Ciclodin IV

Ciclodin IV

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Siu Guan Chem

Distributor:

JustRight Healthcare
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Treatment of a wide range of infections including anthrax, biliary tract, bone & joint infections, cat scratch disease, chancroid, cystic fibrosis exacerbations, gastroenteritis (traveller's diarrhoea, Campylobacter enteritis, cholera, Salmonella enteritis, shigellosis), gonorrhoea, neutropenia, Legionnaire's disease, otitis externa, otitis media, peritonitis, Q fever, lower resp tract infections (pseudomonal infections in cystic fibrosis), septicaemia, skin (soft-tissue) infections, spotted fevers, typhoid & parathyroid fever, typhus & UTI. Prophylaxis for meningococcal meningitis & surgical infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 100-400 mg bid, given over 30-60 min. Childn 4-8 mg/kg bid. Exacerbation of cystic fibrosis associated w/ P. aeruginosa infection 10 mg/kg bid up to a max of 400 mg bid.
Contraindications
Tendon pain, inflammation or rupture.
Special Precautions
Epilepsy or a history of CNS disorders. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances; headache, dizziness, restlessness, drowsiness, insomnia, nightmares & other sensory disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption w/ Al, Mg, Fe. Decreases the clearance of theophylline. Increases blood conc of midazolam. Reduced urinary excretion w/ probenecid. Higher & more prolonged conc w/ azlocillin. Interferes metabolism of caffeine. Enhances effects of oral anticoagulants (warfarin), glibenclamide, probenecid, metoclopramide & its derivatives.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ciclodin IV soln for infusion 2 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
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