Ciplox 500 tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia, sinus infection and other infections of the skin, ear, nose, stomach, urinary tract, etc. It contains ciprofloxacin as an active ingredient that acts by destroying the infection-causing bacteria and inhibits the growth of new bacteria. It must be used under medical prescription and for the duration, it is prescribed. Take with or without food. Avoid stopping taking the tablet without informing the doctor. You should always complete the course of your antibiotic medicine....
Q: What precautions I must take while taking the Ciplox 500 tablet?
If you suffer from tightness in the chest, difficulty in breathing or a fainting episode, seek medical help.
If you suffer from pain, swelling in the joint, stop taking the medicine, take rest, avoid exercise and report to the doctor.
If you feel depressed, it can worsen.
If you suffer from diabetes, the Ciplox 500 tablet cause a drop in your blood sugars, which is dangerous.
If you suffer from sweat, hunger pangs, headache, tremors, immediately have a juice/ sugar. Inform the doctor about the episode.
Q: What I must avoid while taking the Ciplox 500 tablet?
A: You must avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Cover the body or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn.
Q: Is the Ciplox 500 tablet an antibiotic?
A: Yes, the Ciplox 500 tablet is an antibiotic.
Q: Can I take the medicine for fever?
A: No, you cannot take the medicine if you have a fever as it is used to treat bacterial infections and viral infections like a fever. Do not self-medicate and must take medicines only after consulting the doctor.
Q: Can I stop taking the medicine before the prescribed duration?
A: No, complete the course of the treatment even if you feel better. Even if you feel better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body which makes the infection return in a few days. When one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to the antibiotics and cause infections that are difficult to treat. Complete the course as prescribed by the doctor.
Q: Is the Ciplox 500 tablet habit forming?
A: No, it is not a habit-forming medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
Q: What is Ciplox 500 tablet used for?
A: Ciplox 500 tablet is used for the treatment of respiratory tract infections, ear infection, urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, intestinal infections, stomach infection, skin infection, bone and joint infection, digestive system related infections, infections associated with surgeries