Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Ciprofloxacin?
A: You must inform your doctor if you are suffering from any kidney or liver diseases, diabetes, heart rhythm disorder, a family history of long QT syndrome, myasthenia gravis, a current or past history of joint, tendon problem or arthritis, history of seizures, low potassium levels in the blood. Inform about all your ongoing medications, especially if you are taking blood thinners, heart rhythm medicines, etc.
Q: What should I avoid while taking Ciprofloxacin?
A: Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Wear sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) or protective clothing since Ciprofloxacin can make you more prone to sunburn. Be careful while driving or while doing any task that needs you to be alert. This medicine can impair your thinking. Do not share the medicine with anyone, even if they have the same symptoms.