired and sleepy
• Feeling sick
• Dry mouth
• Diarrhea
• Vomiting
• Stomach pain
• Indigestion
• Intestinal inflammation
• Involuntary eye movement
• Irregular Nausea
• Sore throat or cough
• Constipation
• Hyperactivity
• Tremors or weakness

COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:

Drugs may interact with each other to produce certain unwanted effects like changing the way they work or increase the chances of side effects. Make a list of all the products you use and share it with your doctor.

If Ciprofloxacin is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. These drugs include:

Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
Cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Neoral)
Glyburide Metoprolol
Phenytoin
Probenecid
Sucralfate
Theophylline
Warfarin

THINGS TO REMEMBER:

Avoid alcohol, sedatives and tranquilizers as they may increase drowsiness
Do not drive or work use tools or machines, i.e. don’t do that work which will require mental alertness as this medicine may cause drowsiness in some people
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
Dispose of all out-of- date or expired medicines

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Ciplox 250 Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by killing and stopping the growth of the infectious microorganisms.

Ciplox 250 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea as a side effect of this medicine. This is usually temporary and resolves on its own, but please consult your doctor if it bothers you or persists for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

USES OF CIPLOX TABLET

  • Treatment of Bacterial infections

BENEFITS OF CIPLOX TABLET

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Ciplox 250 Tablet is a versatile antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin, and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It kills and stops further growth of the bacteria 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 when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

SIDE EFFECTS OF CIPLOX 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 Ciplox

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Gastrointestinal disorder
  • Joint pain
  • Urticaria

HOW TO USE CIPLOX 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. Ciplox 250 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Ciplox 250 Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

HOW CIPLOX TABLET WORKS

Ciplox 250 Tablet 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.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Ciplox 250 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ciplox 250 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.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ciplox 250 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.
warnings

Driving

UNSAFE
Ciplox 250 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings

Kidney

CAUTION
Ciplox 250 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ciplox 250 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ciplox 250 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ciplox 250 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.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CIPLOX TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Ciplox 250 Tablet, 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.

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