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Cipro (Definition)

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


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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, 0.3 as base was prescribed to my 10 year old this summer for ear infection (possible swimmers ear). Why are there so many contradictory responses regarding this medicine. I know it depends on the type of ea

Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, 0.3 as base was prescribed to my 10 year old this summer for ear infection (possible swimmers ear). Why are there so many contradictory responses regarding this medicine. I know it depends on the type of ea

Do not use it.: This class of medications is not approved for pediatric patients if safer antibiotics are available. A single oral dose of the fluoroqunalones may disable. Prescribing an ophthalmic preparation for otic (ear) purposes is inappropriate. The best treatment for swimmers ear is acidifying the ear canal to kill off the yeast and restore normal flora, like Domeboro solution, which is OTC. ...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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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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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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Is ciprofloxacin hydrochloride safe for kids to use for their eyes?

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

Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children. It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin sparingly in children because oral has not been well tested in children and studies indicate that oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may lead to joint growth problems as seen in 1 study on doberman puppies. ...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 (ciprofloxacin) & 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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I have bladder infection and take ciprofloxacin hydrochloride, can I do my routine sport?

I have bladder infection and take ciprofloxacin hydrochloride, can I do my routine sport?

Ok: If you feel ok, should be fine. The fluoroquinolones with prolonged therapy can cause tendon issues but short courses shouldn't be an issue. ...Read more

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