Cifloxin

Cifloxin

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Siam Bheasach

Distributor:

Siam Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin (Tab: HCl; Infusion: Lactate)
Indications/Uses
Cystitis, resp tract infections, UTI, GIT; ENT, biliary tract, skin & soft tissues, bone & joints infections; specific severe infection ie, mucoviscidosis, abdominal, severe chronic otitis; acute gonorrhea. Empirical therapy for febrile neutropenia in combination w/ piperacillin.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Tab Cystitis 100-250 mg bid. Infections of resp tract, UTI, GIT 250-500 mg bid. ENT, biliary tract, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints infections 500 mg bid. Specific severe infection ie, mucoviscidosis, abdominal, severe chronic otitis; acute gonorrhea 250 mg single dose. IV infusion UTI 200-400 mg 12 hrly. Lower resp tract, bone & joint, skin & skin structure 400 mg 8-12 hrly. Empirical therapy for febrile neutropenia (in combination w/ piperacillin) 400 mg 8 hrly.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: May be taken w/ meals to minimise GI discomfort. Do not take w/ antacids, Fe or dairy products.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to quinolones. Infant & prepubertal childn. Pregnancy, lactation.
Special Precautions
Renal or hepatic impairment, epilepsy; CNS damage.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, insomnia, dizziness, headache; skin rash; pain & local irritation at inj site accompanied rarely by phlebitis or thrombophlebitis.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cifloxin FC tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
Form
Cifloxin FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's;10's
Form
Cifloxin infusion 100 mg/50 mL
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Cifloxin infusion 200 mg/100 mL
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Cifloxin infusion 400 mg/200 mL
Packing/Price
1's
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