ContentEach caplet contains Ciprofloxacin 500 mg
IndicationUrinary Tract Infection, Gastrointestinal, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint infections; STD eg gonorrhea & chancroid; lower resp tract infections, aspiration pneumonia.
Contra IndicationHypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin. Children & adolescents
DosageMild/moderate UTI 250 mg twice daily. Severe or complicated UTI, mild/moderate resp tract, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue infections, bacterial diarrhea 500 mg twice daily. Chancroid 500 mg twice daily for 3 days. Uncomplicated acute gonorrhea 250-500 mg daily as a single dose. Typhoid or paratyphoid fever 500 mg twice daily.
AttentionMay be taken w/ meals to minimise GI discomfort. Do not take w/ antacids, Fe or dairy products.
Special PrecautionImpaired kidney function. Drink plenty of fluid to prevent crystalluria.
Adverse ReactionNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, flatulence, anorexia, dizziness, headache, fatigue, visual disturbances, insomnia, skin rash, transient increase of liver function test.
Drug InteractionAl & Mg hydroxide-containing antacids or sucralfate, theophylline.
Presentation/PackingBox @ 5 strip x 6's