Cipro 500mg (generic name: ciprofloxacin; brand names include: Ciloxan /
Ciplox / Cifran / Ciproxin / Proquin) is available in more than 100
countries and has been approved for the treatment of 14 types of
infections, especially urinary tract infections (UTIs) such as acute
uncomplicated cystitis, pyelonephritis, and chronic bacterial
Generic Cipro 500mg is also used for treating pneumonia; gonorrhea; infectious
diarrhea; typhoid fever; anthrax; and bone, joint, and skin infections.
Generic Cipro 500mg 19 year history includes:
extensively studied and documented in over 37,000 publications;
more than 100,000 patients enrolled in double blind trials around the world;
prescribed for more than 340 million patients worldwide;
extensive and unprecedented safety profile.
Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist any questions that you may have about this medicine.
Do not chew before swallowing. This medicine may be taken on an empty
stomach or with food. Drink a full glass of water with each dose. Make
sure you drink plenty of water or other fluids every day while you are
taking Generic Cipro 500mg.
Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept
at a constant level. Therefore, take this medicine at the same time each
day. To clear up your infection completely, continue taking this
medicine for the full course of treatment even if you begin to feel
better in a few days.
Do not miss any doses. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as
soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the
missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2
doses at once.
Do not take this medicine if you have had a severe allergic reaction to this medicine or another fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Caution is advised when using this medicine in children. Contact your
doctor for more information. Caution is advised when using this medicine
in the elderly, especially if they are also taking corticosteroid
medicines such as prednisone.
If you plan on becoming pregnant, discuss with your doctor the benefits and risks of using this medicine during pregnancy.