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A 48-year-old female asked:

how long does it take for ciprofloxacin to get out of your ststem?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
24 hours: Ciprofloxacin is removed from your body in about 24 hours.
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Around 24 hours: With a person with normal kidney function, it takes around a full day for ciprofloxacin to get out of your system.

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A 29-year-old member asked:

Are there regions in the us in which ciprofloxacin is less effective that in others? What environmental factors influence its efficacy?

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Dr. Mike Moore answered
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Yes: The effectiveness of an antibiotic depends on the sensitivity of the microbes that it is used against. This can vary quite a bit based on locations, but this is more from how antibiotics are used in your community, not environmental factors.
A 49-year-old member asked:

What is ciprofloxacin for?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Ciprofloxacin: …is one of the fluoroquinolone family of antibiotics; it is used to treat a variety of infections (uti's, prostatitis, acute bronchitis flares, etc) and to prevent others (traveler's diarrhea, anthrax). Cautions: not for first-line use in under 17 due to effects on cartilage/bone growth; may weaken inflamed tendons; can cause phototoxic reactions.
A 42-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Many but not common: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is well tolerated but some side effects are 1allergic reaction rare but can be serious, rash, heart beating fast, fainting and dizziness 2joint pain and swelling 3 diarrhea watery or bloody 4confusion, headache, hallucination 5 pale or yellow skin and dark urine, fever&weakness 6urinating less 7nausea&vomiting 8blurred vision 9sllep problem, anxiety 10anxiety&agitation most tolerate well/no effect.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: ciprofloxacin?

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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
Infectious Disease 20 years experience
Antibiotic: It is used to treat many different types of infections.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Antibiotic: Treats infections. Also treats anthrax infection after possible exposure. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.

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