Ciplox

What is Ciplox?

Ciprofloxacin (INN) is an antibiotic that can treat a number of bacterial infections. It is a second-generation fluoroquinolone. Its spectrum of activity includes most strains of bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections, including Gram-negative (Escherichia coli, Haemophilus influenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, Moraxella catarrhalis, Proteus mirabilis, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa), and Gram-positive (methicillin-sensitive, but not methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Enterococcus faecalis, and Streptococcus pyogenes) bacterial pathogens. Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones are valued for this broad spectrum of activity, excellent tissue penetration, and for their availability in both oral and intravenous formulations.

Ciprofloxacin is used alone or in combination with other antibacterial drugs in the empiric treatment of infections for which the bacterial pathogen has not been identified, including urinary tract infections and abdominal infections among others. It can also treat infections caused by specific pathogens known to be sensitive.

Ciprofloxacin is the most widely used of the second-generation quinolone antibiotics that came into clinical use in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 2010, over 20 million outpatient prescriptions were written for ciprofloxacin, making it the 35th-most commonly prescribed drug, and the 5th-most commonly prescribed antibacterial, in the US. Ciprofloxacin was discovered and developed by Bayer A.G. and subsequently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1987. Ciprofloxacin has 12 FDA-approved human uses and other veterinary uses, but it is often used for unapproved uses (off-label).

Overall, the safety of ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones appears to be similar to that of other antibiotics, but serious side effects occur on occasion. Some disagreement in the literature exists regarding whether fluoroquinolones produce serious adverse events at a higher rate than other broad-spectrum antibiotics. The U.S. FDA-approved label for ciprofloxacin includes a "black box" warning of increased risk of tendon damage and/or rupture and for exacerbation of muscle weakness in patients with the neurological disorder myasthenia gravis. Other side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness.

Questions and answers on "Ciplox"

hi, my one eye is red as I see in today morning . I was also feeling little bit of pain in the same eye. this is the right eye and my left eye is normal.
pain I was feeling around the eye and not in the eye and it was from last 3 days. the pain was generally felt in the evening.
I have ciplox eye drops @ home should I use that?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Conjunctivitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi, XXXXXXX
The redness looks like conjunctivitis. don't use the ciplox drops if it was opened and used before. Buy a new one and use 2 drops for 6 times a day.

Is your vision normal?
If the redness do not subside in 3 days and any disturbance in...

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Diarohea for the past 4 days. On Ciplox TZ and still the same. No stomach pain. Having Bifilac too.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
In diarrhoea can be due to viral infections, worms, Ciplox TZ will not act.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX welcome to HCM,
In diarrhoea can be due to viral infections, worms, Ciplox TZ will not act.
Can you do your routine stool examination so that I can advise you better?
Meanwhile...

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Few days back,i wore a tight pants and travelled in bike,which developed a muscle cramp from my legs all over to stomach .i was helpless and not able to stretch at that time.So suffered all that pain.After that day i had some vericose vein like pain from anal area to testicles,which went by after a week.A week after that,a white long lump formed in anal area with great pain which grew around1.5cm long and 1 cm thick.when i use muscles to stand or sit, pain was very heavy there.I used t-bact oinment and ciplox500 antibiotic for 5 days.There was change.The white lump shrinked to around 1cm long and .5cm thick with very mild pain.Still sometimes 2 or 3 times a day am having vericose vein like pain in legs and testicle area for few seconds..what should i do?.

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thank you for posting your question here, I will try to answer it to the best of my abilities.

It is possible that you are suffering from hemorrhoids and that is what is causing the pain in your anal region. As for the leg cramps, do you have large veins visible on your legs? If yes, then it...

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Hi Doctor, i have a loose stomach since today morning . Can you tell me if i can have ciplox-TZ with exp date as Mar-15.

Or
Can i have some home treatment.
Thanks

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Enough fluids, rehydration solution and Yogurt

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.R.K and I am pleased top assist you.

Since the loose stools started today only, you can take lot of fluids, rehydration solution like electrobion and yogurt.
Make sure you...

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I have stomach upset since morning due to taken outside yesterday evening. Can you please suggest any medicine.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Tablet Ciplox TZ

Detailed Answer:
hi
Thanks for the query
According to your history you are having gastroenteritis(food poisoning)
You can tablet Ciplox TZ 500 mg twice daily morning and night after food.
Drink plenty of water(boiled)
Have boiled , soft food
Have easily digestable...

