Ciprofloxacin

FDA Approved: * June 9, 2004
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ciprofloxacin Overview

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections.[2] This includes bone and joint infections, intra abdominal infections, certain type of infectious diarrhea, respiratory tract infections, skin infections, typhoid fever, and urinary tract infections, among others.[2] For some infections it is used in addition to other antibiotics.[2] It can be taken by mouth or used intravenously.[2] Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and rash.[2] Ciprofloxaci...

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what type of infection is ciprofloxacin hcl 500 mg taran used for
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i have some pills left trying figuer out what it is ## It's for cystitis/bladder infections. I just finished the dosage today. Atleast this is why I hav ciprofloxacin 500mg! Hope his helped. ## I was just reviewing a drug article on Ciprofloxacin stating it is in fact used to treat bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin is limited to the treatment of proven bacterial infections such as: - Urinary tract infections - Acute uncomplicated cystitis in females - Chronic bacterial prostatitis - Lower respiratory tract infections - Acute sinusitis - Skin and skin structure infections - Bone and joint infections - Infectious diarrhea - Typhoid fever (enteric fever) You can view the complete drug article by clicking on the link below... Please post back if you have any other questions or concern...
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Can Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg Be Used To Treat Throat Infections
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if my throat is sore and itchy and coughing up phlem can i use this medication to treat it as a preventive for a full blown chest infecton or strep throat ## Yes, you can. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat a number of infections including: infections of bones and joints, endocarditis, gastroenteritis, malignant otitis externa, RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS, cellulitis, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, anthrax, chancroid, among others. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## I took Claritin last few days, because i thought i got allergic. but is not working, I got Ciprocyn 500 mg, how many time the dosage?,my problem now I have a lot of mucus on my throt, it ...
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Ciprofloxacin and garlic paste for boils
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The doctor gave me Ciprofloxacin for boils on my face near my mouth. Is it okay to use this? I am also applying garlic paste on it. Does this medicine and garlic paste work simultaneously or do I have to stop either one of them?
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Antibiotic For Fever
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Antibiotics of fever such as ciprofloxacin , amoxycyclin etc. ## There is no antibiotic specifically to treat a fever. Antibiotics treat bacterial infections, so they may help if the fever has been caused by an infection somewhere in your body, but is the sole way they can assist with it. Learn more antibiotic details here. What is causing the fever? ## Sir i am suffring frm fever since last nyt n 2dy ago dry cough khasi plz suggest fr antibiotic
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will ciprofloxacin affect my birth control?
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I am taking a birth control pill, and I know that antibiotics can affect birth control, I have an UTI and was perscribed Ciprofloxacin, I'm afraid to take it, because I don't want to get pregnant. ## Yes, it can. This is a common problem with all antibiotics. With a UTI though, you could end up with a much more serious infection, possibly fatal, if you don't take it. You need to take the antibiotic and just use other precautionary birth control measures until you are done with your course of treatment. ## I am on deprovira birth control does this antibiotice effect it as well? If so what should I do if I took the antibiotice and had intercourse? ## I've been on the pill for almost a whole cycle (only 3 active pills left) and I also got implanon inserted 6 days ago which ...
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I can't remember what my pill WW928 is for? I have cancer pain.
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White oblong tablet with WW928 on one side of smooth , UNscored. Is it my Pain Med. for cancer or what is it ? Is this my pain pill or my dogs ? RSVP WW928-bramd name of pill. kmr ## It's Ciprofloxacin 500 mg. It's an antibiotic. A pretty good one, too, as it works for Anthrax. ;) ## Sara's identification is correct, so thank you! This antibiotic is commonly used now as the first choice where the specific bacterial pathogen hasn't been identified, such as if there just hasn't been time to culture and grow out the bacteria, but treatment needs to be started immediately. As an antibiotic, it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Are there any other questions or comments? You can learn more Ciprofloxacin details here. ##...
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Clorfex 500 Mg
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what is this medication for??? ## Clorfex contains the active ingredient Ciprofloxacin, it is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: Are there any questions or comments? ## My daughter is away in South America and thinks she has food poisoning.She has been given Clorfex so she can travel but is suffering from acute diarreah can she take imodium to help her or can you offer any advice? Thanks ## malaria? ## can you give your dog antibiotics if you cant afford the vet hospitol im just asking like a small dose will it hurt him or not ## Is taking every 4 or six hours ? I need for sistitis
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ciprofloxacin hcl by sandoz for breast pain
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Last year i had a check up with my doctor and she give me ciprofloxacin hcl (made by sandoz) because I'm experiencing pain in my breast... Now it's in pain again so i wanted to know if it's ok for me to take that medicine again? Please help me. Thank you. ## Have you had a mammogram? Did the doctor provide any reason for the breast pain? Is it before or after your menses? This medication is used to treat or prevent bacterial infections, the NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications?
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ciprofloxacin what use for
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Is ciprofloxacin can cure my vaginal infection?how long does it takes to stop taking this drug? ## Can one use cipronol to prevent Virginia infection ## This is an antibiotic that is used to treat or prevent various types of bacterial infections and should be taken according to your doctor's instructions. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Have either of your consulted a doctor to confirm the presence of an infection? Are either of you taking any other medications?
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Which antibiotic is to be used for the treatment of E. coli
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Which antibiotic should be used for the treatment of E. coli that is resistant to Ciprofloxacin, Streptomycin, Augmentin, Ofloxacin, Septrin, Sparfloxacin, Spiramycin & Gentamycin?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ciprofloxacin
  • For Suspension: 250mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Injection: 10mg/ml, 10mg/ml(1%), 1200mg/120ml (10mg/ml), 200mg/100ml, 200mg/20ml (10mg/ml), 2mg/ml, 400mg/200ml, 400mg/40ml (10mg/ml)
  • Injection, Suspension: 6% (60mg/ml)
  • Ointment: 0.3%
  • Solution: 0.2%, 0.3%
  • Solution/drops: 0.2%, 0.3%
  • Suspension: 250mg/5ml, 500mg/5ml
  • Suspension/drops: 6%
  • Tablet: 100mg, 250mg, 500mg, 750mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1000mg, 212.6mg + 287.5mg, 425.2mg + 574.9mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ciprofloxacin: (269 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-3241 Ciprofloxacin 10 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Pfizer Labs, Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-3342 Ciprofloxacin 10 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate by Pfizer Labs, Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-4395 Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Labs, Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-4396 Ciprofloxacin 2 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Labs, Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0143-2037 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9927 Ciprofloxacin 250 mg (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride 297 mg) Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9928 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0143-9929 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 750 mg Oral Tablet by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0172-5311 Ciprofloxacin 250 mg (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride 297 mg) Oral Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0172-5312 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0172-5313 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 750 mg Oral Tablet by Ivax Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0179-0054 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0188 Ciprofloxacin 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-1982 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-1743 Ciprofloxacin 500 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-1745 Ciprofloxacin 1000 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-7097 Ciprofloxacin 250 mg (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride 297 mg) Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-7098 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 500 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-7099 Ciprofloxacin (As Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) 750 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0404-7187 Ciprofloxacin 3 mg/ml Ophthalmic Solution/ Drops by Henry Schein Inc.
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