Tequinol 500

Tequinol 500

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Otto
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
UTI Mild to moderate: 250 mg twice daily. Severe: 500 mg twice daily. Resp tract, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue infections Mild to moderate: 250-500 mg twice daily. Severe: 500-750 mg twice daily. GIT infections 500 mg twice daily. Chronic prostatitis 500 mg twice daily. Acute gonorrhoea 250 mg daily as a single dose. Acute osteomyelitis To achieve adequate conc, dosage should not be <750 mg twice daily. Patients w/ impaired renal function (CrCl <20 mL/min) Take once daily or reduce dose to half when given twice daily. Duration of treatment depends on severity of infection as well as clinical & bacteriological improvement. Acute infection generally take 5-10 days & usually extended to 3 days after clinical symptoms disappear.
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 & other quinolone derivatives. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <12 yr.
Special Precautions
Avoid excessive sunlight exposure. Patients w/ kidney disorders, excessive dose, epilepsy & history of CNS disorders. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, flatulence, dizziness, headache, insomnia, tremor, tiredness, hypersensitivity reactions, polyuria, urinary retention, urethral bleeding, vaginitis, acidosis, eosinophilia, leucopenia, leuocytosis, anemia, granulocytopenia. Transient increase of transaminase & alkaline phosphatase, hyperglycemia, crystalluria & hematuria.
Drug Interactions
Al-/Mg-containing antacids, theophylline, cyclosporine, probenecid, oral anticoagulants, metoclopramide.
MIMS Class
Quinolones
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Tequinol 500 FC caplet 500 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp390,000/boks)
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