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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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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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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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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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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?

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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What is the appropriate dosage of ciprofloxacin for children?

What is the appropriate dosage of ciprofloxacin for children?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for kids: The recommended oral dose of ciprofloxacin in pediatric patients over one year of age is 10 mg/kg to 20 mg/kg (maximum 750mg/dose) every 12 hours. ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin drops - are they safe for children?

Ciprofloxacin drops - are they safe for children?

For ears? Yes: I assume your child has swimmer's ear, and you were prescribed ciprofloxicin drops. There has been some controversy (largely debunked) that quinolones cause cartilage anomalies. Especially placed in the ears, they kill off bacteria, and very little is taken internally. They should be absolutely fine. ...Read more

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Can I take ciprofloxacin with weed?

Can I take ciprofloxacin with weed?

Not recommended: Marijuana affects the brain, and ciprofloxacin also can cause certain CNS (central nervous system) side effects too. So the combination is not recommended because of the increased chance of an adverse effect. That being said, any effect in a young person would probably be mild. Definitely the elderly are more at risk. Smoking weed may expose you to combustion products in the lungs- that's not good ...Read more

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What is the ciprofloxacin shelf life?

If no expity date?: If no expiry date it is better not to take it. But you can call the pharmacist who filled the presctription if possible
my advice is never use left over antibiotics unless there is expiry date on the label. Different batches have different expiry date and shelf life depends on the manufacturing date. ...Read more

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Hello. Is it ok to use ciprofloxacin with optive? Thank you

Hello. Is it ok to use ciprofloxacin with optive? Thank you

Per manufacturer...: Per manufacturer's website:"REFRESH OPTIVE® Lubricant Eye Drops is an over-the-counter artificial tear that delivers long-lasting moisture to the tear film while also providing a lubricating protective shield to the ocular surface cells that can become damaged due to Dry Eye. Is also available in a preservative-free formula. Both are safe to use as often as needed." Check with pharmacist 2 B sure. ...Read more

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What to do if I took ciprofloxacin and now feel lots of pain - please help?

What to do if I took ciprofloxacin and now feel lots of pain - please help?

Call doctor asap: You did not say what kind of pain you are having. Is it in the area where your infection is, GI pain, rash. Call the doctor who is treating your infection asap. They can answer your question and tell you what to do now. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Do ciprofloxacin oral treats chamydia?

Not a good choice: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not a good choice for chlamydia. The cdc 2010 treatment guidelines are a great resource and you can direct your doctor there to help select the correct medication for you. Zithromax and Doxycycline are the two most common choices. There are a few others listed as available options. ...Read more

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Can I break a 500mg cipro (ciprofloxacin) in half?

Sure: You can do almost anything. The question is why? Talking to the provider who prescribed a certain dose and dosing regiment is wise before you yourself start altering it..... ...Read more

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I wanted to know is ciprofloxacin going to kill me?

Unlikely: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a strong and effective antibiotic. In the normal prescribed doses it could not kill you if you took the whole bottle. The lethal dose is way beyond that and you would probably vomit involuntarily an excessive dose if you were to take it. ...Read more

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What are some after affects of taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

What are some after affects of taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Lots, but not all pt: Most every drug may cause an allergic reaction with rash, hives, itching, trouble breathing, swelling, etc. This should be treated right away. Other side effects: dizziness, fainting, rapid pulse, sudden joint pain, bruising, swelling, diarrhea, confusion, seizure, yellow skin, dark urine, numbness, nausea, vomiting, sleep problems, blurred vision, and others. ...Read more

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How many days should someone take Ciprofloxacin for E. coli?

How many days should someone take Ciprofloxacin for E. coli?

Five to seven: In urine 5 in colon 7 or longer if symptoms persist I hope this helps and yiu feel better soon. ...Read more

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Scared of taking ciprofloxacin. What are the bad side effects?

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. ...Read more

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What are common after affects of taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) *?

What are common after affects of taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) *?

Lots, but not all pt: Most every drug may cause an allergic reaction with rash, hives, itching, trouble breathing, swelling, etc. This should be treated right away. Other side effects: dizziness, fainting, rapid pulse, sudden joint pain, bruising, swelling, diarrhea, confusion, seizure, yellow skin, dark urine, numbness, nausea, vomiting, sleep problems, blurred vision, and others. ...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

Cipro (Definition)

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