Ciplox 500 Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ciprofloxacin (500 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Ciplox 500 Tablet Information

    Ciplox 500 Tablet is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. Urinary Tract Infection, Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. The alternative uses of Ciplox 500 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Ciplox 500 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Ciplox 500 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Ciplox 500 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    In addition, Ciplox 500 Tablet's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ciplox 500 Tablet related warnings talks about Ciplox 500 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Ciplox 500 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Arrhythmia, Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Ciplox 500 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug reaction of Ciplox 500 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    In addition to the above precautions for Ciplox 500 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.

    Ciplox 500 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Ciplox 500 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Ciplox 500 Tablet 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
    • Disease: Sinusitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Ciplox 500 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ciplox 500 Tablet is used -




    Ciplox 500 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Ciplox 500 Tablet 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.

    • Is the use of Ciplox 500 Tablet 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.

    • What is the effect of Ciplox 500 Tablet on the Kidneys?

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

    • What is the effect of Ciplox 500 Tablet on the Liver?

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

    • What is the effect of Ciplox 500 Tablet on the Heart?

      Ciplox is rarely harmful for the heart.


    Severe Interaction of Ciplox 500 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Ciplox 500 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -




    Ciplox 500 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ciplox 500 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Ciplox 500 Tablet

    • Is this Ciplox 500 Tablet habit forming or addictive?

      Yes, you can get addicted to Ciplox 500 Tablet. It is essential that you take [medicine] only after doctor's recommendation.

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

      After taking Ciplox 500 Tablet you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, Ciplox 500 Tablet 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 500 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.


    Ciplox 500 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Ciplox 500 Tablet

      Using Ciplox 500 Tablet with some foods may lead to harmful effects. Take your doctor's advice on this.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Ciplox 500 Tablet

      Consumption of alcohol and Ciplox 500 Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.


    Frequently asked Questions about Ciplox 500 Tablet

    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 over 3 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


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

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