Ciproglen

Ciproglen

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Glenmark Pharma

Distributor:

Uni Drug House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin
Indications/Uses
Infections of resp tract, paranasal sinuses, kidneys &/or efferent urinary tract, genital organs, abdominal cavity, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints; prophylaxis of infections & selective intestinal decontamination in immunosuppressed patients. Inhalational anthrax in adults & childn.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Severe or complicated UTI, mild to moderate lower resp tract infections, skin & skin structure infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections 500 mg bd for 7-14 days. Mild to moderate chronic bacterial prostatitis 500 mg bd for 28 days. Mild to moderate acute sinusitis, enteric fever 500 mg bd for 10 days. Mild to moderate bone & joint infections 500 mg bd for ≥4-6 wk. Infectious diarrhea 500 mg bd for 5-7 days. Inhalational anthrax (post-exposure) 500 mg bd for 60 days. Childn 1-17 yr Severe or complicated UTI 10-20 mg/kg bd for 10-21 days. Max: 750 mg/dose. Inhalational anthrax (post-exposure) 15 mg/kg bd for 60 days. Max: 500 mg/dose.
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.
Special Precautions
Renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <1 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Rash, diarrhea, nausea, dizziness, headache, restlessness, hypersensitivity, tendonitis, ruptured tendon, peripheral neuropathy, raised intracranial pressure, seizures, drug-induced psychosis.
Drug Interactions
Theophylline, glibenclamide, azlocillin, cyclosporin, probenecid, warfarin, dutasteride, corticosteroids, phenytoin, quinolones, ropivacaine, riluzole, ropinirole.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ciproglen FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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