Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)
What is Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) used for?
Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) is a type of antibiotic belonging to a class of drugs known as fluoroquinolones. It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections. Apart from this, it can also be used to treat HIV positive patients, and to prevent anthrax in those who have been exposed to anthrax germs.
How should I use Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)?
Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) tablets are taken by mouth. Consult your physician to determine the correct dosage. Adult patients may be directed to take this medication once daily, with the main meal of the day or twice per day with one tablet taken in the morning and another in the evening. Patients treating a urinary tract infection who notice back pain should immediately inform their physician, as this is a sign that their infection is worsening. You must continue taking this medication until you have taken the entire prescribed amount, even if your symptoms appear to get better.
What are the side effects of Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL)?
Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin HCL) may cause:
If you notice any other more serious side effects while taking this medication, such as severe diarrhea, stomach cramps, hallucinations or depression, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ciplox (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.