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Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

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Ciprofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Ciprodac 500 tablet is an antibiotic containing Ciprofloxacin. It belongs to the fluoroquinolones group of medicine. Ciprodac 500 is used to treat various bacterial infections of the lungs, urinary tr...
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Uses of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

Ciprodac 500 tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin & soft tissue, severe blood infections, surgical, stomach, bone and joint infections.

Contraindications of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of Ciprodac 500 tablet.
  • 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 spasms).

Side effects of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fungal infections
  • Decreased appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleep disorders
  • Taste disorders
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence (Gas)
  • Rash, Itchy skin (Pruritus)

Precautions and Warnings of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet



Can I take Ciprodac 500 tablet during pregnancy?
  • Ciprodac 500 tablets might cause harm to the foetus when consumed during pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are
  • planning to have a baby as this medicine may harm your baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ciprodac 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
Ciprodac 500 tablet 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 Ciprodac 500 tablet?
Ciprodac 500 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.


Can I consume alcohol with Ciprodac 500 tablet?
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking Ciprodac 500 tablet, 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 or heart failure.
  • You have liver diseases.
  • You have mental health problems.
  • 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 Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Ciprodac 500 tablet prevents bacterial growth and kills the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

Ciprodac 500 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and you should not consume i...
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Interactions of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines that increase the QT interval e.g., medicines that belong to the class antiarrhythmics, tricyclic antidepressants, macrolides and 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 ...
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  • Medicines used for the 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 spasms 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 organ transplantation like cyclosporin.
  • Medicines that are used as a blood thinner (Anticoagulants) like warfarin, acenocoumarol, phenprocoumon or fluindione.
  • Medicine used to treat low mood 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.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Interactions with food items

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

Storage and disposal of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet

  • Store at temperature not exceeding 25ºC.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ciprodac 500mg Tablet


  • Excess of Ciprodac 500 tablet may cause confusion, tremor, headache, tiredness, dizziness, hallucinations, fits, liver or kidney impairment, blood in urine, difficulty in urination.
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case of overdose or rush to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Ciprodac 500 tablet take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I be careful about while taking Ciprodac 500 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, headache, tremors, immediately have a juice/ sugar. Inform your doctor about this episode.

Q: What should I avoid while taking Ciprodac 500 tablet?

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

Q: What is Ciprodac 500 tablet used for?

A: Ciprodac-500 tablet is an antibiotic containing Ciprofloxacin as its active ingredient. It is mainly used to treat bacterial infection of lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin & soft tissue, blood, stomach, bone and joints.

Q: Can I take Ciprodac 500 for fever?

A: No, Ciprodac-500 does not help reduce the fever. This medicine is an antibiotic mainly indicated to treat bacterial infection.

Q: Is Ciprodac an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Ciprodac contains ciprofloxacin, as an active component that belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: Can I take Ciprodac for cough?

A: No, you should not take Ciprodac for cough. Cough, sore throats are usually caused due to a viral infection. Ciprodac is an antibiotic and may not be effective against it. Refrain from self-medication with antibiotics in any case.


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ContainsCiprofloxacin(500.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 21 Nov 2021 | 12:59 AM (IST)
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