CipRex-Fort tablets are an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolone family. Ciprofloxacin Tablets are used for the treatment of severe bacterial infections. They only work with specific strains of bacteria.
Dosage: Adult- Oral- The recommended dose range is 250 to 750mgday in divided doses. It comes as a tablet, capsule and syrup to take by mouth.
MRP: 10 tablets per strip “33.10”
What is Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort for?
CipRex-Fort is fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract, skin, bones and joint infections. It is also used to treat gastrointestinal infections.
How does Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort work?
Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.
How should Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort be used?
Common side effects of Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort:
Common side effects are belly pain, upset stomach or throwing up, loose stools (diarrhea).
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. – If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. – Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. – Do not change the dose or stop this drug.
What precautions should I take when taking Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort?
Do not take Ciprofloxacin if you have a history of allergic reactions (rashes, breathlessness, and swollen eyes) to similar antibiotics such as levofloxacin, lomefloxacin, moxifloxacin, nalidixic acid, norfloxacin or ofloxacin. Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug, these include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Can I take Ciprofloxacin with other medicines?
Do not take Ciprofloxacin at the same time as antacids or supplements that contain aluminium, calcium, iron, magnesium or zinc. These reduce the effectiveness of Ciprofloxacin. If you must take antacids or multivitamins containing aluminium, calcium, iron, magnesium or zinc, take Ciprofloxacin at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after such products. Alert your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially those listed here: – warfarin (a blood-thinning medicine). – Any diabetes medicine.
Are there any food restrictions?
Do not take Ciprofloxacin with dairy products such as milk, cheese, yoghurt or ice-cream. Dairy products reduce the effectiveness of Ciprofloxacin when taken at the same time. Take Ciprofloxacin at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after you have taken any dairy products. – Avoid caffeine-containing beverages such as coffee, tea and certain soft drinks. – Avoid alcohol.
How do I store Ciprofloxacin in CipRex-Fort?
Store ciprofloxacin in the container it came in at room temperature. Keep it out of the reach of children.
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.