Active Ingredients: Ciprofloxacin
So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. Overall, the tablet should be swallowed whole without chewing, with the help of some liquid eg a glass of water.
We recommend drinking plenty of fluids during treatment with this medicine. Elderly: The dose is equivalent to that used in adults. Only needs to adjust in the case of an alteration in the renal function.
Patients with impaired liver function: In adults, does not require dose adjustment.
If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of ciprofloxacin. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.
Do not restart treatment with ciprofloxacin at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have.
Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.
If you feel unwell during treatment with ciprofloxacin, immediately consult your doctor. Consult immediately your doctor or pharmacist or consult a Poison Control Center in your country or go right away to the nearest hospital.
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Type the full drug name in the search box above. Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis Clinical improvement has occurred when oral ciprofloxacin was used alone for the treatment of acute exacerbations of bronchopulmonary Ps.
As with other anti-infectives, Ps. Resistant strains of Ps.
Clinical improvement occurred in some patients despite the emergence of resistant Ps. Further study is necessary to determine if emergence of resistance will limit use of ciprofloxacin in the treatment of Ps.
Some clinicians caution against long-term use of ciprofloxacin in these patients and recommend that the drug be used in short courses e. If ciprofloxacin is used, it is important that susceptibility of isolates be tested carefully in subsequent exacerbations.
Although many cystic fibrosis patients are children, ciprofloxacin, like other quinolones, generally should not be used in children younger than 18 years of age.
See Cautions: Pediatric Precautions. Nosocomial Pneumonia Ciprofloxacin is used IV for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia, including hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and healthcare-associated pneumonia. Local susceptibility data should be used when selecting initial empiric regimens for the treatment of nosocomial pneumonia, including hospital-acquired, ventilator-associated, and healthcare-associated pneumonia.
For empiric treatment of hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia in patients with risk factors for multidrug-resistant bacteria, the American Thoracic Society ATS and IDSA recommend use of anti-infectives that have a broad spectrum of activity against gram-positive, gram-negative, and anaerobic bacteria.