Ciprofloxacin belongs to the class on antibiotic medications called quinolones and is used for treating infections caused by certain types of bacteria. It is usually prescribed for treating skin, ear, lung, sinuses, bone, abdomen, kidney, prostate, and bladder infections, infectious diarrhea, and typhoid fever. This medication is also used for treating certain sexually transmitted infections. Ciprofloxacin extended release tablets are indicated for treating bladder and kidney infections.
Use this drug as prescribed by the medical professional. The usual adult dose of ciprofloxacin is 500mg, 250mg, 750mg twice daily. Ciprofloxacin should be administered before or after taking food. It is recommended to drink plenty of fluids while using ciprofloxacin and avoid taking dairy products.
You should not take antacids, certain supplements or multivitamins at the same time with ciprofloxacin.
Your personal dosage of ciprofloxacin will based on a number of things such as your body weight, the presence of some other medical conditions, and the use of other medicines.
It is important that you use ciprofloxacin directly as it is prescribed by the medical professional. Your treatment should be continued even if your condition improves before the completely prescribed course of therapy is finished. Follow your dose schedule carefully and try not to miss the doses. Nevertheless, if it occurs, take the medication as soon as possible.
Ciprofloxacin is available under various brand names and comes in different forms.
I was using Ciprofloxacin for 4 weeks to clear my kidney infection and treat prostate. This medication helped to treat kidney infection within a week and 3 weeks to manage my prostate problems. At the end of the treatment I experienced trouble sleeping, but in general it was good for me.
Ciprofloxacin helped to clear my prostatitis in an effective way and with no adverse effects.
I was using Ciprofloxacin for 3 week for prostatitis. At the beginning, I felt good but as the course of the treatment the symptoms of my condition returned.
Ciprofloxacin was not effective for me, so my medical provider prescribed me another antibiotic.