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What is Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg?
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is an antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones (flor-o-KWIN-o-lones). Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg fights bacteria in the body.
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is also used to treat people who have been exposed to anthrax.
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg indications
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Proteus mirabilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, or Streptococcus pneumoniae. Also, Moraxella catarrhalis for the treatment of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis.
Bone and Joint Infections caused by Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Skin and Skin Structure Infections caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Providencia stuartii, Morganella morganii, Citrobacter freundii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible), Staphylococcus epidermidis, or Streptococcus pyogenes.
Typhoid Fever (Enteric Fever) caused by Salmonella typhi.
Urinary Tract Infections caused by Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, Proteus mirabilis, Providencia rettgeri, Morganella morganii, Citrobacter diversus, Citrobacter freundii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, or Enterococcus faecalis.
Acute Uncomplicated Cystitis in females caused by Escherichia coli or Staphylococcus saprophyticus.
Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis caused by Escherichia coli or Proteus mirabilis.
Acute Sinusitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.
Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infections (used in combination with metronidazole) caused by Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Bacteroides fragilis.
Infectious Diarrhoea caused by Escherichia coli (enterotoxigenic strains), Campylobacter jejuni, Shigella boydii, Shigella dysenteriae, Shigella flexneri or Shigella sonnei when antibacterial therapy is indicated.
Uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhoea due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
How should I use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg?
Use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
- Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg refilled.
- Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. If you will be using Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg at home, a health care provider will teach you how to use it. Be sure you understand how to use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg. Follow the procedures you are taught when you use a dose. Contact your health care provider if you have any questions.
- Do not use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial is cracked or damaged.
- Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and away from pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care provider how to dispose of these materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
- To clear up your infection completely, use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
- Drinking extra fluids while you are taking Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is recommended. Check with your doctor for instructions.
- If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg, use it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not use 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg.
Uses of Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg in details
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg is used to treat wide range of bacterial infections including lung or respiratory tract infections, eye infection, bladder and kidney infections, reproductive tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections and bone and joint infections.
Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg description
A broad-spectrum antimicrobial carboxyfluoroquinoline. [PubChem]
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