FAQs ABOUT CIPLOX 250MG TABLET
What is CIPLOX 250MG TABLET used for?
CIPLOX 250MG TABLET is used in adults in the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear and sinus, urinary tract, genital tract, gastrointestinal tract, skin and soft tissue, bone and joint, as well as anthrax inhalation exposure infections. CIPLOX 250MG TABLET is also used in the management of fever in patients with neutropenia-associated infection. Use of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET in children and adolescents is to treat lung and bronchial infections with cystic fibrosis and complicated urinary tract infections, including infections that cause pyelonephritis (a kidney infection that needs immediate medical attention). Consult your doctor before taking CIPLOX 250MG TABLET.Is CIPLOX 250MG TABLET safe to take?
CIPLOX 250MG TABLET is a relatively safe drug. However, the complications are more comparable to other drugs and hence should only be strictly taken if prescribed by a doctor for your present condition in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Can I skip the dose of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET?
No. You should complete the full course of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. It is important that CIPLOX 250MG TABLET be taken at the right dose and for the right duration given. Otherwise, the symptoms can prevail and sometimes worsen.
Can the use of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET cause diarrhoea?
Yes, the use of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET can cause diarrhoea. It is an antibiotic that eliminates harmful bacteria. However, it also attacks the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking CIPLOX 250MG TABLET.
Can CIPLOX 250MG TABLET increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, the use of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (Achilles tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take CIPLOX 250MG TABLET. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
What will happen if I accidentally take more of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET?
If you have accidentally overdosed on CIPLOX 250MG TABLET, you may suffer from reversible kidney toxicity. In such cases, adequate hydration should be maintained. Hence, drink plenty of fluids, to avoid further complications. And consult a doctor immediately and visit the nearby hospital.
Can CIPLOX 250MG TABLET be given to breastfeeding mothers?
CIPLOX 250MG TABLET tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers, as the medicine could harm the child. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before you start taking this medication for infections.
Can I take CIPLOX 250MG TABLET for my cough and flu?
No, CIPLOX 250MG TABLET is an antibacterial medicine that acts only against specific kinds of bacterial infections and not against viral infections causing cough and flu. You should not self-medicate CIPLOX 250MG TABLET without prior consultation with a doctor. Self-prescription is dangerous and can lower the efficacy and therapeutic outcome of CIPLOX 250MG TABLET leading to antibiotic resistance