FAQs ABOUT CIPROBID INFUSION
What is CIPROBID INFUSION used for?
CIPROBID INFUSION contains ciprofloxacin, which is used in the treatment of bacterial infections such as respiratory tract infections, recurring ear and acute sinus infections, urinary tract infections, genital tract infections, intra-abdominal infections, gastrointestinal tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, bone, and joint infections. CIPROBID INFUSION is also used in the management of fever in neutropenia-associated infection. Use of CIPROBID INFUSION in children and adolescents is to treat lung and bronchial infections with cystic fibrosis, and complicated urinary tract infections, including infections that cause pyelonephritis (kidney infection that needs immediate medical attention). CIPROBID INFUSION is prescribed for both adults and children for anthrax inhalation exposure infections. Consult your doctor before receiving CIPROBID INFUSION.
If I start feeling well, can I skip the dose of CIPROBID INFUSION
No. You should complete the full course of CIPROBID INFUSION as prescribed by your doctor. It is important that CIPROBID INFUSION be taken at the right dose and for the right duration given. Otherwise, the symptoms can prevail and sometimes worsen.
Is CIPROBID INFUSION safe?
CIPROBID INFUSION 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 in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Can CIPROBID INFUSION cause diarrhoea?
Yes, the use of CIPROBID INFUSION 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. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea.
Can CIPROBID INFUSION increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, the use of CIPROBID INFUSION is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (Achilles tendon). Muscle damage can happen, especially to elderly patients who receive CIPROBID INFUSION. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while receiving CIPROBID INFUSION.
Can I receive CIPROBID INFUSION for cough and flu?
No, CIPROBID INFUSION 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 CIPROBID INFUSION without prior consultation with a doctor. Self-prescription is dangerous and can lower the efficacy and therapeutic outcome of CIPROBID INFUSION leading to antibiotic resistance.
Can I receive CIPROBID INFUSION for longer than the prescribed duration if not recovered?
No, prolonged use of CIPROBID INFUSION can cause an overgrowth of other non-susceptible organisms. Hence, if you do not recover from the infection, inform the doctor and get his advice.