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Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 39.30*
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Ciprofloxacin + Tinidazole
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Sigma Cth Tab is used to treat various bacterial infections. Sigma Cth Tab is an antibiotic containing a combination of ciprofloxacin and tinidazole as its active ingredients. This medicine acts by ...
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uses

Uses of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

Sigma Cth Tab is used to treat various bacterial infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin, tinidazole, similar medicines or any ingredients of Sigma Cth Tab .
  • If you have a history of serious allergic reactions including allergy to the skin due to any antibiotic.
  • If you are pregnant (especially during the first trimester) or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking a medicine called tizanidine for muscle spasms.
sideEffects

Side effects of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Metallic taste
  • Decreased appetite
  • Indigestion
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Sigma Cth Tab during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Sigma Cth Tab on pregnancy. However, a component of this medicine is known to cross the placenta and reach the foetus, thus it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine. You should avoid using this medicine during pregnancy, especially during the 1st trimester. Consult your doctor if you are planning a pregnancy or think you may be pregnant while on this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Sigma Cth Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Sigma Cth Tab passes into the breast milk. Thus, nursing mothers consuming this medicine should not breastfeed the baby during as well as 3 days after taking the last dose. Also, you should watch your baby for fungal infections of the mouth and diarrhoea.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Sigma Cth Tab ?
A:
You may experience dizziness, giddiness, unusual muscle movements and impaired alertness after taking this medicine. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is advised not to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Sigma Cth Tab ?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Sigma Cth Tab and at least 3 days after stopping the treatment. It may cause abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headaches and sometimes hot flashes may also occur.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience pain, swelling in the joints or tendons.
  • You experience muscle pain and muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You have a history of fits.
  • You experience burning, tingling, numbness or pain sensations.
  • You experience nervousness, aggression, lack of sleep, anxiety, hallucinations, depression.
  • You have liver or kidney disease or disorder.
  • You have watery diarrhoea and black tarry stools.
  • You have syphilis infection or develop any fungal vaginal infection.
  • You experience any blood disorder, anaemia and abnormal blood count.
  • You experience irregular heartbeat and difficulty in passing urine.
  • You have diabetes, then your blood glucose can drop when you are on this medicine. Do not skip meals and monitor your blood glucose regularly.
  • Avoid direct exposure to sunlight, while on this medicine. Apply sunscreen lotion while going out in sun.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Sigma Cth Tab works by inhibiting the formation and action of bacterial enzymes responsible for the growth of bacteria which eventually leads to the death of infection-causing bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

Sigma Cth Tab should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, an hour before or 2 hours after the meal. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sigma Cth Tab 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.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Sigma Cth Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

An overdose of this medicine may harm your kidney. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

It would be best if you never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure. If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Sigma Cth Tab if I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Sigma Cth Tab before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment or there are chances of recurrence of the infection.

Q: Is Sigma Cth Tab an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Sigma Cth Tab is an antibiotic.

Q: Can Sigma Cth Tab be taken on an empty stomach?

A: You should take Sigma Cth Tab 1 hour before or 2 hour after the meal.

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ContainsCiprofloxacin,Tinidazole
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDizziness, headache, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite
Last Updated on: 16 Jul 2021 | 06:46 AM (IST)
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