Active Ingredients: Ciprofloxacin
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In this case, you should consult your doctor immediately. Patients with impaired renal function Although the drug is eliminated primarily by the kidney, it is not essential that the function of this organ be optimal, since it is partially eliminated through the liver and bile.
If you have an impaired kidney function, tell your doctor before he prescribes ciprofloxacin. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medicine only for you.
Never give it to someone else. If in doubt, consult your doctor.
Taking other medicines Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.
Some drugs can influence the action of ciprofloxacin, such as: Antacids, mineral supplements, sucralfate: Taking these drugs simultaneously with ciprofloxacin causes a decrease in the effect of ciprofloxacin. By this reason, it is recommended to take ciprofloxacin 1 to 2 hours before or 4 hours after taking these products.
Dairy products and beverages enriched with minerals: It is recommended not to take these products simultaneously with ciprofloxacin because it can cause a decrease in the effect of this.
Cyclosporine Cyclosporine is a drug used to prevent rejection in transplants. Drugs that increase the effect of ciprofloxacin Probenecid a medicine used in the treatment of gout, metoclopramide a medicine used to treat nausea and vomiting: when taken together with ciprofloxacin, can increase its blood levels and therefore increase the effects of this drug.
Drugs that reduce the effect of Ciprofloxacin Opioid premedication medicines used for preoperative sedation and omeprazole a drug used for treating ulcers: when taken together with this drug can reduce blood levels of ciprofloxacin, and therefore decrease its effects.
If you must take these other drugs at the same time, the antibiotic can be taken two hours before or six hours later.
This medicine is indicated in the infections decisions based on the information contained in the page.
So that, in no case can take caused by bacteria sensitive to its action, especially: Urinary tract infection, including pyelonephritis.