Ciprobay

Ciprobay

ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Bayer HealthCare Pharma

Distributor:

DKSH
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ciprofloxacin (Tab: HCl monohydrate; Inj: Lactate)
Indications/Uses
Infection of resp tract, middle ear, sinuses, eyes, GUT, GIT, biliary tract, skin & soft tissues, bones & joints; peritonitis, septicemia, infections in patients w/ reduced host defense, & for selective gut decontamination.
Dosage/Direction for Use
125-750 mg (oral) bid or 100-200 mg (IV). Acute gonorrhea Single dose of 250 mg (oral) or 100 mg (IV). Dosage must be reduced if CrCl <30 mL/min.
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 ciprofloxacin or other quinolones. Childn, adolescents, pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, diarrhoea, vomiting, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, flatulence, anorexia, dizziness, headache, tiredness, agitation, trembling. Insomnia, peripheral paralgesia, sweating, unsteady gait, convulsions, increase in intracranial pressure, anxiety states, nightmares, confusion, depression, hallucinations, impaired taste & smell, visual disturbances, tinnitus, transitory impairment of hearing, especially at high frequencies, skin reactions.
Drug Interactions
Mineral-containing antacids reduce absorption of ciprofloxacin. May increase theophylline plasma levels. Concomitant intake w/ NSAIDs can lead to convulsion. Transient rise of serum creatinine w/ cyclosporin. Effects of warfarin are intensified.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA02 - ciprofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ciprobay tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
50's
Form
Ciprobay tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Ciprobay inj 200 mg/100 mL
Packing/Price
1's
Form
Ciprobay inj 400 mg/200 mL
Packing/Price
1's
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