Quinoryl 500

Quinoryl 500

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

ACME

Distributor:

Unipharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin HCl
Indications/Uses
Treatment of wide variety of infections caused by gm +ve & gm -ve organism.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Usual dose: 250-500 mg bid. Acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis associated w/ Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. Adolescent & childn >5 yr 20 mg/kg. Max: 750 mg bid. Gonorrhea 250-500 mg as a single dose. Meningococcal meningitis prophylaxis 500 mg as a single dose. Surgical infection prophylaxis 750 mg as a single dose given 60-90 min pre-op.
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
Known hypersensitivity to quinolones.
Special Precautions
Epilepsy, hepatic or renal impairment. Ensure adequate fluid intake. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, sleep disorders, rash, pruritus, anaphylaxis, photosensitivity, increase in blood urea & creatinine, transient disturbances in liver enzymes & bilirubin, arthralgia & myalgia, blood disorders.
Drug Interactions
Decreased absorption w/ Al-Mg antacids. Antagonistic effect w/ theophylline & chloramphenicol. Induced metabolism w/ rifampicin.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Quinoryl 500 film-coated tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
20's
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