- Cipoxin is an antibiotic used to treat infections in pets caused by susceptible bacteria.
- Do not give Cipoxin to any pet other than the pet for whom it was prescribed.
- Do not give to puppies younger than 28 weeks of age.
Do not give Cipoxin with vitamin/mineral products.
¿Cuáles son los efectos secundarios posibles de Cipoxin?
Busque atención médica de emergencia si usted tiene síntomas de una reacción alérgica: ronchas, o el primer signo de un sarpullido; latido cardíaco rápido, dificultad para respirar; hinchazón de la cara, labios, lengua, o garganta.
Cipoxin puede causar hinchazón o desgaste (ruptura) de un tendón. Cipoxin también puede tener efectos graves en sus nervios, y puede causar daño permanente de estos. Deje de usar esta medicina y llame de inmediato a su médico su usted tiene:
- signos de ruptura de un tendón --dolor súbito, hinchazón, moretones, sensibil >
También, deje de usar Cipoxin y llame a su médico de inmediato si usted tiene:
- dolor severo de estómago, diarrea que es acuosa o con sangre;
- dolor de cabeza con dolor de pecho y mareo severo, desmayo, y palpitaciones cardíacas rápidas o fuertes;
- el primer signo de cualquier sarpullido, no importa que sea muy leve;
- confusión, alucinaciones, pesadillas, paranoia, depresión, pensamientos de querer hacerse daño;
- debilidad muscular o dificultad para respirar;
- dolores de cabeza que continúan (a veces con visión borrosa);
- temblores, ansiedad, dificultad para dormir, sensación de inquietud o nerviosismo;
- sensación de desvanecimiento, como que se va a desmayar;
- aumento de la presión dentro del cráneo --dolores de cabeza severos, zumbido en sus oídos, mareo, problemas con la visión, dolor detrás de sus ojos;
- problemas del hígado --náusea, vómito, pérdida del apetito, dolor en la parte superior del estómago, picazón,fiebre, cansancio, orina oscura, heces de color arcilla, ictericia (color amarillo de la piel u ojos); o
- reacción severa de la piel --fiebre, dolor de garganta, hinchazón en su cara o lengua, quemazón en sus ojos, dolor de la piel, seguido por un sarpullido rojo o púrpura que se extiende (especialmente en la cara o la parte superior del cuerpo) y causa ampollas y descamación.
Efectos secundarios comunes pueden incluir:
- náusea, vómito, diarrea;
- sarpullido; o
- pruebas anormales de la función del hígado.
Esta lista no menciona todos los efectos secundarios y puede ser que ocurran otros. Llame a su médico para consejos médicos relacionados a efectos secundarios. Usted puede reportar efectos secundarios llamando al FDA al 1-800-FDA-1088.
Your dose of Cipoxin will depend on the type of bacterial infection you have.
Cipoxin comes in regular and extended-release tablets and as a liquid.
Take regular tablets or the liquid twice a day (morning and evening) at about the same time each day, and take extended-release tablets once a day.
Swallow all tablets whole. Don't crush, split, or chew them.
Regular tablets come in 250, 500, and 750 milligrams (mg).
Some typical doses for common infections using regular tablets include:
- Uncomplicated gonorrhea infection: 250 mg, single dose
- Uncomplicated urinary tract infection: 250 mg every 12 hours for three days
- Bacterial diarrhea: 500 mg every 12 hours for five to seven days
- Acute sinusitis: 500 mg every 12 hours for 10 days
- Severe pneumonia: 750 mg every 12 hours for seven to 14 days
- Chronic bacterial prostatitis: 500 mg every 12 hours for 28 days
- Moderate bone or joint infection: 500 mg every 12 hours for four to six weeks
¿Cuál es la información más importante que debo saber sobre Cipoxin?
Usted no debe usar Cipoxin si usted también está tomando tizanidine.
Es posible que no pueda usar Cipoxin si usted tiene un trastorno muscular. Dígale a su médico si usted tiene un historial de miastenia grave.
Cipoxin puede causar hinchazón o ruptura de un tendón (la fibra que conecta un hueso con un músculo en el cuerpo), en particular el tendón de Aquiles en el talón del pie. Este efecto puede ocurrir con mayor probabilidad si usted es mayor de 60, si usted usa medicamento esteroide, o si ha tenido un trasplante de riñón, corazón, o pulmón.
Llame de inmediato a su médico su usted tiene dolor súbito, hinchazón, moretones, sensibilidad, rigidez, o problemas para mover cualquiera de sus articulaciones. Descanse la articulación hasta que reciba cuidado médico o instrucciones.
How to store Cipoxin
Never take more than the prescribed dose. If you suspect that you or someone else might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the accident and emergency department of your local hospital. Take the container with you, even if it is empty.
This medicine is for you. Never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.
If you are having an operation or any dental treatment, tell the person carrying out the treatment which medicines you are taking.
Do not keep out-of-date or unwanted medicines. Take them to your local pharmacy which will dispose of them for you.
If you have any questions about this medicine, ask your pharmacist.
Rated Cipoxin (Cipro) for Ep >Report
I took Cipoxin 250 mg, twice daily, prescribed for 7 days. about 4 pills in i started noticing joint inflammation/ pain, neck pain, swollen neck lymph nodes, and had terrible, crippling anxiety. i couldn’t even go to class (i’m in college) without having an anxiety issue. I am 5 days off of cipro and still experiencing these issues. hoping to see some relief soon.
