Trade name: Microflox
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Ciprofloxacin
Category: Fluoroquinolone antibiotics
Pregnancy category: Ciprofloxacin belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Microflox 500 mg Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, sinusitis, pneumonia, bone and joint infections, prostatitis. Lower respiratory tract infections. It is also used to treat anthrax.
How to use: Take Microflox 500 mg Tablet alcipro with food to avoid nausea. Do not take this medicine along with dairy products such as milk, yogurt. Take at regular intervals as prescribed. Do not stop this medication even if you feel better.
Side Effects: Vomiting, diarrhea, vaginal discharge, headache, lightheadedness. Skin sensitivity to sun light.
Dosage: Dose and duration of treatment depends on the bacterial infetion to be treated. Usually it is given every 12 hours. The duration is normally 7 to 14 days. For bronchitis ciprofloxacin adult dose is 500 mg every 12 hours.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: June 27th, 2015
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