CIFRAN 750 MG TABLET

SKU: AH_AB_OU_9245 Category:

Generic : Ciprofloxacin (750mg)

Treatment : Bacterial Infections

Pack size  : 4 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$2.00

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Cifran 750 Tablet is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by killing and stopping the growth of the infectious microorganisms.

Cifran 750 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea as a side effect of this medicine. This is usually temporary and resolves on its own, but please consult your doctor if it bothers you or persists for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

 

BENEFITS OF CIFRAN TABLET

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Cifran 750 Tablet is a versatile antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin, and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It kills and stops further growth of the bacteria causing the infection.

This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

 

HOW TO USE CIFRAN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cifran 750 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Cifran 750 Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

 

HOW CIFRAN TABLET WORKS

Cifran 750 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cifran 750 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cifran 750 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cifran 750 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Cifran 750 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney

CAUTION
Cifran 750 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cifran 750 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cifran 750 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cifran 750 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • WARFARIN
  • CLOZAPINE
  • OLANZAPINE
  • CHLORPROPAMIDE
  • GLIMEPIRIDE
  • GLIPIZIDE
  • GLYBURIDE
  • TOLAZAMIDE
  • TOLBUTAMIDE
  • AMIODARONE
  • DISOPYRAMIDE
  • PROCAINAMIDE
  • QUINIDINE
  • IBUPROFEN
  • NAPROXEN

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CIFRAN TABLET?

If you miss a dose of Cifran 750 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cifran

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Gastrointestinal disorder
  • Joint pain
  • Urticaria

FAQ's

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Q. Is Cifran 750 Tablet safe?

Cifran 750 Tablet is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.

Q. Can the use of Cifran 750 Tablet cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Cifran 750 Tablet can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Cifran 750 Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Cifran 750 Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Cifran 750 Tablet increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Cifran 750 Tablet is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Cifran 750 Tablet. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

Q. Can I take Cifran 750 Tablet with paracetamol?

Cifran 750 Tablet is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 4

pack form  – tablet

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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