Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)
What is Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) used for?
Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) is used to prevent or treat infections that are caused by bacteria. It may also be given to people who might have been exposed to anthrax germs to help prevent anthrax. The active ingredient in this product belongs to a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, which kill the bacteria responsible for the infection.
How should I use Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)?
Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) tablets are normally taken twice per day, or as directed by your physician. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and the length of time for which treatment is required. You should not eat dairy products, such as milk or cheese, 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking this medication, as this may decrease the effectiveness of this medication.
What are the side effects of Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)?
Patients taking Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) may experience side effects, such as:
Patients who experience more serious side effects, such as hallucinations, seizures or depression should consult their physician immediately.
This antibiotic may in rare cases cause damage to the tendons, such as tendonitis. This may in rare cases cause damage to the tendons, which may occur during treatment or after treatment. Patients over 60 years of age area at greater risk of this occurring. Discuss the risks with your physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cipflox (Ciprofloxacin HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.