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hi for the past 3 days now ive had diorehea, extremly bad stomach pains in the higher resion of my belly that come and go, i had a fever extreme shiver and couldnt get warm as well as feeling very ill, all after i had to hold my wee in while i was in the car. the stomach ache is extremly bad and ive no idea what to do its like a bubberling tingerling really bad pain, should i go rhe hospital?

doctor1 MD

Hi, Jadeywilliams.
Thanks for query.
It seems that you are having Acute Gastro Enteritis.
Take tablet Ciplox TZ twice a day,antispasmodic tablet for pain like Cyclopam.
Take plenty of water and electrolytes.
Take curd, rice and buttermilk.
If there is no control of loose motions then consult your...

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Hi Doctor,

My one year old son is having water discharge from his right eye since today morning. When he woke up in morning his eye was very sticky. I have started putting Ciplox eye drop, two times till now but I don't see any improvement.
For getting him examined should I go to a pediatrician or eye specialist or can I wait for a day?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You need to visit ophthalmologist

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I have gone though your question and understand your concerns. The symptoms are most likely due to infective or allergic conjunctivitis. You may continue with ciplox drops. If no improvement is seen in next 2 days or it...

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My 4 year old daughter has redness in eye with small white discharge . we have put 2 drops of Tobramycin opthalmic solution can u suggst any other eye drop

doctor1 MD

hello.

I think tobramycin eye drops is fine. Continue with it 3-4 times during the day. Ciplox eye drops is another option .

Regards.

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Hi,

I work for IT firm Deloitte and as a part of my job, I need to keep staring at my laptop screen for more than half the day.

I get irritation and itching in my eyes. Let me know if using ciplox eye drops is safe in this situation.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Follow the Advises..

Detailed Answer:
Hello Thakkar, Welcome to HCM,

I've gone through your query and understand your concern..

Ciplox is antibiotic(Ciprofloxacin) containing eye-drop and only recommended in case of infections i.e. conjunctivitis etc. after a clinical eye check-up...

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I am having ear pain, and getting water out of it.

Seems some infection inside, due to that feeling very lazy and tired.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Perforation should be ruled out.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Did you have any injury or foreign body inside your ear? Do you have repeated infection of cold?

It looks like an infection, but to rule out perforation it is best to meet an ENT specialist for a detailed...

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Recent questions on  Ciplox

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I have twins (girls) and they are 2.10 yrs old. Both of them have fever since yesterday, they also have some sort of infection in the eye - the symptoms are eyes frequently watering, mild redness and there is some mild yellow secretion in the eye....

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I am starting to experience a sharp pain on the left side, I get the feeling I need to go to the bathroom but little comes out. the pain is starting to get where it does not feel good to push on the left side or its hurts to cough

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I am having ear pain , and getting water out of it. Seems some infection inside, due to that feeling very lazy and tired.

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I am having large subtotal perforation in left ear membrane. Doctor has advised me for operation to replace membrane. Should I go for that? What are the benefits? Will hearing improve? What are other ways to cure than operation? Also my ear continuously discharges yellow liquid for that he has given Ciplox 500 tablet + Rinitol Capsul.. What are they for? Rinitol should be taken after or before meal?

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im 25 yrs old married since 2 yrs i had a missed abortion in jan 12 dnc was done still im having lower right abdomen pain and heaviness , nausia , muscular cramps my periodess are normal accept it has not cm on this 29 my lmp was 29 august i stay in bangalore visited several doctors did several tests my all the reports are all normal accept im having pco . im unable to have sex with my hubby also , my urine report are also normal accept epithelial cell is 2-3 . all my reports are normal and im still having the pain . plz help!!!! im having swelling problem as well.

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Few days back,i wore a tight pants and travelled in bike,which developed a muscle cramp from my legs all over to stomach .i was helpless and not able to stretch at that time.So suffered all that pain.After that day i had some vericose vein like pain from anal area to testicles,which went by after a week.A week after that,a white long lump formed in anal area with great pain which grew around1.5cm long and 1 cm thick.when i use muscles to stand or sit, pain was very heavy there.I used t-bact oinment and ciplox500 antibiotic for 5 days.There was change.The white lump shrinked to around 1cm long and .5cm thick with very mild pain.Still sometimes 2 or 3 times a day am having vericose vein like pain in legs and testicle area for few seconds..what should i do?.

doctor1 MD

I am a 40 year old uncircumsized mail with diabetes.I have a condition called Balanoposthitis. The treatment given to me is application of Betnovate GM cream, Ciplox 500 tablets (twice daily) and washing the area with PPM . However the rate of occurrence is high. Now it happens to me twice every month (trigger is mostly stress). Is there any alternate remedy available.

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