How should I take Zeniflox?
Take Zeniflox exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.
You may take Zeniflox 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 Zeniflox oral suspension through a feeding tube.
Swallow the extended-release tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.
Use Zeniflox 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 Zeniflox 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.
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Rated Zeniflox (Cipro) for Sinusitis Report
21 yr old female. This was prescribed by the Urgent Care since I'm allergic to Amoxicillin. First day was okay no issues besides light stomach pain, second day the inner corners of my knees and elbows became sore/swollen (maybe 2-3/10 pain not too bad but uncomfortable), third day the soreness moved to my neck (Pain now on 4-5/10 scale). On the 4th day now and I'm scared to keep taking the drug. I called the Urgent Care to simply ask for a change in medicine but with the side effects I'm experiencing they actually told me to go to the ER because Cipro can cause tendonitis and even tendon rupture. I'm a broke 21 yr old so I am not going to the ER, but I sure as hell will never let anyone prescribe me this drug ever again. I'd say if you have no symptoms I'm glad this drug works for you, but if you experience anything like muscle/joint pain to stop taking the drug and ask for something else/go to a different doctor.
Important: there are also a number of rare but more serious side-effects which have been associated with Zeniflox. Speak with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any of the following:
- An allergic-type reaction, such as swelling around your face or mouth, a skin rash, or any difficulty breathing.
- Pain or inflammation in your muscles, tendons or joints (possible tendinopathy).
- Any feelings of pain, burning, tingling, numbness or weakness.
- Any problems with your vision or eyes, or changes to taste, smell or hearing.
If you experience any other symptoms which you think may be due to the medicine, speak with your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Some drugs may affect the way Zeniflox works, and Zeniflox may affect other drugs you are taking.
It's very important to let your doctor know about all drugs you take, including over-the-counter (OTC) antacids, vitamins, and supplements.
Many antacids, vitamins, and supplements that contain magnesium, calcium, aluminum, iron, or zinc can interfere with Zeniflox.
Other OTC drugs, including such pain and fever medications as Advil, Aleve, and Motrin, may also interact with Zeniflox.
Zeniflox may increase the effects of caffeine.
If you drink caffeinated drinks or take OTC medications that contain caffeine while taking Zeniflox, you may have some caffeine side effects such as nervousness, sleeplessness, or anxiety.
You may not be able to take Zeniflox if you are also taking the drug theophylline to treat asthma and wheezing (brand names include Elixophyllin, Uniphyl, and Theo-24).
Serious reactions, including heart attack, decreased ability to breathe, and seizures, have happened when people took these medications together.
Other medications that interact with Zeniflox include:
- Blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven)
- Anti-seizure medication, including phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek)
- Certain antidepressants and medications to treat mental illness, such as clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo)
- Medications that contain caffeine, including Excedrin, NoDoz, and Vivarin
- The immunosuppressant cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune)
- The muscle relaxant tizanidine (Zanaflex)
- Diuretics (water pills)
- Certain drugs for irregular heartbeat, such as amiodarone (Cordarone), disopyramide (Norpace), and procainamide (Procanbid)
- The arthritis drug methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall)
- A drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and reflux called metoclopramide (Reglan)
- The type 2 diabetes drug glyburide (DiaBeta, Glucovance, Micronase)
- Some non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn)
Rated Zeniflox (Cipro) for Diverticulitis Report
Cipro is rough on a body. I’ve taken different types of antibiotics for different medical reasons, but Cipro is by far the worst reaction I have ever had to a drug. It has drained me of energy, made me very light headed, left me tasting metallic, loss of appetite, sleepy, headaches and just plain feeling lousy. I stopped taking it after 4 days into a 7 day prescription. Awful stuff. Read the side affects and you may not take it at all.
Rated Zeniflox (Cipro) for Urinary Tract Infection Report
Please beware and stay away, I got bad tinnitus after only 5 tablets (500 mg), it has persisted for 4 months now, despite all kinds of treatments. Slowly losing hope.