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Abact 500mg Tablet

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By ABBOTT HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 66.43*
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Ciprofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Abact Tablet is an antibiotic and is used in treating various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, sinus infection and infections of the skin, ear, nose, stomach, urinary tract, etc. It co...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Abact 500mg Tablet

Abact Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, lung, stomach, intestine, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint, urinary tract and also sexually transmitted di...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Abact 500mg Tablet

  • If allergic to ciprofloxacin or other ingredient of Abact Tablet.
  • If you are on other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid. If you are not sure about which are the medicines ask the doctor.
  • Taking tizanidine (a medicine used to treat muscle spasm).
sideEffects

Side effects of Abact 500mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Abact 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Abact Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of the medicine in pregnant women. The medicine can be used during pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor. If you conceive while taking the medicine, seek immediate medical advice.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Abact Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Abact Tablet can pass into breast milk and may produce undesirable effects in the child. The doctor will tell you whether to discontinue medicine or breastfeeding considering the importance of treatment for the nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Abact Tablet?
A:
Abact Tablet may make you a little dizzy, hence you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Abact Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and medicine. However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may have problems with the kidney or liver.
  • You may have mental health problems or a history of fits.
  • You may have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a blood enzyme disease that affects red blood cells).
  • Avoid being in the sunlight for too long.
  • You may experience a sudden allergic reaction, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, stop taking Abact Tablet and contact the doctor immediately.
  • You may develop sudden severe pain in the stomach, back or chest or experience severe diarrhoea after taking the medicine.
  • You may experience nervous system-related symptoms like confusion, sleeplessness, nightmares, thoughts of harming yourself, feeling low, anxiety, etc. Immediately seek medical advice.
  • You may suffer from myasthenia gravis, a condition of muscle weakness. The medicine further worsens the condition of muscle weakness.
  • Abact Tablet should not be used in children and adolescents.
  • The medicine is known to cause tendon rupture, nerve damage/pain (peripheral neuropathy). Be cautious and tell the doctor if you already have any of this condition before initiating the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Abact 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Ciprofloxacin in Abact Tablet blocks the action of an enzyme essential for DNA synthesis in bacteria, inhibiting its growth, multiplication and repair.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Abact 500mg Tablet

Abact Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take with or without food. It would be best if you take it ...
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interactions

Interactions of Abact 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Abact Tablet works, or the medicine itself reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Also, inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination sched...
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  • Cation should be exercised if you are taking medicines for the treatment of uneven heart rhythm, mental health problems, gout, acidity, muscle spasm, seizures, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's diseas...
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  • Abact Tablet should be taken 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking dietary supplements that zinc, iron, antacids containing aluminium or magnesium, medicines for kidney problems such as sevelamer, la...
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  • Abact Tablet enhances the glucose-lowering action of anti-diabetic medicine hence should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Dietary supplements or mineral-fortified drinks like milk, yoghurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Abact Tablet as they may reduce the absorption of the medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Abact 500mg Tablet

  • Store Abact Tablet at a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Abact 500mg Tablet

Overdose

An overdose causes headache, dizziness, tiredness, confusion, shakiness, hallucinations, difficulty in urination. If you experience the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Abact Tablet, conta...
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Missed a Dose

For optimum effect, avoid missing the dose of the medicine. If you have missed a dose of Abact Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Abact Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Abact Tablet is an antibiotic.

Q: Can you take Abact Tablet if I have a fever?

A: No, you cannot take Abact Tablet if you have a fever as it is used to treat severe bacterial infections and not viral infections like a fever. Also, avoid self-medicating and should take medicines only after consulting the doctor.

Q: What is the use of Abact Tablet?

A: Abact Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, ear, stomach, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, etc.

Q: What is the minimum daily dose for Abact Tablet?

A: You should take Abact Tablet in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. Avoid consuming it more than prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Abact Tablet before the prescribed duration?

A: Avoid stoping the treatment in between even if you feel better. If you start feeling better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body which makes the infection return in a few days. Also, when one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to the antibiotics and cause severe infections which are difficult to treat. Hence, always finish the course of antibiotics as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking the Abact Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor about the detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform the doctor about liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform the doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Abact Tablet may interact with other medicines, hence, inform the doctor about all the medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform the doctor if you are stopping any medicine.

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ContainsCiprofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 05:29 PM (IST)
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