If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of this medicine
If you are taking other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid
If you are taking tizanidine (medicine used to treat muscle spasm)
Side effects of Cebran Inf
Injection site reactions, e.g., pain and redness
Rash, itchy skin (Pruritus)
Urticaria (pale, red bumps on skin)
Lack of energy
Precautions and Warnings of Cebran Inf
Can I take Cebran Inf during pregnancy?
It is preferable to avoid Cebran Inf if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are
planning to have a baby as this medicine may harm your baby
If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor
Can I take Cebran Inf while breastfeeding?
Cebran Inf can pass into human breast milk and harm your child. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.
Can I drive if I have consumed Cebran Inf?
This medicine may affect the reaction time, which is crucial for driving, hence it is advised not to use this medicine while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Cebran Inf?
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as alcohol may worsen the side effects like dizziness.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have kidney diseases, as this medicine will then require dose adjustment
You have a history of fits
You have diabetes as your blood glucose can drop when you are on this medicine
You have myasthenia gravis, this medicine can worsen it
You have any history of tendon problems
You have heart diseases, very slow heart rhythm, heart failure
You have liver diseases
You have mental health problems
If you have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells)
You experience any sudden severe allergic reaction, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, stop taking this medicine and contact your doctor immediately
Mode of Action of Cebran Inf
How Does It Work?
This medicine prevents bacterial growth and kills the bacteria.
Directions for Use of Cebran Inf
This medicine will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection
Do not self inject this medicine
Interactions of Cebran Inf
Interactions with other medicines
Medicines that increase the QT interval e.g., medicines that belong to the class anti-arrhythmics, tricyclic antidepressants, macrolides, antipsychotics
Medicines or dietary supplements that contain calcium, iron, aluminium, magnesium, sevelamer, lanthanum carbonate, antacids or sucralfate. Ciprofloxacin should not be taken within two hours of taking this medicine as they reduce the effect of this medicine....
Medicines used for treatment of gout like probenecid
Medicines used to treat nausea and vomiting like metoclopramide
Medicine used to treat acidity like omeprazole
Medicine used to treat muscle spasm like tizanidine
Medicines that may affect your kidney functions like methotrexate
Medicine used to treat respiratory diseases like theophylline
If you are using medicines known as xanthine derivatives
Medicine used to treat epilepsy or fits like phenytoin
Medicine used to treat skin conditions, rheumatoid arthritis and in organ transplantation like cyclosporin
Medicines that are used as blood thinner (Anticoagulants) like warfarin, acenocoumarol, phenprocoumon or fluindione
Medicine used to treat depression like duloxetine, agomelatine
Medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease like ropinirole
Anaesthetics like lidocaine
Medicines used to treat mental health like clozapine
Medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction like sildenafil
Medicines used to treat sleeping disorders like zolpidem
Storage and disposal of Cebran Inf
Store below 30°C
Protect it from direct sunlight
Please keep it away from children
Dosage of Cebran Inf
Your doctor or nurse will give this injection, so it is unlikely that you overdose on the medicine. However, this medicine may cause confusion, tremor, headache, tiredness, dizziness, hallucinations, fits, liver or kidney impairment, blood in urine, difficulty in urination if you have been given more of this medicine....
Missed a Dose
Your doctor or nurse will monitor you about when the medicine should be given to you
It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.
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