Cipromax Antibiotic Tablets, Dose, Indications, Side effects and Contraindications

Ingredients/Material :

Cipromax tablets contain the active ingredient ciprofloxacin.

What is the ciprofloxacin:

- Ciprofloxacin is one of the most active compounds of anti-bacterial spores, which works to discourage sub-unit of Deoxyribozymes necessary for the reproduction of DNA in bacteria.
- Ciprofloxacin has widespread activity against Gram-negative Gram-positive bacteria, including strains producing the enzyme beta Aktames, many other types of microbes.

Pharmacological form:

Cypromaks tablets available the following concentrations:
- A packet containing 10 tablets of 250 mg.
- A packet containing 10 tablets of 500 mg.
- A packet containing 10 tablets of 750 mg.

Indications use Cypromaks:

- Urinary tract infections.
- Lower respiratory tract infections.
- Bone and joint injuries.
- Skin and soft tissue infections.
- Intestinal tract infections including biliary tract infections, infectious diarrhea, typhoid and paratyphoid fever and typhoid.
- Reproductive tract infections: prostatitis, gonorrhea and chancroid. Meningococcal meningitis as a treatment and preventive measure.

Dosage and method of use:

The usual dose for adults:
- Urinary tract infections (mild / medium) 250 mg / 12 hours.
- Urinary tract infections (acute / complex) 750 mg / 12 hours
- Infections of the lower respiratory tract, bones and joints, skin and skin structure (light / medium) 500 mg / 12 hours
- Infections of the lower respiratory tract, bones and joints, skin and skin structure (acute / complex) 750 mg / 12 hours.
- Infectious diarrhea, typhoid 500 mg / 12 hours fever.
- Urethra and cervix and inflammation caused by gonococcal 250 mg single dose as proposing a single oral dose of 500 mg of ciprofloxacin to treat gonorrhea (according to recommendations issued by the World Health Organization).
- Used for the prevention of meningitis.

Warnings for use:

- Should be the use of ciprofloxacin with caution in patients with or suspected of having the central nervous system disorders, or other predisposing factors for cramps.
- Should avoid excessive exposure to sunlight. Interactions with other drugs, as is the case with drugs and other fluoroquinolones group.
- It is best to avoid the use of ciprofloxacin with simultaneous use with acidity antihistamines that contain Alolmenyum- magnesium hydroxide and when using iron and zinc salts or Sakralvi concentrations of ciprofloxacin increased by 50% with the use coincided with Brubnisid.
- Best to avoid the use of ciprofloxacin with theophylline and caffeine, and eating dairy products.

Contraindications Cypromaks:

- Ciprofloxacin should not be used for patients known by excessive sensitivity to Kinolon.
- Ciprofloxacin should not be used for pregnant and lactating women, children and adolescents less than 18 years of age.

Side effects :

Ciprofloxacin is generally borne by the body well. As with other types of quinolone group some of the unwanted side-effects may occur, such as gastrointestinal disturbances, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and indigestion; central nervous system disorders, for example, headaches, dizziness, insomnia, increased skin sensitivity to light, salts in urine, a temporary increase in creatinine ratio may sometimes occur and increased liver enzymes.

The Producing company :

Production Spimaco Pharmaceutical Company - Saudi Arabia.


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