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Cifran Od 500mg Tablet

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Cifran Od 500 MG Description

Cifran OD 500 tablet is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, sinus infection and infections of the skin, ear, nose, stomach and urinary tract. It contai...
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ContainsCiprofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Cifran Od 500 MG

  • Cifran OD 500 tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, lung, stomach, intestine, skin and soft tissue, bone and joint, urinary tract and also sexually tr...
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  • It is also used for the treatment of bacterial infections due to certain surgical procedures and septicemia in patients with weak immunity.

Contraindications of Cifran Od 500 MG

  • If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any other ingredient of Cifran OD 500 tablet.
  • If you are taking other quinolone antibiotics like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you are taking a medicine used to treat muscle cramps called tizanidine.

Side effects of Cifran Od 500 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Cifran Od 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cifran OD 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the effect of Cifran OD 500 tablet in pregnant women. Cifran OD 500 tablet should only be used during pregnancy if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cifran OD 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Cifran OD 500 tablet may pass into human breast milk.Cifran OD 500 tablet should only be used during breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cifran OD 500 tablet?
A:
Cifran OD 500 tablet may cause dizziness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cifran OD 500 tablet?
A:
Limited information is available on the interaction of alcohol with Cifran OD 500 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Cifran OD 500 tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have mental health problems or a history of fits/seizures.
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a blood enzyme disease that affects red blood cells).
  • You experience an allergic reaction like pain, swelling in joints and tendinitis after taking Cifran OD 500 tablet.
  • You develop sudden pain in the stomach, back or chest or experience severe diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You experience nervous system-related symptoms like confusion, sleeplessness, feeling low, anxiety after taking Cifran OD 500 tablet.
  • You have a condition of muscle weakness called myasthenia gravis.
  • You have tendon rupture or nerve damage/pain (peripheral neuropathy).

Mode of Action of Cifran Od 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Cifran OD 500 tablet interferes with the chemicals required for the production of the genetic material of bacteria. This results in the death of infection-causing bacteria.

Directions for Use of Cifran Od 500 MG

  • Take Cifran OD 500 tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Do not chew, crush or break it.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.

Interactions of Cifran Od 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Cifran OD 500 tablet works or Cifran OD 500 tablet itself can 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.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines for the treatment of abnormal/irregular heart rhythm, mental disorders, gout, acidity/heartburn, muscle cramps, fits/seizures, rheumatoid ar...
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  • Cifran OD 500 tablet should be taken 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking dietary supplements that contain zinc, iron, antacids containing aluminium or magnesium, medicines for kidney problems such ...
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Interactions with food items

Dietary supplements or mineral-fortified drinks like milk, yoghurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Cifran OD 500 tablet as they may reduce the absorption of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Cifran Od 500 MG

  • Store Cifran OD 500 tablet in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from children and pets.

Dosage of Cifran Od 500 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Cifran OD 500 tablet include headache, dizziness, tiredness, confusion, shakiness, difficulty in urination. If you think you have taken too much of Cifran OD 500 tablet, con...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Cifran OD 500 tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing sched...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

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 Cifran OD 500 tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Cifran OD 500 tablet is an antibiotic.

Q: Can you take Cifran OD 500 tablet if I have a fever?

A: No, you cannot take Cifran OD 500 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 Cifran OD 500 tablet?

A: Cifran OD 500 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 Cifran OD 500 tablet?

A: You should take Cifran OD 500 tablet in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. Avoid consuming it more than prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Cifran OD 500 tablet before the prescribed duration?

A: Avoid stopping 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 Cifran OD 500 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.
  • Cifran OD 500 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 medic...
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Q: Can the use of Cifran OD 500 tablet cause diarrhoea?

  • Diarrhoea is one of the common side effects an individual may experience while on treatment with Cifran OD 500 tablet. If you experience such symptoms, it is advised to keep yourself hydrated.

Q: When should I take Cifran OD 500 tablet?

  • Cifran OD 500 tablet can be taken with or without food. However, it should not be taken with dairy products like milk or yogurt or calcium-fortified juices alone since it may decrease the absorption ...
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Product Details
Brand
CIFRAN OD
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 12:47 PM (IST)

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