Directly go to the content
Ciproxin

Ciproxin

Ciproxin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Its active substance belongs to the group of ciproflaxacin fluoroquinolones that kill many types of bacteria. This medicine is available as a tablet and as a drink, and can be ordered online via the pharmacies that work with Dokteronline.com.

What is Ciproxin?

Ciproxin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Its active substance belongs to the group of ciproflaxacin fluoroquinolones that kill many types of bacteria. This medicine is available as a tablet and as a drink, and can be ordered online via the pharmacies that work with Dokteronline.com.

 

What is this medication used for?

Doctors prescribe Ciproxin antibiotic for various bacterial infections. It is effective, among other things, against the following diseases:

  • Urinary tract infections (e.g. cystitis and pyelonephritis);
  • Respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia, otitis media and sinusitis;
  • Prostate infections;infections in the gastrointestinal tract;
  • Inflammation in the bones or joints;
  • Meningitis;
  • Infections of the genitals, such as gonorrhoea.

 

Ciproxin antibiotic is absorbed into the blood through the gastrointestinal tract and reaches all tissues and organs. The symptoms of the infection should be reduced after several days.

 

How to use Ciproxin?

Our partner pharmacies offer Ciproxin antibiotic online as a tablet and as a suspension (drink). Swallow the tablets whole with plenty of water. The suspension is supplied in two bottles: one with a solvent and one with grains. Loosen the grains first in the bottle with the solvent and shake the bottle well. You can measure the dose using the measuring spoon supplied. The suspension can be used up until two weeks after preparation. It is important to drink a lot during the use of antibiotics. Do not take the medicine at the same time as calcium-rich products (yogurt, yogurt drinks, milk or juices that are fortified with calcium) as this may reduce the effectiveness of the drug. Always finish the prescribed treatment.

 

Dosage

Ciproxin antibiotic is available in various dosages. A doctor will determine what dose to use. The general guidelines for the dosage of Ciproxin are as follows:

  • Adults: one dose of 250 mg, 500 mg or 750 mg twice daily during the prescribed period;
  • For children and young people, a doctor may prescribe a customized dosage. Read the instructions before use.

 

Side effects

Ciproxin antibiotic can cause side effects, including:

  • Gastrointestinal complaints (nausea, diarrhoea, loss of appetite);
  • Photosensitive reactions of the skin (so be careful with sunlight and tanning);
  • Joint pain;
  • Headaches;
  • Dizziness;
  • Difficulties sleeping.

 

If you experience these or other side effects, please consult a doctor or pharmacist. The leaflet provides more information about the possible side effects of this medication.

 

When is it best not to use this medication?

Ciproxin antibiotic is not a suitable medicine for everyone. Do not use this medication if you are hypersensitive to Ciproxin or any of the excipients used, or take the medicine tizanidine. Consult a doctor as to whether you can take Ciproxin antibiotic if you suffer from epilepsy, abnormal heart rhythms, muscle weakness or other health problems. This antibiotic has an interaction with a number of other medications. Doctors will know which medicines are not to be combined.

 

Pregnancy / driving / alcohol

The use of Ciproxin antibiotic is not recommended during pregnancy. Do not use this medicine if you are breast feeding unless a doctor recommends otherwise. This medicine may make you feel less alert. Do not drive if you suffer from this side effect. Alcohol can trigger or increase the side effects of Ciproxin antibiotic, so you should moderate or discontinue your use of alcohol for as long as you need to take these antibiotics.