Active substances: Ciprofloxacin
The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions, or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you.
You should consult your health care professional before taking any drug, changing your diet, or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment. This is because ciprofloxacin is only prescribed for children under the supervision of a doctor who is a specialist.
If you have ever experienced a problem with your tendons, called tendonitis.
If you have any problems with the way your kidneys work. If you have epilepsy or any other condition that causes fits. If you have a heart condition, or if you have been told you have an unusual heartbeat.
If you have a condition causing tired and weak muscles, called myasthenia gravis.
If you know you have glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase G 6 PD deficiency.
This is a genetic disorder which causes problems after eating foods such as fava beans. If you are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, as well as herbal and complementary medicines.
If you have ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine. It is particularly important that you tell your doctor if you have had a problem after taking another quinolone antibiotic these are called norfloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and nalidixic acid.
How to take ciprofloxacin Before you start taking ciprofloxacin, read the manufacturer's printed information leaflet from inside the pack.
Take ciprofloxacin exactly as your doctor tells you to. Cost to the patient will be higher, depending on prescription filling fee.Stop using this medicine and call including tendon problems, nerve damage, serious have symptoms such as: headache, hunger, blood sugar concentration, thoughts of suicide, or sudden of your joints. Ciprofloxacin can cause serious side effects, your doctor at once if you mood or behavior changes, or low irritability, numbness, tingling, burning pain, confusion.
Patient counseling should include information about recurrent episodes, asymptomatic viral shedding, perinatal transmission and sexual transmission. During the first clinical episode, the goal of systemic antiviral drug therapy is to control the signs and symptoms of genital herpes.
Daily suppressive therapy is recommended for use in patients who have six or more recurrences per year.
Three antiviral medications have been proved in randomized trials to provide clinical benefit in patients with genital herpes: acyclovir, valacyclovir and famciclovir.
Secondary measures included bacteriologic response at the end of therapy, and 2- to 4-week clinical and bacteriologic follow-up response rates in both efficacy-valid and intent-to-treat groups.
The clinical response was similar for subgroups of patients with positive cultures, including the subset with target organisms. You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
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