Zalvos

Zalvos

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Demo S. A.

Distributor:

PHARMASIA
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin lactate
Indications/Uses
Mild to moderate lower resp tract, skin & skin structure, bone & joint & GI infection; septicemia, endocarditis; UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 100-400 mg bid may be given by IV infusion over 30-60 min in a conc of 1-2 mg/mL. Acute exacerbation of cystic fibrosis associated w/ Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection Adolescent & childn >5 yr 10 mg/kg may be given by IV infusion for 60 min tid. Max: 400 mg tid.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin or other quinolones.
Special Precautions
Convulsions; patients w/ known or suspected CNS disorders eg, severe cerebral arteriosclerosis, epilepsy & other factors that predispose to seizures. Avoid alkalinity of the urine. Maintain adequate hydration. Renal impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn & adolescents (<18 yr).
Adverse Reactions
Local IV reactions eg, phlebitis & thrombophlebitis; nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, anxiety & anaphylactic reactions.
Drug Interactions
Elevated serum conc of theophylline & prolongation of elimination t½. Probenecid interferes w/ renal tubular secretion of ciprofloxacin.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Zalvos infusion 2 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's (P1,606.07/bottle);200 mL x 1's (P2,250/bottle)
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