Ciplox 100 Mg
USA Brand Name
Ciplox-100 is marketed globally by Cipla and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore and medical supply store.The active ingredient present in Ciplox-100 is Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride. It is used to treat and prevent bacterial infections.
Manufacturer of Ciplox-100
Ciplox-100, that contains 100 mg of Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride is manufactured by Cipla.
Ciplox-100 contains 100 mg of Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride.
USA Brands Equivalent to Ciprofloxacin, The Salt Present In Ciplox-100
- Cipro in D5W
- Cipro XR
Uses of Ciprofloxacin, The Salt Present In Ciplox-100
- Treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis
2. Children and Adults:
- Prophylaxis and treatment of plague, including pneumonic and septicemic plague
- Treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible bacteria:
- Urinary tract infections
- Acute uncomplicated cystitis in females
- Chronic bacterial prostatitis
- Lower respiratory tract infections (including acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis)
- Acute sinusitis
- Skin and skin structure infections
- Bone and joint infections complicated intra-abdominal infections (in combination with metronidazole)
- Infectious diarrhoea
- Typhoid fever
- Uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhoea
- Nosocomial pneumonia
- Empirical therapy for febrile neutropenic patients (in combination with piperacillin)
How Ciplox-100 Works
It inhibits DNA-gyrase in susceptible organisms; inhibits relaxation of supercoiled DNA and promotes breakage of double-stranded DNA.
How to take Ciplox-100
- Use this drug as advised by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.
- Take this drug at the same time of the day.
- Can be taken with or without food.
- Take this drug with a full glass of water.
- Do not take this drug along with dairy products, like milk or yogurt, or calcium-rich juices. This drug may be taken with a full meal if the meal has these products.
- Take this drug 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking any antacids, didanosine, lanthanum, sucralfate, quinapril, bismuth, sevelamer, multivitamins, or other products that contain magnesium, calcium, aluminum, iron, or zinc.
- To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses.
- Keep using this drug as you have been told by your doctor or any other healthcare provider, even if you feel well.
Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, the active salt in Ciplox-100 is available as 100 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg and 100 mg tablets at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store.
How Long Should I Continue Taking Ciplox-100?
It is always advisable to consult your physician before you start/stop taking the drug. Avoid taking such decisions on your own and do not self-medicate.
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take multiple doses at the same time
Drugs That Interact With Ciprofloxacin, The Salt In Ciplox-100
The following drugs are known to interact with Ciplox-100:
When Not To Take Ciplox-100
- If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any other ingredient present in this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs, foods items, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have any of the following health problems: Long QTc on ECG or a heartbeat that is not normal, slow heartbeat, or low potassium or magnesium levels.
- If you have kidney problems.
- If you have heart failure (a weak heart).
- If you have had a recent heart attack.
- If you have ever had any of the following health problems: Nerve problems or tendon problems.
- If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking this drug or an alike drug in the past.
- If you have been taking any drugs to treat a heartbeat that is not normal.
- If you are taking any drugs that can cause a heartbeat that is not normal (prolonged QT interval). There are many drugs that can do this. Ask your doctor or your pharmacist about it if you are not sure.
- If you are taking tizanidine.
- Female- If you are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
Side Effects Of Ciplox-100
- An allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of kidney problems like inability to pass urine, change in how much urine is passed, blood in the urine, or an abnormal weight gain.
- Chest pain or pressure.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Shortness of breath.
- Any unexplained bruising or bleeding.
- Trouble walking.
- Female vaginal itching or discharge.
- White patches in the mouth.
- Fever or chills.
- Sore throat.
- Ringing in ears.
- Muscle pain or weakness.
- Call your doctor right away if you have signs of liver problems like dark urine, feeling tired, not hungry, upset stomach or stomach pain, light-colored stools, throwing up, or yellow skin or eyes.
- Get medical help right away if you have signs like red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin (with or without fever); red or irritated eyes; or sores in your mouth, throat, nose, or eyes.
- It is common to have diarrhea when taking this drug. Call your doctor right away if you have stomach pain or cramps, very loose or watery stools, or bloody stools. Do not try to treat loose stools without first checking with your doctor.
Overdose Of Ciplox-100
- Kidney damage
- Reduced breathing
General information and precautions
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else's drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription, OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or any other healthcare provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.
- Tell all of your healthcare providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this drug affects you.
- Has your blood work checked if you are on this drug for a long time? Talk with your doctor.
- If you have high blood sugar (diabetes), you will need to watch your blood sugar closely.
- Tell your doctor if you have signs of high or low blood sugar like a breath that smells like fruit, dizziness, fast breathing, fast heartbeat, feeling confused, feeling sleepy, feeling weak, flushing, headache, more thirsty or hungry, passing urine more often, shaking, or sweating.
- This drug may affect how much of some other drugs are in your body. If you are taking other drugs, talk with your doctor. You may need to have your blood work checked more closely while taking this drug with your other drugs.
- Do not use longer than you have been told. A second infection may happen.
- Tell your doctor if you take a drug that has caffeine, or you eat or drink products that have caffeine, like tea, coffee, cola, or chocolate.
- You may get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen and wear clothing and eyewear that protects you from the sun.
- Drink lots of non-caffeine liquids unless told to drink less liquid by your doctor.
- Very bad and sometimes deadly allergic reactions have rarely happened. Talk with your doctor.
- Rarely, very bad and sometimes deadly effects have been associated with this drug. These include muscle or joint, kidney, liver, blood, and other problems. Talk with the doctor if you have questions.
- An abnormal heartbeat (prolonged QT interval) can occur while using this drug. Call your doctor right away if you have a fast heartbeat or a heartbeat that does not feel normal.