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What is cipro for?

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Drug Class: Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics · Otic (Ear) – Fluoroquinolones

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

May Treat: ·

Drug Class: Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics · Otic (Ear) – Fluoroquinolones

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: BAYER,PHARM DIV · MERCK SHARP & D

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • For suspension, microcapsule reconstituted products : Important to read patient package insert& med guide. Stop taking & call Dr now if tendon pain/swelling. Avoid use in patients with myasthenia gravis. Shake well & measure with dosing spoon/cup/syringe. Take 2 hr. before & 6 hr. after minerals & antacids. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Call MD immediately for any mental/mood changes. Call MD now for tingling, numb or weak arms or legs.
  • For vial products : Use in the ear only. Given by a nurse, doctor, or pharmacist. Use once and discard any extra medicine. Call doctor if symptoms do not improve in 7 days. Keep all medical appointments. Tell doctor your complete medical history.

What are side effects of Cipro?Any warnings while using Cipro?Does Cipro interact with any drugs?Is Cipro contraindicated for any condition?How to use Cipro?What if you missed a dose of Cipro?

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Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askIs Cipro a good antibiotic?Is Cipro a good antibiotic?Cipro is generally a safe and effective antibiotic that has been used for some time. Part of the drug’s effectiveness depends on a patient taking the right dose, so a doctor’s advice should be followed precisely.

    Precautions

    • For suspension, microcapsule reconstituted products : Important to read patient package insert& med guide. Stop taking & call Dr now if tendon pain/swelling. Avoid use in patients with myasthenia gravis. Shake well & measure with dosing spoon/cup/syringe. Take 2 hr. before & 6 hr. after minerals & antacids. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Call MD immediately for any mental/mood changes. Call MD now for tingling, numb or weak arms or legs.
    • For vial products : Use in the ear only. Given by a nurse, doctor, or pharmacist. Use once and discard any extra medicine. Call doctor if symptoms do not improve in 7 days. Keep all medical appointments. Tell doctor your complete medical history.

    What are side effects of Cipro?Any warnings while using Cipro?Does Cipro interact with any drugs?Is Cipro contraindicated for any condition?How to use Cipro?What if you missed a dose of Cipro?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?Is Cipro a good antibiotic? Cipro is generally a safe and effective antibiotic that has been used for some time. Part of the drug’s effectiveness depends on a patient taking the right dose, so a doctor’s advice should be followed precisely.

    What is Cipro commonly used to treat? Ciprofloxacin, also known as cipro, is most commonly used to treat anthrax, the symptoms of syphilis and urinary tract infections.

    What infections are treated with Cipro? Medical uses. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat a wide variety of infections, including infections of bones and joints, endocarditis, gastroenteritis, malignant otitis externa, respiratory tract infections, cellulitis, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, anthrax, and chancroid.

    When to take Cipro? Cipro can be taken after a large meal or on an empty stomach. However, there are a few exceptions: Calcium-rich foods. Calcium makes Cipro less effective. To avoid this, wait 6 hours after your last calcium-rich meal to take Cipro, or take it 2 hours before your next meal.

    What infections are treated with Cipro?

    What infections are treated with Cipro? Medical uses. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat a wide variety of infections, including infections of bones and joints, endocarditis, gastroenteritis, malignant otitis externa, respiratory tract infections, cellulitis, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, anthrax, and chancroid.

    Is ciprofloxacin a strong antibiotic? Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a intermediate to broad in its spectrum, yet it does not kill all germs that cause infections. Antibiotics are neither week or strong. They are either narrow spectrum (only good to kill a few germs) or broad spectrum (kills a lot of types of germs).

    What is Cipro usually prescribed for? Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a quinolone antibiotic. Cipro is available as a generic drug and is prescribed to treat infections of the skin, lungs, airways, bones, joints, and urinary tract infections caused by susceptible bacteria.

    What bacteria does ciprofloxacin kill? Ciprofloxacin is effective against a large number of bacteria, some of which tend to be resistant to other commonly used antibiotics. It’s particularly useful against a sub-group of bacteria called Gram-negative bacteria, including salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, neisseria, and pseudomonas.