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Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet

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Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Information

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Bacterial Infections. The alternative uses of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. 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.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet 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.

In addition, Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid (medicine name) in conditions like Arrhythmia, Heart Disease, Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Some other conditions that can be affected by Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

You should also be aware that Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

  1. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses
  2. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Dosage & How to Take
  3. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Side Effects
  4. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs
  6. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet
  8. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

  1. Tuberculosis
  2. Urinary Tract Infection Primary
  3. Sinusitis
  4. Ear Infection
  5. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  6. Bacterial Infections Primary
  7. Sexually transmitted diseases
  8. Pseudomonas Infections
  9. Food Poisoning
  10. Ear Discharge
  11. Eye Infections
  12. Swollen Eyes
  13. Dysentery
  14. Typhoid Fever
  15. Skin Infections
  16. Facial Swelling
  17. Bladder Infection
  18. Cystitis
  19. Pelvic Pain
  20. Prostatitis
  21. Anthrax
  22. Nephritis

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg 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.

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Ingredients of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet

Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Irritability
  5. Fever Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Rash
  8. Dry Mouth Mild
  9. Flatulence Mild
  10. Insomnia Mild
  11. Back Pain Mild
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Depression Moderate
  14. Angina Pectoris
  15. Decreased blood pressure
  16. Bleeding Moderate
  17. Bronchospasm
  18. Hearing Loss Severe
  19. Visual impairment

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

Is the use of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet. If you also feel the same, then discontinue it and start only on doctor advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet. Stop taking Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet on the Kidneys?

Side effects of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet on the Liver?

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet on the Heart?

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

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

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Contraindications

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

  1. Arrhythmia
  2. Heart Disease
  3. Calcium Deficiency
  4. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  5. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  6. Diabetes
  7. Kidney Disease
  8. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet

Is this Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?

Yes, there is a possibility of developing a habit of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet. Talk to doctor before taking it.

Yes

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

After taking Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine. It can be dangerous, as Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet

Taking Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet with food can show serious side effects. Consult the doctor to avoid this.

Severe

Interaction between Alcohol and Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet for sinus infection?

ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is not recommended as the first-line of a drug for treating a sinus infection. However, if there are no other alternatives available then you can take it. Keep your doctor informed.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet for UTI infection?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet for UTI infection. It is the first-line drug for treating UTI infection. It is active against the bacteria which causes UTI infection. However, you must follow all the instruction and direction written on the prescription and do not discontinue medication without consulting your doctor.

Question almost 2 years ago

How does Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet work?

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

Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by inhibiting the bacterial cell division for this it stops the working of enzyme which is responsible for cell division. It is effective against a large number of bacteria, even those bacteria which is other drugs to resistant.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet with dextromethorphan?

Dr. Anjum Mujawar MBBS , Diabetology

Yes, Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet can be taken with dextromethorphan. There are no known interactions between them. However, if you are experiencing any side effects after taking these two medicines to inform your doctor.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet with paracetamol?

ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Tablet 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.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience