Cipquin Tablet

Cipquin Tablet

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

SM Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

SM Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Uncomplicated & complicated resp tract infections, otitis media & sinusitis. Eyes, kidneys &/or efferent urinary tract; genital organs including adnexitis, gonorrhoea, prostatitis; abdominal cavity, skin & soft tissue, bones & joint infections. Septicaemia. Prophylaxis & selective intestinal decontamination in immunocompromised patients.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Mild to moderate acute sinusitis 500 mg every 12 hr for 10 days. Mild to moderate lower resp tract infection 250-500 mg every 12 hr for 7-14 days. Severe to complicated lower resp tract infection, severe to complicated skin & skin structure infection 750 mg every 12 hr for 7-14 days. Acute, uncomplicated UTI 125 mg every 12 hr for 3 days. Cystitis in premenopausal women 250 mg single dose for 1 day. Mild to moderate & severe to complicated UTI, complicated intra-abdominal infection, mild to moderate skin & skin structure infection 500 mg every 12 hr for 7-14 days. Mild to moderate chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg every 12 hr for 28 days. Mild to moderate bone & joint infection 500 mg every 12 hr for ≥4-6 wk. Severe to complicated bone & joint infection 750 mg every 12 hr for ≥4-6 wk. Mild to moderate typhoid fever 500 mg every 12 hr for 10 days. Acute uncomplicated extragenital gonorrhoea 125 mg every 12 hr for 1 day. Acute uncomplicated urethral & cervical gonorrhoea 250 mg single dose. CrCl 31-60 mL/min/1.73 m2 Max: 1,000 mg daily, CrCl ≤30 mL/min/1.73 m2 Max: 500 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to minimize GI discomfort. Do not take w/ antacids, Fe or dairy products.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin & other quinolone antibiotics. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Special Precautions
Discontinue use if anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reaction, pain, inflammation, achilles & tendon rupture occur. Epilepsy or history of CNS disorders including cerebral arteriosclerosis; G6PD deficiency, myasthenia gravis; crystalluria. Ensure adequate fluid intake/hydration. Avoid alcohol & prolonged exposure to sunlight. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Hepatic or renal impairment. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
GI disorders eg, nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, digestive disorders, abdominal pain, flatulence & anorexia; dizziness, headache, insomnia, agitation, trembling; hypersensitivity & skin reactions; eosinophilia, leucocytopenia, leucocytosis, anaemia; taste & smell disorder, visual disturbances, tinnitus & hearing impairment; increased transaminase, alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin, serum urea & creatinine levels; hyperglycaemia.
Drug Interactions
Increased CNS adverse effects w/ analgesics. Reduced absorption w/ Al- or Mg-containing antacids, Ca, Fe & Zn salts; antineoplastics & immunosuppressants. Transient rise in serum creatinine conc w/ cyclosporin. Increased serum theophylline conc. Increased anticoagulant effect of warfarin. Intensified action of glibenclamide. Increased serum conc w/ probenecid. Accelerated absorption w/ metoclopramide.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cipquin FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Cipquin FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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