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Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is an antibiotic and is used in treating various types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, sinus infection and infections of the skin, ear, nose, stomach, uri...
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ContainsCiprofloxacin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, lung, stomach, intestine, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint, urinary tract and...
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Contraindications of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets .
  • If you are taking other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid. If you are not sure about which are these medicines ask your doctor.
  • If you are taking tizanidine (a medicine used to treat muscle spasm).

Side effects of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about safety of this medicine in pregnant women. This medicine can be used during pregnancy only if prescribed by your doctor. If you conceive while taking this medicine, seek immediate medical advice.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets can pass into breast milk and may produce undesirable effects in your child. Your doctor will tell you whether to discontinue medicine or breastfeeding considering importance of treatment for nurishing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?
A:
Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets may make you a little dizzy, hence you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and this medicine. However, long term use of alcohol can weaken your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult your doctor for more information if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart diseases like very slow heart rhythm, heart failure and diabetes
  • You have any problems with your kidney or liver.
  • You have any mental health problems or history of fits.
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a blood enzyme disease that affects red blood cells).
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long.
  • You experience any sudden allergic reaction, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, stop taking Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets and contact your doctor immediately.
  • You develop sudden severe pain in your stomach, back or chest or experience severe diarrhoea after taking this medicine.
  • You experience nervous system related symptoms such as confusion, sleeplessness, nightmares, thoughts of harming yourself, feeling low, anxiety etc.Immediately seek medical advice.
  • You are suffering from myasthenia gravis, a condition of muscle weakness. This medicine can further worsen the condition of muscle weakness.
  • Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should not be used in children and adolescents.
  • This medicine is known to cause tendon rupture, nerve damage/pain (peripheral neuropathy). Be cautious and tell your doctor if you already have any of this condition before initiating the treatment.

Mode of Action of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Ciprofloxacin in Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets works by blocking the action of an enzyme essential for DNA synthesis in bacteria, inhibiting its growth, multiplication and repair.

Directions for Use of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. It ...
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Interactions of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines 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 interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned su...
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  • Cation should excercised especially if you are taking medicines for the treatment of uneven heart rhythm, mental health problems, gout, acidity, muscle spasm, seizures, rheumatoid arthritis, parkinson...
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  • Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets should be taken 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking dietary supplements that zinc, iron, antacids containing aluminium or magnesium, medicines for kidney problems...
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  • Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets can enhance the glucose lowering action of anti-diabetic medicine hence should be used cautiously.

Interactions with food items

Dietary supplements or mineral-fortified drinks like milk, yogurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets as they may reduce the absorption of this ...
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Storage and disposal of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are headache, dizziness, tiredness, confusion, shakiness, hallucinations, difficulty in urination. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Infaci...
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Missed a Dose

For optimum effect, doses of antibiotics should not be missed. If you missed any dose of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip ...
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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 Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is an antibiotic.

Q: Can you take Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets if you have a fever?

A: No, you cannot take Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets if you have a fever as it is used to treat severe bacterial infections and not viral infections like a fever. Also, you should avoid self-medicating and should take any medicines only after consulting the doctor.

Q: What is the use of Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?

A: Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, ear, stomach, urinary tract infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, etc.

Q: What is the minimum daily dose for Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?

A: You should take Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets in doses and duration as prescribed by your doctor. You should not consume it more than prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop taking Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets before the prescribed duration?

A: No, finish the full course of the treatment even if you feel better. If you start feeling better, there is still infection-causing bacteria present in the body which can make the infection to return in a few days. Also, when one does not complete the course, these few bacteria later become resistant to these antibiotics and cause severe infections which are difficult to treat. Hence, always finish the course of antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking the Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets ?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.
  • Infacin 250mg Strip Of 10 Tablets may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also inform your doctor ...
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Last Updated on: 02 May 2022 | 01:22 PM (IST)

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