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Strox Inf

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
100ml Injection
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Medical Description

Strox Inf contains ciprofloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called fluoroquinolones. It is an antibiotic that is used in various bacterial infections.

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ContainsCiprofloxacin
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Strox Inf

  • Lower respiratory tract infection
  • COPD (lung disease)
  • Pneumonia
  • Ear infection
  • Sinus infection
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Genital tract infection
  • Intestinal infection
  • Stomach infection
  • Skin infection
  • Bone and joint infection

Contraindications of Strox Inf

  • If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of this medicine
  • If you are taking other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid
  • If you are taking tizanidine (medicine used to treat muscle spasm)

Side effects of Strox Inf

  • Injection site reactions, e.g., pain and redness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleep disorders
  • Taste disorders
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache
  • Dyspepsia
  • Flatulence
  • Rash, itchy skin (Pruritus)
  • Urticaria (pale, red bumps on skin)
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Kidney impairment
  • Lack of energy
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Strox Inf

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Strox Inf during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is preferable to avoid Strox Inf if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are
  • planning to have a baby as this medicine may harm your baby
  • If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Strox Inf while breastfeeding?
A:
Strox Inf can pass into human breast milk and harm your child. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Strox Inf?
A:
This medicine may affect the reaction time, which is crucial for driving, hence it is advised not to use this medicine while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Strox Inf?
A:
You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, 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, heart failure
  • You have liver diseases
  • You have mental health problems
  • If 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 Strox Inf

How Does It Work?

This medicine prevents bacterial growth and kills the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Strox Inf

  • This medicine will be given in hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection
  • Do not self inject this medicine

Interactions of Strox Inf

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines that increase the QT interval e.g., medicines that belong to the class anti-arrhythmics, tricyclic antidepressants, macrolides, 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 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 spasm 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 in organ transplantation like cyclosporin
  • Medicines that are used as blood thinner (Anticoagulants) like warfarin, acenocoumarol, phenprocoumon or fluindione
  • Medicine used to treat depression 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

Storage and disposal of Strox Inf

  • Store below 30°C
  • Protect it from direct sunlight
  • Please keep it away from children

Dosage of Strox Inf

Overdose

Your doctor or nurse will give this injection, so it is unlikely that you overdose on the medicine. However, this medicine may cause confusion, tremor, headache, tiredness, dizziness, hallucinations, ...
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Missed a Dose

  • Your doctor or nurse will monitor you about when the medicine should be given to you
  • It is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse might have missed a dose, inform them.

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: What should I be careful about while taking Strox Inf?

  • If you notice tightness in 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 ciprofloxacin?

  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Wear a protective covering or use a sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn
Product Details
Brand
STROX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
21/08/2022
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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