Ciflomed

Ciflomed

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Flamingo

Distributor:

Trumed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin
Indications/Uses
Resp tract, ENT, skin & soft tissue, GIT, intra-abdominal, gynaecological, bone & joint, severe systemic infections; UTI; gonorrhoea.
Dosage/Direction for Use
250-500 mg bid for 5-7 days. Gonorrhea 500 mg as single dose.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Preferably taken 2 hr after meals.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin or other quinolones. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Special Precautions
Epileptics or history of CNS disorders (eg, lowered convulsion threshold, previous history of convulsion, reduced cerebral blood flow, altered brain structure or stroke). Do not use w/ antacid prep containing Mg or Al hydroxide. Maintain well hydration to prevent crystalluria. Avoid excessive urine alkalinisation. Concomitant use w/ theophylline.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain & nausea, headache, restlessness, dizziness; increased hepatic enzyme levels.
Drug Interactions
Raised plasma levels of theophylline.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ciflomed tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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