Generic Cipro for Treating Bacterial Infections

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Generic Cipro (Ciplox Tablets) is used for the treatment of infections of the lungs, skin, bones and joints, kidney and bladder, prostate and bowel. Generic Cipro works by killing the bacteria that are causing your infection.

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Generic Cipro for Treating Bacterial Infections

  1. 1. Generic Cipro Tablets Generic Cipro is a synthetic broad spectrum antimicrobial agent for oral administration. Generic Cipro works by killing the bacteria that are causing your infection. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  2. 2. Generic Cipro Tablets Chemical Structure © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  3. 3. Generic Cipro Tablets Active Ingredient The active ingredient present in Generic Cipro (Ciplox Tablets) is Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride. Ciplox Tablets are available in strengths of 100 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg and 750 mg. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  4. 4. Generic Cipro Tablets Indications Ciplox Tablets are indicated for the treatment of the following infections caused by susceptible bacteria: Respiratory Tract Infections: Acute and chronic bronchitis, obstructive airways disease (COPD), empyema, lung abscess, bronchiectasis, lobar and bronchopneumonia, acute exacerbation of cystic fibrosis, otitis media, sinusitis and mastoiditis especially due to gram-negative bacteria (including Pseudomonas sp.) © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  5. 5. Generic Cipro Tablets Indications Urinary Tract Infections: Acute and chronic pyelonephritis, cystitis, urethritis, prostatitis, epididymitis and chronic complicated or recurrent UTI caused by multi-drug resistant organisms and/or Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Skin And Soft Tissue Infections: Generic Cipro is used to treat surgical and post-operative wound infections due to gram-negative organisms such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It is also useful in infections caused by resistant Staphylococci including infected ulcers, wound infections, abscesses, cellulitis, erysipelas, infected burns. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  6. 6. Generic Cipro Tablets Indications Surgical Infections: Ciplox is used to treat Peritonitis, intra-abdominal abscess, cholangitis, cholecystitis, empyema of gall bladder. Bone And Joint Infections: Acute and chronic osteomyelitis, septic arthritis. Pelvic Infections: Salpingitis, endometritis, pelvic inflammatory disease. Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Gonorrhoea including that caused by beta-lactamase producing strains and chancroid caused by H.ducreyi. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  7. 7. Generic Cipro Tablets Indications Gastrointestinal Infections: Enteric fever, infective diarrhoea. Severe Systemic Infections: Septicaemia, bacteraemia, infections in immunocompromised patients. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  8. 8. Generic Cipro Tablets Dosage and Administration Ciplox tablets (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) should be swallowed whole with adequate amount of water or liquid. Ciplox tablets can be taken with or without meals. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  9. 9. Generic Cipro Tablets Recommended Dosage Respiratory tract, bone and joint infections: Mild/moderate 500 mg twice daily/or 1000 mg once daily Severe/complicated 750 mg twice daily Urinary tract infections: Acute uncomplicated 500 mg od for 3 days Mild/moderate 250 mg twice daily / 500 mg once daily Severe/complicated 500 mg twice daily/or 1000 mg once daily © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  10. 10. Generic Cipro Tablets Recommended Dosage Infectious Diarrhoea: Mild/moderate/severe 500 mg twice daily/or 1000 mg once daily Gonorrhoea: 250 mg single dose Non-gonococcal urethritis: 750 mg twice daily Chancroid: 500 mg twice daily/1000 mg once daily Other infections: 500-750 mg twice daily © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  11. 11. Generic Cipro Tablets Recommended Dosage Chronic Bacterial prostatitis: 1000 mg once daily for 28 days © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  12. 12. Generic Cipro Tablets Contraindications Generic Cipro Tablets are contraindicated in the following cases: Hypersensitivity to Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride or any inactive component of the preparation. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  13. 13. Generic Cipro Tablets Side Effects of Generic Cipro Tablets The common side effects of Generic Cipro tablets are Diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, restlessness and rash © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  14. 14. Generic Cipro Tablets Warnings And Precautions ➔Fluoroquinolones, including Generic Cipro, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. ➔The risk of tendon rupture is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  15. 15. Generic Cipro Tablets Overdosage Symptoms In the event of acute overdosage, reversible renal toxicity has been reported in certain cases. The stomach should be emptied by inducing vomiting or by gastric lavage. The patient should be carefully monitored and given supportive treatment, including monitoring of renal function and administration of magnesium, aluminum, or calcium containing antacids which can reduce the absorption of ciprofloxacin. © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland
  16. 16. Generic Cipro Tablets Ciplox Tablets Ciplox Tablets manufactured in India by Cipla Ltd. For more information click here © The Swiss Pharmacy, Geneva Switzerland

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