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Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

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Ciprofloxacin
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Pencip Tablet 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, urinary tract, etc. It c...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
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uses

Uses of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

Pencip Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, lung, stomach, intestine, skin & soft tissue, bone & joint, urinary tract and also sexually transmitted d...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

  • If allergic to ciprofloxacin or other ingredient of Pencip Tablet.
  • If you are on other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid. If you are not sure about which are the medicines ask the doctor.
  • Taking tizanidine (a medicine used to treat muscle spasm).
sideEffects

Side effects of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pencip Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of the medicine in pregnant women. The medicine can be used during pregnancy only if prescribed by the doctor. If you conceive while taking the medicine, seek immediate medical advice.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pencip Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pencip Tablet can pass into breast milk and may produce undesirable effects in the child. The doctor will tell you whether to discontinue medicine or breastfeeding considering the importance of treatment for the nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pencip Tablet?
A:
Pencip Tablet may make you a little dizzy, hence you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pencip Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and medicine. However, long term use of alcohol weakens your immune system and body's response to pathogens and infections. Consult the doctor for more information if you drink too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may have problems with the kidney or liver.
  • You may have mental health problems or a history of fits.
  • You may have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (a blood enzyme disease that affects red blood cells).
  • Avoid being in the sunlight for too long.
  • You may experience a sudden allergic reaction, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, stop taking Pencip Tablet and contact the doctor immediately.
  • You may develop sudden severe pain in the stomach, back or chest or experience severe diarrhoea after taking the medicine.
  • You may experience nervous system-related symptoms like confusion, sleeplessness, nightmares, thoughts of harming yourself, feeling low, anxiety, etc. Immediately seek medical advice.
  • You may suffer from myasthenia gravis, a condition of muscle weakness. The medicine further worsens the condition of muscle weakness.
  • Pencip Tablet should not be used in children and adolescents.
  • The medicine is known to cause tendon rupture, nerve damage/pain (peripheral neuropathy). Be cautious and tell the doctor if you already have any of this condition before initiating the treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

How Does It Work?

Ciprofloxacin in Pencip Tablet blocks the action of an enzyme essential for DNA synthesis in bacteria, inhibiting its growth, multiplication and repair.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

Pencip Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take with or without food. It would be best if you take it...
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interactions

Interactions of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Pencip Tablet works, or the medicine itself 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. Also, inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination sched...
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  • Cation should be exercised if you are taking medicines for the treatment of uneven heart rhythm, mental health problems, gout, acidity, muscle spasm, seizures, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson's diseas...
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  • Pencip Tablet 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 such as sevelamer, l...
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  • Pencip Tablet enhances 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, yoghurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Pencip Tablet as they may reduce the absorption of the medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

  • Store Pencip Tablet at a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Pencip 250mg Tab (Safe)

Overdose

An overdose causes headache, dizziness, tiredness, confusion, shakiness, hallucinations, difficulty in urination. If you experience the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Pencip Tablet, cont...
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Missed a Dose

For optimum effect, avoid missing the dose of the medicine. If you have missed a dose of Pencip Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and contin...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Pencip Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Pencip Tablet is an antibiotic.

Q: Can you take Pencip Tablet if I have a fever?

A: No, you cannot take Pencip 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 Pencip Tablet?

A: Pencip 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 Pencip Tablet?

A: You should take Pencip Tablet in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. Avoid consuming it more than prescribed by the doctor.

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

A: Avoid stoping 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 the Pencip 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.
  • Pencip 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 medicine.

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ContainsCiprofloxacin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 05:30 PM (IST)
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