Qinox

Qinox

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Solas
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin
Indications/Uses
Uncomplicated & complicated infections caused by ciprofloxacin-sensitive pathogens. Infections of the resp tract except pneumonia due to Pneumococcus, GUT except prostatitis, infections of the GIT or biliary tract including typhoid fever, bones & joints, skin & soft tissues. Gonorrheal urethritis & cervicitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Usually 125-750 mg twice daily. Acute gonorrhoea 250 mg as single dose. UTI Mild to moderate: 250 mg twice daily. Severe: 500 mg twice daily. GIT infections 500 mg twice daily. Resp tract, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue infections Mild to moderate: 500 mg twice daily. Severe: 750 mg twice daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to minimise GI discomfort. Do not take w/ antacids, Fe or dairy products.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & juveniles before the end of growth phase.
Special Precautions
Epilepsy or CNS damage. Renal impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, anorexia, hypersensitivity reactions, tachycardia, hot flush, musculoskeletal & joint pain, headache, dizziness, feeling of weakness, agitation, insomnia, trembling.
Drug Interactions
Antacids reduce absorption of ciprofloxacin. May increase theophylline plasma levels.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Qinox FC caplet 500 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp360,000/boks)
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