Siflox

Siflox

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Mersifarma TM
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
UTI including prostatitis; urethritis & cervicitis gonorrhoea, GI infections including typhoid fever; resp tract, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Mild to moderate UTI Two 250-mg tab/day. Severe UTI, chronic prostatitis, GIT infection Two 500-mg tab/day. Mild to moderate resp tract, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue infection Two 250- to 500-mg tab/day. Severe resp tract, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue infection Two 500- to 750-mg tab/day. Acute gonorrhea 250 mg single dose. Acute osteomyelitis Two 750-mg tab/day. Duration: 5-10 days for acute infections.
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 to ciprofloxacin or other quinolone antibiotics. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn ≤12 yr.
Special Precautions
Impaired renal function, epilepsy, previous CNS disorder. Avoid long-term use. Phototoxicity. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GIT disorders; dizziness, headache, tiredness, insomnia, agitation, trembling; skin reactions eg, rashes, pruritus, drug fever; interstitial nephritis, transient kidney function impairment including polyuria, urinary retention, urethral haemorrhage, vaginitis & acidosis.
Drug Interactions
Al- or Mg-containing antacids, theophylline, cyclosporine, probenecid, anticoagulants, metoclopramide.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Siflox film-coated tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 10's (Rp160,000/boks)
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