FAQs ABOUT CIPROFEN 250 TABLET
What is CIPROFEN 250 TABLET used for?
CIPROFEN 250 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. CIPROFEN 250 TABLET is also used in the management of fever in patients with neutropenia-associated infection. Use of CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET.Is CIPROFEN 250 TABLET safe to take?
CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET?
No. You should complete the full course of CIPROFEN 250 TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. It is important that CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET cause diarrhoea?
Yes, the use of CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET.
Can CIPROFEN 250 TABLET increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, the use of CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET?
If you have accidentally overdosed on CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET be given to breastfeeding mothers?
CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET for my cough and flu?
No, CIPROFEN 250 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 CIPROFEN 250 TABLET without prior consultation with a doctor. Self-prescription is dangerous and can lower the efficacy and therapeutic outcome of CIPROFEN 250 TABLET leading to antibiotic resistance