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What is ciproflaxin used for

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Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Coprocessor an antibiotic will used for cellulitis usually in suspected gram positive bacteria.
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Not routinely: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is generally not used as a first line drug for cellulitis, unless pseudomonas is the cause of the cellulitis.
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Dr. Martin Tyson
26 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Likely not first choice, but yes it can be used.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotic: Coprocessor is an antibiotic, used for many of the most common infections.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is short for ciprofloxacin, a more advanced and potent antibiotic. It has a broad spectrum of action and is used to treat infections of the uppe ... Read More
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Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
No: If trichomoniasis has indeed been diagnosed, then Cipro (ciprofloxacin) will be ineffective as the trichomonas species is not bacterial. Flagyl (metr ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Ciprofloxacin is ineffective against trichomonas; in fact, cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended for any STD. The only generally available effectiv ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI and diarrhea: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cover a multiple number of bacteria. However, it is mostly used for urinary tract infections (UTI) and intestinal infection ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ciloxin is the…: …antibiotic Ciprofloxacin for ophthalmic (eye) use against infections of the cornea & conjunctiva.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Yes: It can be prescribed for this indication.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can take Amoxicillin and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) at the same time if indicated by the type of infection and the infecting bacterial species.
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Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cipro: Not the usual first choice. Penicillin, Clindamycin, cephalosporins,
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
One choice: A nail through the shoe could have pseudomonas as the bacteria causing severe infections. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) at 750 mg twice a day for 6 weeks is ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: It depends on what the infection is.
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