Why is this medication prescribed?
Cipoxin is used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia; gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease); typhoid fever (a serious infection that is common in developing countries); infectious diarrhea (infections that cause severe diarrhea); and infections of the skin, bone, joint, abdomen (stomach area), and prostate (male reproductive gland), Cipoxin is also used to treat or prevent plague (a serious infection that may be spread on purpose as part of a bioterror attack) and inhalation anthrax (a serious infection that may be spread by anthrax germs in the air on purpose as part of a bioterror attack). Cipoxin may also be used to treat bronchitis, sinus infections, or urinary tract infections but should not be used for bronchitis and sinus infections, or certain types of urinary tract infections if there are other treatment options. Cipoxin extended-release (long-acting) tablets are used to treat kidney and urinary tract infections; however, some types of urinary tract infections should only be treated with Cipoxin extended release tablets if no other treatment options are available. Cipoxin is in a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections.
Antibiotics such as Cipoxin will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resists antibiotic treatment.
How to take Cipoxin
- Before you start taking Cipoxin, read the manufacturer's printed information leaflet from ins >
What happens if I miss giving a dose of Cipoxin?
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
What special dietary instructions should I follow?
Do not drink or eat a lot of caffeine-containing products such as coffee, tea, energy drinks, cola, or chocolate. Cipoxin may increase nervousness, sleeplessness, heart pounding, and anxiety caused by caffeine.
Make sure you drink plenty of water or other fluids every day while you are taking Cipoxin.
Cipoxin (generic name), Cipro, Cipro XR (brand names) is an antibiotic prescribed for the treatment of many skin, lung, airway, bone, and joint infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Examples include complicated urinary tract infections (UTIs), gonorrhea, chronic bacterial prostatitis, typhoid fever, chronic bronchitis, infectious diarrhea caused by E. coli, Shigella, and Campylobacter jejuni, anthrax poisoning, and TB (tuberculosis).
Rated Cipoxin (Cipro) for Bacterial Infection Report
So horrible!! Immediately would feel dizzy, lightheaded, nauseous, no appetite, back aches, fever of 103.1, chills. I can’t believe I didn’t research taking this drug. I stopped taking it today and went to see a new doctor and he was appalled that another doctor would even prescribe this awful drug. It’s poison! Don’t take it!
What else should I know about Cirpo?
- Storage of Cirpo:
- Tablets should be stored below 30 C (86 F).
- Extended release tablets should be stored between 15 C to 30 C (59 F to 86 F).
- Microcapsules should be stored below 25 C (77 F) and protected from freezing. Injections should be stored between 5 C to 30 C (41 F to 86 F) and prevented from freezing.
- You need a prescription for Cipro from you doctor or other healthcare professional.
- Cipoxin is the generic name for Cipro and Cipro XR.
- Cipro is available in generic form.
How should I take Cipoxin?
Take Cipoxin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.
You may take Cipoxin with or without food, at the same time each day.
Shake the oral suspension (liquid) for 15 seconds before you measure a dose. Use the dosing syringe provided, or use a medicine dose-measuring device (not a kitchen spoon). Do not give Cipoxin oral suspension through a feeding tube.
Swallow the extended-release tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.
Use Cipoxin for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve. Skipping doses can increase your risk of infection that is resistant to medication. This medicine will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold.
Do not share Cipoxin with another person.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Do not allow the liquid medicine to freeze. Throw away any unused liquid after 14 days.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Cipoxin if you are allergic to it, or if:
you also take tizanidine; or
You also take theophylline
Cipoxin may cause swelling or tearing of a tendon (the fiber that connects bones to muscles in the body), especially in the Achilles' tendon of the heel. This can happen during treatment or up to several months after you stop taking this medicine. Tendon problems may be more likely in certain people (children and older adults, or people who use steroid medicine or have had an organ transplant).
To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
tendon problems, bone problems, arthritis, or other joint problems (especially in children);
blood circulation problems, aneurysm, narrowing or hardening of the arteries;
heart problems, high blood pressure;
a genetic disease such as Marfan syndrome or Ehler's-Danlos syndrome;
a muscle or nerve disorder, such as myasthenia gravis;
long QT syndrome (in you or a family member); or
low levels of potassium in your blood (hypokalemia).
Do not give this medicine to a child without medical advice.
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
You should not breast-feed while using this medicine.
How should Cipoxin be given?
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Give all of the medication your veterinarian has prescribed. Symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated. Cipoxin can be given with or without food, but should be given at the same time every day. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Store Cipoxin at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
What is the most important thing I should know about Cipoxin?
Cipoxin is a prescription medication that is not FDA-approved for veterinary use. Do not use Cipoxin in pets younger than one year of age.
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The most common side effects of Cipoxin are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, and rash. Let your doctor know if you have any side effects.
Less common side effects include:
- Body aches
- Skin sensitivity to sunlight
- Loss of appetite
Serious side effects can also occur. If you have any of these side effects, stop taking Cipoxin and call your doctor right away or call 911:
- Unusual thoughts or hallucinations
- Depression or suic >Back to Top
What other drugs will affect Cipoxin?
Before giving Cipoxin, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given warfarin, theophylline, probenecid, insulin or oral diabetes medication such as Glipizide, an NSAID such as carprofen, Deramaxx or other, Phenytoin or cyclosporine modified. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Cipoxin. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over-the-counter medications.