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Ciprofloxacin drug, a broad-spectrum antiinfective agent of the fluoroquinolone class, is used to treat gram-negative infections, sexually transmitted diseases, mycobacterial infections, corneal ulcers, and bacterial conjunctivitis. Ciprofloxacin HCl drug is used for the treatment of Bacterial infection of Respiratory tract, UTI, Uncomplicated Cystitis in females, GI, Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis, CNS, Immuno compromised patients, Skin, Bone and Joint Infections, Uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhea.
Ciprofloxacin Drug - Mechanism Of Action:
Ciprofloxacin HCl drug has in vitro activity against a wide range of gram-negative and gram-positive organisms. Ciprofloxacin HCl drug inhibits bacterial DNA gyrase, an enzyme responsible for counteracting excessive supercoiling of DNA during replication or transcription. The mechanism of action of quinolones, including Ciprofloxacin HCl drug, is different from that of other antimicrobial agents such as beta-lactams, macrolides, tetracyclines, or aminoglycosides; therefore, organisms resistant to these drugs may be susceptible to Ciprofloxacin HCl drug. There is no known cross-resistance between ciprofloxacin HCl drug and other classes of antimicrobials.
General Information About Ciprofloxacin
Ciprofloxacin has been approved as treatment for acute, uncomplicated cystitis, caused by E.coli or Staphylococcus saprophyticus. Cystitis is one of the most common urinary tract infections (UTI) in females.
Ciprofloxacin HCl drug will be available in a blister pack that contains a full course of therapy, offering tablets to be taken twice a day for three days with or without food.
Ciprofloxacin HCl drug should not be administered concurrently with theophylline.
Ciprofloxacin Possible Side Effects
The most common side effects of Ciprofloxacin reported in the 100 mg were headache, vaginal yeast infections, nausea, abdominal pain, dizziness, vaginitis and diarrhea. Rarely, however, were these side effects serious enough to cause women to discontinue therapy.
Ciprofloxacin tablets have been marketed by Bayer in the United States since 1987 for the treatment of a wide variety of infectious diseases in adults such as urinary tract, lower respiratory tract, bone and joint, and skin structure infections.