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How long would it take for a ciproflaxin (antibiotic) allergy to take place if you had one?

How long would it take for a ciproflaxin (antibiotic) allergy to take place if you had one?

Immediately!: An allergy and a side effect are not the same. It may take several doses to cause nausea and vomiting. An allergic reaction such as face swelling and shortness of breath takes only one pill to cause your already primed immune system react violently. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Is there another drug combination for diverticulitis besides Flagel? I am also taking Bactrim due to allergies to Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Keflex and Penecillin.

Is there another drug combination for diverticulitis besides Flagel? I am also taking Bactrim due to allergies to Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) Keflex and Penecillin.

Antibiotic allergies: You need the help of an ID doctor-since they are experts in antibiotics. First, I would want to 'define' ur allergies further-because sometimes a patient is labeled as 'allergic' & they aren't really allergic at all. That is really important. If ur truly allergic to penicillin, cephalosporins & cipro (ciprofloxacin) which is a fluoroquinolone, ur options are quite limited for oral therapy. Doxycycline might help. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) allergy?

Cipro allergy: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. Http://www. Rxlist. Com/cipro-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) allergy?

Ciloxan: Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see:
http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-8423-6093/ciloxan-ophthalmic/ciprofloxacin-drops-ophthalmic/details ...Read more

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Bactrim allergy would I be allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Bactrim allergy would I be allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Not necessarily: They are not in the same class of antibiotics, so being allergic to Bactrim does not imply you would also be allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

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Can I take Ciprofloxacin with Singulair, Xyzal and Mucinex? Being treated for allergies but also detected bacteria infection. Seems like a lot of meds

Can I take Ciprofloxacin with Singulair, Xyzal and Mucinex? Being treated for allergies but also detected bacteria infection. Seems like a lot of meds

Yes you can: Take them all at the same time, no interaction between any of them, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, best wishes ...Read more

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Can 10 days cipro (ciprofloxacin) be effective for sinus/uri rather than full 2x500x15 if causing severe tendon pain? Azithromycin 250x20 taken too. Allergies.

Can 10 days cipro (ciprofloxacin) be effective for sinus/uri rather than full 2x500x15 if causing severe tendon pain? Azithromycin 250x20 taken too. Allergies.

Call your doc: If you're having side effects from any antibiotic always call your doctor for recommendations regarding stopping or switching to another antibiotic. Your doctor may have a reason for 15 days of therapy. ...Read more

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How long would it take for ciproflaxin antibiotic allergy to take place?

How long would it take for ciproflaxin antibiotic allergy to take place?

It varies.: It can occur within seconds of swallowing the first dose, to hours after the 'umpteenth' time someone takes it. ...Read more

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How long would it take for a ciproflaxin (antibiotic) allergy to take place if you had one?

Immediately!: An allergy and a side effect are not the same. It may take several doses to cause nausea and vomiting. An allergic reaction such as face swelling and shortness of breath takes only one pill to cause your already primed immune system react violently. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Please describe the medication: ciprofloxacin?

Antibiotic: Treats infections. Also treats anthrax infection after possible exposure. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. ...Read more

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Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Humanbite skinbroken taken a t and taken ciprofloxacin for threedays is it enough?

Perhaps: Human bites are a major source of very complicated infections. You don't say where the bite was or what it looks like now. If this area becomes red, tender, swollen, tender or painful would see a doctor asap. ...Read more

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How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medication. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin used for cellulitis?

Yes: Likely not first choice, but yes it can be used. ...Read more

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Is there penicillin in ciprofloxacin?

No: Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, totally unrelated to the penicillins. ...Read more

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

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 upper respiratory system, urinary tract and sometimes other systems. People stock piled it briefly during the years of anthrax scare for its effectiveness against this organism. ...Read more

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What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin)?

What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin)?

Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin): Ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) is the trade name for the antibiotic Ciprofloxacin eye drop or ointment. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin cure candidiasis?

Can ciprofloxacin cure candidiasis?

No: Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial. Candidiasis is caused by a fungus and needs an antifungal such as Miconazol. For a vaginal infection, a vaginal preparation is needed, not one for Athlete's foot. There are several over the counter preparations for this ...Read more

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Will cipro (ciprofloxacin) treat mrsa?

No: The vast majority of MRSA strains are resistant to cipro (ciprofloxacin). Mrsa if sensitive frequently develop resistance to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) during treatment. Oral septra/bactrim, doxycycline/minocycline or Clindamycin are much better choices. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) trigger gout?

It can...: But rarely does! This seems to happen about 1% of the time (based on the publication I consulted). Drink a lot of water to counteract this effect if you feel that may have been the cause. ...Read more

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Side effect or more of ciprofloxacin hcl?

Side effect or more of ciprofloxacin hcl?

Weakened tendons!: Tendons and ligaments have ruptured after long courses of flxin antibiotics. It is quite uncommon, or these drugs would not be used. So albeit rare, the frequency is substantially increased! ...Read more

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What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) used for?

Ciloxin is the…: antibiotic Ciprofloxacin for ophthalmic (eye) use against infections of the cornea & conjunctiva. ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin. Is this a strong antibotic?

No such thing as...: 'strong' or 'weak.' there is broad or narrow spectrum; there is high or low toxicity to humans; and there is the question of whether this antibiotic is right for this infection or not. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is broad spectrum but with significant gaps in it; it is toxic to bones of growing individuals and so contraindicated in pediatrics. ...Read more

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Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) help paronychia?

Can cipro (ciprofloxacin) help paronychia?

There are times when: That is prescribed. The paronychia may need to be unroofed, soaks often help in hydrogen peroxide, topical medications, topical antibiotics like muciprocinor some old fashioned cure like gentian violet too. Much depends if it is acute bacterial or a chronic situation which may be fungal or yeast or due to skin changes at the nail skin interface. You want to see someone if it doesn't work. ...Read more

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Can a person with asthma take ciprofloxacin?

Can a person with asthma take ciprofloxacin?

Yes: As long as they are not allergic to cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more