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You can get a Ciprofloxacin prescription or refill online for UTIs, skin infections, and bone infections.
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What is Ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic that comes under the drug class fluoroquinolones, commonly available by the brand name Cipro. Ciprofloxacin is used for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) where other antibiotics don’t work or show resistance and complicated UTIs.It is also prescribed to treat chest infections (including pneumonia) skin, and bone infections.
Uses of Ciprofloxacin
Ciprofloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that covers gram-negative bacteria, including Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumophila). Ciprofloxacin shows comparatively less coverage for the gram-negative bacteria.
How does it works?
Ciprofloxacin works by interfering with the action of DNA gyrase, an enzyme crucial for the bacteria to wind and unwind DNA during replication. Ciprofloxacin prevents the bacteria from replicating their DNA correctly by inhibiting this enzyme.
What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin comes in 4 different dosage forms, namely Infusion solution.
(200mg/100mL,200mg/20mL,400mg/40mL,400mg/200mL),Oral suspension (250mg/5mL,500mg/5mL) and Tablets (100mg,250mg,500mg,750mg).
How to take it?
This medication should be taken as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Oral dosage form (tablets) should be handled via mouth with water, while the oral suspension should be made as mentioned on the leaflet given with the medication. Infusion of Cipro is only administered when the other two dosage forms are complex to be distributed.
Side effects of Ciprofloxacin
Some of the common side effects include:
- Joint pain
- Cloudy urine
- Black and tarry stools
- Red skin lesions
- Weight gain
- Yellowing of the eyes.
Some severe side effects of Ciprofloxacin:
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Rapid heart rate
- Bone pain
- Chest pain
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- Ciprofloxacin 500mg tablets
- Take one tablet twice daily by mouth with water for 7 days.
Precautions and contraindications
- Discuss your medication history with your healthcare provider to ensure the avoidance of any medication that showed an allergic reaction previously.
- Discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider and pharmacist, especially if you have diabetes or heart problems, to get the customized prescription as required.
- Take the prescribed dosage according to your medical condition to avoid unwanted side effects.
- Ciprofloxacin can lead to QT prolongation, leading to abnormal heart rhythm. It’s good to discuss such side effects with your doctor.
FAQs about Ciprofloxacin online prescription
How long does Ciprofloxacin take to work?
It can take 2-3 days for you to notice a significant improvement in your symptoms. However, the drug starts working within a few hours after taking it. The duration of the treatment depends on the illness and severity of the infection.
How much Ciprofloxacin is advised to be taken daily?
Prescription Ciprofloxacin should be taken as advised to reduce the chances of antibiotic-resistant infection. Cipro is commonly prescribed at 500mg twice a day for a UTI for 7 days.
What to avoid when taking ciprofloxacin 500mg?
Avoid taking the tablets with dairy products as it can hinder the absorption of the medicine. Do not take Ciprofloxacin with antacids, sucralfate, iron, or zinc supplements.
Is Ciprofloxacin available over the counter?
You can’t buy Ciprofloxacin without a prescription. Ciprofloxacin is a prescription-only medication; hence, you will require a prescription from a licensed physician. You can get a Ciprofloxacin prescription online by consulting an online doctor at Your Doctors Online.
Who should not take Ciprofloxacin?
You should not take Ciprofloxacin if you are allergic to this medication. Moreover, if you have diabetes, kidney disease, heart condition, organ transplants, heart problems, mood disorders, specific genetic conditions, or tendon ruptures, you should avoid taking this medicine.
What is the closest antibiotic to Ciprofloxacin?
What drugs cannot be taken with Ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin interacts with tizanidine(muscle relaxant), sildenafil(phosphodiesterase five inhibitors), blood thinners, antipsychotics, antidepressants, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, diuretics, and insulin. Hence, these drugs cannot be taken while taking Cipro.
What happens if you take Ciprofloxacin on an empty stomach?
It is best to take Ciprofloxacin on an empty stomach. The pill should be swallowed with water for maximum absorption and effectiveness.
How much max can I take Ciprofloxacin daily?
In adults, Ciprofloxacin is prescribed between 250-750 mg twice daily. Extended-release tablets can be prescribed as 500-1000 mg every 24 hours.
What happens if I miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin?
You should take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the scheduled dose/pill.
What happens if I take too much Ciprofloxacin?
Taking an overdose or extra dose of Ciprofloxacin can lead to undesirable effects. These side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle weakness, or irregular heartbeat. Please seek immediate medical help if that is the case.
Is Ciprofloxacin an FDA-approved drug?
Yes. Ciprofloxacin is an FDA-approved drug to treat a vast range of infections, including urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea and chancroid), skin, typhoid fever, bone, and joint infections, gastrointestinal infections, prostatitis, lower respiratory tract infections, anthrax, plague, and salmonellosis.
Which medicine should be avoided with Ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin can interact with different medications, including Antacids, Calcium, magnesium, aluminum, or iron supplements, Warfarin, Theophylline, NSAIDs (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), Some antidiabetic medications, and certain antidepressants.
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