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Cipro (Definition)

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


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Can you use adult ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 3.5mg 0.3% as base safely on an 18 month old? If so, how many drops in eye per day?

Can you use adult ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution 3.5mg 0.3% as base safely on an 18 month old? If so, how many drops in eye per day?

Drops are ok: Ciprodex systemically can cause some bone growth problems. Another antibiotic that is perhaps without these possible side effects is polytrim. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin hydrochloride safe for kids to use for their eyes?

Is ciprofloxacin hydrochloride safe for kids to use for their eyes?

Yes: Ciprofloxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children. It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use oral Ciprofloxacin sparingly in children because oral has not been well tested in children and studies indicate that oral Cipro may lead to joint growth problems as seen in 1 study on doberman puppies. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use expired ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic?

Doubtful: Expiration dates are labeled to assure potentcy ; efficacy of medications. They are there for a reason. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride hydrate?

What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride hydrate?

Ciprofloxacin: There are many possible side effects. See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/ciprofloxacin-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Doc prescribed Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride for an infection, reading possible side effects. How is this helping me, seems it could cause more issues?

Doc prescribed Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride for an infection, reading possible side effects.
How is this helping me, seems it could cause more issues?

Ask for alternative: Few doctors understand how commonly Cipro & related drugs cause serious side effects. While most folks do OK with them, a surprisingly high percentage experience debilitating long term toxicity. Thus, I only prescribe them for serious infections when there are no other antibioitcs that would help. Almost always there are safer choices.Ask your doc for a diff. med. See https://tinyurl.com/mzt7798 ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin hydrochloride safe for kids to use for their eyes?

Yes: Ciprofloxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children. It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use oral Ciprofloxacin sparingly in children because oral has not been well tested in children and studies indicate that oral Cipro may lead to joint growth problems as seen in 1 study on doberman puppies. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops be used for cats?

Can ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops be used for cats?

Ask your vet: Possibly, but it definitely makes a difference what you are trying to treat. ...Read more

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