Ciprofloxacin Ajanta Uses

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What is Ciprofloxacin Ajanta?

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It is also used to treat anthrax infection after inhalational exposure.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta belongs to the class of drugs known as quinolone antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, Ciprofloxacin Ajanta will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the conditions listed below.

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.

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.

NOTE: Although effective in clinical trials, Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is not a drug of first choice in the treatment of presumed or confirmed pneumonia secondary to Streptococcus pneumoniae. Acute Sinusitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Moraxella catarrhalis.

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.

Bone and joint infections caused by Enterobacter cloacae, Serratia marcescens, or Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Complicated intraabdominal infections (used in combination with metronidazole) caused by Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, or Bacteroides fragilis.

Infectious diarrhea caused by Escherichia coli (enterotoxigenic strains), Campylobacter jejuni, Shigella boydii when antibacterial therapy is indicated.

Typhoid fever (enteric fever) caused by Salmonella typhi.

NOTE: The efficacy of Ciprofloxacin Ajanta in the eradication of the chronic typhoid carrier state has not been demonstrated.

plervical and urethral gonorrhea due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Inhalational anthrax (post-exposure): To reduce the incidence or progression of disease following exposure to aerosolized Bacillus anthracis. Ciprofloxacin Ajanta serum concentrations achieved in humans serve as a surrogate endpoint reasonably likely to predict clinical benefit and provide the basis for this indication.

If anaerobic organisms are suspected of contributing to the infection, appropriate therapy should be administered. As with other drugs, some strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa may develop resistance fairly rapidly during treatment with Ciprofloxacin Ajanta. Culture and susceptibility testing performed periodically during therapy will provide information not only on the therapeutic effect of the antimicrobial agent but also on the possible emergence of bacterial resistance.

How should I use Ciprofloxacin Ajanta?

Use Ciprofloxacin Ajanta as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Ciprofloxacin Ajanta comes with an extra patient information sheet called a Medication Guide. Read it carefully. Read it again each time you get Ciprofloxacin Ajanta refilled.
  • An extra patient leaflet may be available with Ciprofloxacin Ajanta. Talk to your pharmacist if you have questions about this information.
  • Take Ciprofloxacin Ajanta by mouth with or without food. The preferred dosing time is 2 hours after a meal.
  • Shake well before each use.
  • Use a measuring device marked for medicine dosing. Ask your pharmacist for help if you are unsure of how to measure your dose.
  • Take Ciprofloxacin Ajanta with a full glass of water (8 oz [240 mL]).
  • Drinking extra fluids while you are taking Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is recommended. Check with your doctor for instructions.
  • If you also take any products containing magnesium, aluminum, calcium, iron, or zinc (eg, antacids, quinapril, vitamins/minerals); didanosine; sucralfate; or bismuth subsalicylate, do not take them within 6 hours before or 2 hours after taking Ciprofloxacin Ajanta. Check with your doctor if you have questions.
  • If you also take sevelamer, do not take it within 4 hours before or after taking Ciprofloxacin Ajanta. Check with your doctor if you have questions.
  • Ciprofloxacin Ajanta works best if it is taken at the same time each day.
  • To clear up your infection completely, take Ciprofloxacin Ajanta for the full course of treatment. Keep taking it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • Avoid taking Ciprofloxacin Ajanta with milk or milk products (eg, calcium-enriched juice, yogurt) by themselves. However, taking Ciprofloxacin Ajanta as part of a full meal that contains milk or milk products is permitted.
  • Do not miss any doses. If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin Ajanta, take 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 take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Ciprofloxacin Ajanta.

Uses of Ciprofloxacin Ajanta in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
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Ciprofloxacin Ajanta 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 Ajanta description

infoPharmacology is a crucial part of medicine wherein various medications are used to advance the well-being of an individual. Some drugs cure the infection or a disease; few prevent the occurrence of a symptom or a disease, and few are used in long-term treatment of the disease. Drugs are obtained from the plants as well as they can be synthesized organically. The drugs are used in various combinations or a single drug by the pharmaceutical industry during its preparation. The half-life of each medicine is different, and the dosage of the drug depends on the half-life of the drug.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is a drug used to treat bacterial infections. It is a second generation fluoroquinolone antibacterial. It kills bacteria by interfering with the enzymes that cause DNA to rewind after being copied, which stops DNA and protein synthesis.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is marketed worldwide with over three hundred different brand names. In the United States, Canada and the UK, it is marketed as Ciloxan, Cipro, Cipro XR, Cipro XL Ciproxin and, most recently, Proquin. In Mexico it is available over the counter and marketed under the names Ciproflox or Ciprofloxacino. In Ecuador it is available and marketed under the name Cidrax. In Nigeria it is sold as Ciprotab while in Bangladesh it is marketed as Tablets and Microcapsules for Suspension by numerous companies, one of which is by Edruc Limited as Cipron. Additionally, Ciprofloxacin Ajanta is available as a generic drug under a variety of different brand names and is also available for limited use in veterinary medicine.

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta was first patented in 1983 by Bayer A.G. and subsequently approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1987.Ciprofloxacin Ajanta has 12 F.D.A.-approved human uses and other veterinary uses, but it is often used for non-approved uses (off-label).

Ciprofloxacin Ajanta interacts with other drugs, herbal and natural supplements, and thyroid medications.


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  4. FDA Orange Book. "CIPROFLOXACIN; CIPROFLOXACIN HYDROCHLORIDE: The publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (the List, commonly known as the Orange Book), identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).". https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnD... (accessed September 18, 2017).

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