Cifran 250mg Tablet
Cifran 250mg Tablet

Cifran 250mg Tablet

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
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Medical Description

Cifran Tablet contains Ciprofloxacin. It is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, sinusitis and other infections of the skin, ear, nose, stomach, urinary...
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ContainsCiprofloxacin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsFever, nausea, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, vomiting
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cifran 250 MG

For the treatment of respiratory tract infections, ear infection, urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, intestinal infections, a stomach infection, skin infection, bone and joint inf...
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Contraindications of Cifran 250 MG

  • If you are allergic to Ciprofloxacin or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you are taking other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid.
  • If you are taking tizanidine (a medicine used to treat muscle spasm).

Side effects of Cifran 250 MG

  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Dyspepsia
  • Flatulence
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Rash, Itchy skin (Pruritus)
  • Urticaria (pale, red bumps on the skin)

Precautions and Warnings of Cifran 250 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cifran Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is preferable to avoid Cifran Tablet 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cifran Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cifran Tablet can pass into human breastmilk and harm your child. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cifran Tablet?
A:
Cifran Tablet may affect the reaction time, which is crucial for driving. Hence, it is advised not to use this medicine while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cifran Tablet?
A:
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking Cifran Tablet, as alcohol may worsen the side effects like dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney diseases, as Cifran Tablet 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 a history of tendon problems.
  • You have heart diseases, very slow heart rhythm, heart failure.
  • You have liver diseases.
  • You have any psychiatric illness.
  • 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 Cifran 250 MG

How Does It Work?

Cifran Tablet prevents bacterial growth and kills the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cifran 250 MG

Swallow Cifran Tablet with a glass of water. Take it as per the directions given by the doctor. Do not cut, break or chew the tablet.

Interactions of Cifran 250 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Cifran Tablet may affect the way other medicines work or vice versa if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are on certain medications like antigout medicines such as probenecid, antacids like cimetidine, anti-emetic like metoclopramide, medicines for breathing-related disorders, anticoag...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are medicines for sleeping disorders like zolpidem, immunosuppressants like ciclosporin, anaesthesia like lidocaine, etc.
  • Concomitant use of Cifran Tablet and medicines used for heart disorders, psychotic disorders and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously as it can lead to undesirable effects.
  • Medicines or certain supplements containing iron, calcium, etc. antacids or sucralfate should not be taken within two hours of taking this medicine as they reduce the effect of this medicine.

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Cifran 250 MG

  • Cifran Tablet does not require any special storage conditions.
  • Try to keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Cifran 250 MG

Overdose

  • If you take more medicine than that prescribed, Cifran Tablet may cause confusion, tremors, headache, tiredness, dizziness, hallucinations, fits, liver or kidney impairment, blood in the urine, diffic...
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  • Contact your doctor immediately in case of an overdose or rush to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

For optimum effect, doses of antibiotics should not be missed. If you have missed taking any dose of Cifran Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I be careful about while taking Cifran Tablet?

  • If you notice tightness in the chest, difficulty in breathing or fainting episode, immediately seek medical help.
  • If you notice pain, swelling in any joint, immediately stop taking this medicine, take rest, avoid exercise and report to your doctor.
  • If you are suffering from depression, it can worsen.
  • If you have diabetes, this medicine can cause a drop in your blood sugars, which can be dangerous.
  • If you experience sweating, hunger pangs, a headache, tremors, immediately have a juice/sugar. Inform your doctor about this episode.

Q: What should I avoid while taking the ciprofloxacin?

A: Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Wear a protective covering or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn.

Q: Is Cifran Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cifran Tablet is an antibiotic.

Q: Can you take Cifran Tablet if you have a fever?

A: No, you cannot take Cifran 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 any medicines only after consulting the doctor.

Q: What is the use of Cifran Tablet?

A: Cifran Tablet is used to treat various types of bacterial infections like skin, ear, stomach, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, etc.

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

A: You should take this medicine in doses and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You should not consume it more than prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Cifran Tablet be taken if I am breastfeeding?

A: Cifran Tablet passes into the breastmilk and it could potentially harm the breastfed baby. Therefore, it should not be used during breastfeeding. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

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

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or are planning to have a baby.

Q: Is Cifran Tablet habit-forming?

A: No, Cifran Tablet is not habit-forming.

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

A: No, finish the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. If you start feeling better, there are still infection-causing bacteria present in the body, which can make the infection return in a few days. Also, when one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later becomes resistant to these antibiotics and cause severe infections that are difficult to treat. Hence, always finish the course of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
CIFRAN
Expires on or After
30/01/2025
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2021 | 10:31 AM (IST)
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