Ciplox 500 primarily treats and prevents some infections bacteria cause. Doctors prescribe it to treat pneumonia, typhoid fever, and gonorrhea. It also treats infectious diarrhea, and skin, joint, bone, and abdomen infections.
Use of Ciplox 500
Treats bacterial infections: It is a versatile antibiotic. You can use Ciplox 500for treating many infections caused by bacteria. These are urinary tract infections, and throat, skin, and nose infections. It also treats lung and soft tissues infection. This drug kills and prevents further bacterial growth that causes the infection. It makes you feel good very fast. Yet you must keep on using it as long as your doctor told even if you feel better. It will ensure that all bacteria get killed and do not become resistant.
Mechanism of Ciplox 500
It containsCiprofloxacin. It is an antibacterial agent. This acts and prevents bacterial replication. It targets the essential enzyme present inside the bacteria. Ciplox 500(Ciprofloxacin) causes growth restriction of the disease that causes bacteria inside the infected person. So it helps in controlling infections. It treats all symptoms it causes.
The right dosage of this drug depends on the age and gender of the patient along with his medical history. The dosage depends on the administration route too. Take Ciplox 500(Ciprofloxacin) in the dosage and duration mentioned by your doctor. Swallow the whole tablet. You should not break the tablet into two halves. If you chew or crush it, the effectiveness will reduce. You may take it with food. If your doctor mentions, use it without food. Always remember to have a fixed time daily. Do not use it with chocolate and caffeine. If you are using this drug avoid having food containing chocolate or caffeine like cocoa beans or tea leaves.
Drug-drug: This drug may interact with blood thinners. There are a few antipsychotics and antidepressants with which Ciplox(Ciprofloxacin) 500 may also interact. It also interacts with painkillers such as ibuprofen, insulin, or some anti-diabetic drugs and caffeine-containing drugs. Be alert if you are using drugs to regulate irregular heartbeat.
Drug-food: It interacts with a few dairy products such as yogurt or milk. It may interact with calcium-fortified juices.
Drug disease: Tell your doctor if you are having or ever had a heart, kidney, or lung transplant. If you are having Kidney disease be careful. People with tendon or joint disorders, epilepsy, and seizures need to get medical help. If you take part in daily physical activity before using this drug tell your doctor.
Store Ciplox(Ciprofloxacin)500 tablets in a dry and cool place.
Keep it away from sunlight
You may be experiencing nausea as a side effect. It is temporary. It resolves on its own. But consult your doctor if it bothers you or stays for a longer duration. You may also suffer from diarrhea. You should not stop usingCiplox 500 even if these side effects occur. One must tell your doctor if these two side effects stay or if you see blood in your stools.
Other uncommon side effects are:
Poor functioning of the kidney
Rare side effects are:
Pain in the muscle
Increased tone of muscle
Increased blood sugar
Management of side effects
Vomiting and nausea:
Use it with or after having your meal. You must take simple meals. Do not eat any spicy food.
Drink enough fluids like water or juices to stay well hydrated. Do not take any drugs on your own to treat diarrhea. Discuss with your doctor if any symptom does not improve after using Ciplox 500(Ciprofloxacin)for a few days.
Do not take hot showers. It is because hot water may further irritate your skin. You should not scratch any affected area. You must use protective clothing when you go outdoors. Keep on moisturizing your skin. Talk with your doctor if your condition does not get better.
Your doctor suggested you take it for curing your infection and improving all symptoms.
It treats many infections like pneumonia, sinusitis, and skin, ear, nose, throat, lungs, urinary tract, andstomach infections.
You should not use it to treat any other issues unless told by your doctor.
Try to complete your entire treatment course with antibiotics as told by the doctor. You may feel better after using Ciplox 500. But do not stop using it.
If you miss any dosage or stop using it, the treatment may fail.
You should not chew it or crush and have it.
You should not skip any dosages and finish the entire treatment course regardless of if you get better.
If a rash occurs or your skin itches or your face and mouth become swollen tell your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you feel some pain in your tendons, tingling sensations, or numbness.
Do not stop usingCiplox 500(Ciprofloxacin) suddenly if you wish to avoid any unpleasant side effects.
If you have lung disease, sleeping disorders, muscle weakness, or severe liver issues, inform your doctor.
Do not drink alcohol while using this drug as it can cause dizziness.
Before using it, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or lactating.
If you become pregnant while using it, stop it and tell your doctor.
Your doctor must be aware of all the drugs you are using and your medical history.
If you use this drug, you may suffer from fever, headache, nausea, and diarrhea. Tell your doctor if these effects stay and bother you.
If you suffer from sleepiness or dizziness after using it, do not drive, operate heavy machines or perform tasks involving mental alertness.
Stop using it if you experience:
The pain of tendons and swelling.
Difficulty to walk.
Dizzy, chest tightness, fainting, and sick.
Severe fatigue, sleep disorder, and vision, smell, or taste impairment.
Nerve damage in legs, feet or arms, and hand.
Weakness, numbness, and burning sensation.
Blood sugar level increase.
Sudden breathing shortness.
Rapid irregular heartbeat.
Yellowing of the skin, dark-colored urine, and itching in the stomach along with pain.
Frequently asked questions
I am using Ciplox 500 pill. Can it cause diarrhea?
Yes. Using it can cause diarrhea. Ciplox 500 is an Antibiotic. This drug kills harmful bacteria. It also impacts the helpful bacteria present in the intestine or stomach. Thus it causes diarrhea. If you suffer from severe diarrhea, tell your doctor.
I feel better now. Can I quit using it?
No. You should not stop using this drug. You need to complete its full treatment course even if you feel better. Your symptoms may get improved before your infection is cured completely.
Can using Ciplox 500 increase muscle damage risk?
Yes. Using it can increase Muscle damage risk. It happens mostly in the ankle. Such damage happens in people of different ages who use this drug. Let your doctor know if you feel any type ofmuscle painwhile using this drug.
Can I use paracetamol while I am using Ciplox 500?
This drug does not have any interaction with paracetamol. But interactions may take place. Discuss with your doctor before you use both these drugs together.