A 33-year-old female asked:
what is ciprofloxacin
2 doctor answers
Dr. Harold Tsai answered
29 years experience Urology
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is an antibiotic from the family of drugs knows as fluroquinolones. They are common in the treatment of urinary tract infections but can be used for upper respiratory infections also
Answered on Aug 10, 2014
A Verified Doctor answered
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An antibiotic: Hi. Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial antibiotic that blocks the bacterial ability to replicate DNA, so the cells can't divide and reproduce. It gets a lot of gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Most common use is for urinary tract infections.
Answered on Jun 24, 2017
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