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Cifran Ct 500/600 MG Tablet 10

Cifran Ct 500/600 MG Tablet 10


    • Rs. 107.00

    Uses :

    Ciprofloxacin Ciprofloxacin is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections ranging from severe to moderate. It is also used for typhoid infections. Tinidazole Tinidazole is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial drug. It is indicated in amoebiasis and amebic liver abscess. It is used to treat giardiasis (infection to small intestine) and some bacterial infections like bacterial vaginosis (inflammation of vagina). It is also used in the treatment of sexually transmitted infections such as trichomonias.

    Mode of drug action

    Ciprofloxacin Ciprofloxacin belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics. It is a bactericidal agent that acts by inhibiting a chemical called peptidoglycan, which is an essential compound for the bacterial cell wall synthesis, thereby preventing bacterial infection. Tinidazole Tinidazole belongs to nitroimidazole antibiotics. Tinidazole acts against anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It penetrates into the bacterial or protozoa cell and damages the DNA which kills the cells and reduces the infection.

    What are the common side effects?

    Ciprofloxacin The most common reported side effects of Ciprofloxacin are allergy, flushing, injection site burning and pain, chest pain, dizziness, skin rash, headache, heartburn, black and bloody stools, and bloating. Tinidazole The side effects of tinidazole include bitter and metallic taste of the tongue. The patients may also feel difficulty in breathing and chest pain. The stools may be black or tarry. Burning sensation of stomach, numbness, dizziness is also seen. Swelling of the face, mouth and lips are some of the common side effects experienced by patients taking tinidazole.


    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Maintain caution while using Cifran CT drug in case of any heart diseases. .

    • Be cautious in taking Cifran CT drug while suffering from hepatic and renal impairments.

    • Consult a doctor immediately if tender pain or inflammation is experienced while using Cifran CT drug.

    • Avoid using Cifran CT drug in children without doctor’s consultation.

    • Consult a doctor before using Cifran CT drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am scheduled for a dental surgery. Can I take Ciprofloxacin? Yes. You can take Ciprofloxacin before the dental surgery to avoid bacterial infections.

    2. Is Ciprofloxacin safe for the patients with heart problems? Yes. Ciprofloxacin is safe to treat bacterial infections in the patients with heart conditions.

    3. I experience diarrhea while using Ciprofloxacin. Should I stop using the drug? Diarrhea is the common side effect of Ciprofloxacin medicine. Report it to the doctor before the side effect worsens.

    4. Which drugs should I avoid while taking Ciprofloxacin? Patients should avoid warfarin (anticoagulants), gentamicin (aminoglycoside), cyclosporine or heparin while taking Ciprofloxacin medicine as they may have drug-drug interaction.

    5. Can I take vaccine for TB while taking Ciprofloxacin injection? No, live vaccines such as TB vaccine may decrease the effectiveness of Ciprofloxacin injection. Tinidazole

    1. Can I use tinidazole for viral infections? No, tinidazole cannot be used for viral infections; it is used for some bacterial and parasitic infections.

    2. Is tinidazole used for pediatrics to treat amoebiasis? Tinidazole can be recommended for children above three years of age to treat amoebiasis.

    3. Is tinidazole available as over-the-counter (OTC) drug? Tinidazole is not available as OTC. Doctor’s prescription is needed to dispense the drug.

    4. Can tinidazole used for urinary tract infections? No, tinidazole is not effective for urinary tract infection treatment.

    5. What are the conditions to store tinidazole tablets? Tinidazole tablets must be stored in cool and dry place. Avoid direct sunlight. Keep out of reach for children.

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