Ciplox

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ciprofloxacin (0.3 % w/v)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Ciplox Information

    Ciplox is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet, Drops, Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Bacterial Infections. The alternative uses of Ciplox have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Ciplox. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Ciplox can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Ciplox normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    It is also important to note that Ciplox has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Ciplox has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Ciplox related warnings section.

    Ciplox is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Arrhythmia, Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Ciplox have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug reaction of Ciplox with other medicines has been reported. Refer to the list below for further details.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Ciplox is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Ciplox Benefits & Uses

    Ciplox is used to treat the following -

    Ciplox Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Eye Infections
    • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2 drop
    • Dosage Route: Ophthalmic
    • Frequency: 4 hourly
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Ciplox Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ciplox safe for pregnant women?


      Ciplox can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Ciplox, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Ciplox safe during breastfeeding?


      If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Ciplox. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Ciplox on the Kidneys?


      Very few cases of side effects of Ciplox on kidney have been reported.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Ciplox on the Liver?


      Ciplox may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Ciplox on the Heart?


      Ciplox is rarely harmful for the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Ciplox with Other Drugs

    Ciplox should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Ciplox Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ciplox unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Ciplox

    • Is this Ciplox habit forming or addictive?


      Yes, you can get addicted to Ciplox. It is essential that you take [medicine] only after doctor's recommendation.

      Yes
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Ciplox you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, Ciplox is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, the use of Ciplox in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

    Ciplox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ciplox


      Using Ciplox with some foods may lead to harmful effects. Take your doctor's advice on this.

      Severe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ciplox


      Consumption of alcohol and Ciplox together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Ciplox

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Ciplox with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    It is recommended to avoid taking Ciplox with ibuprofen, because it may increase the risk of side effects associated with the central nervous system. Hence you must consult a doctor before taking these two medicines together.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I discontinue Ciplox on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Prakash kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Discontinuing Ciplox on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How to take Ciplox?

    Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Ciplox should be taken with a meal. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. Drinking extra water will help prevent some unwanted effects of this medicine. Do not take this medicine along with milk, yogurt, or other dairy products may reduce the absorption of a drug. Take it exactly as directed by the physician.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Ciplox with paracetamol?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Ciplox can be taken with paracetamol, no clinically significant interactions are seen between these two. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between them. Please talk to your doctor before consuming these two medicines together.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How does Ciplox effects tendon?

    Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

    Ciplox can increase the risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture in some patient. However, the exact mechanism of tendon rupture is not known. If you suffer from tendon rupture or any kind of muscular pain after consuming this drug, please consult your doctor immediately.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Cipro® (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 710-713

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 579-584



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