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What is the difference between levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin?

What is the difference between levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin?

Ciprofloxacin: Both are Fluoroquinolone antibiotics. They have a little different Spectrum of activity. For head to head comparison see: http://www. Emedexpert. Com/compare-meds/ciprofloxacin-vs-levofloxacin. Shtml ...Read more

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Dear sir, what is difference between agumentin and ciprofloxacin, that's why both of them is antibiotic?

Dear sir, what is difference between agumentin and ciprofloxacin, that's why both of them is antibiotic?

Different targets: Yes, they are both antibiotics but they act on different types of bacteria. There are many types of bacteria and require different mechanisms to kill or stunt their reproduction. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is used more for gram negatives and Augmentin is used for gram positives and anaerobes mostly. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the difference between levofloxacin or ciprofloxacin?

Can any doc tell me what's the difference between levofloxacin or ciprofloxacin?

Ciprofloxacin: Both are Fluoroquinolone antibiotics. They have a little different Spectrum of activity. For head to head comparison see: http://www. Emedexpert. Com/compare-meds/ciprofloxacin-vs-levofloxacin. Shtml ...Read more

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Is there a difference with ciprofloxacin from the uk and from the US as I'm allergic to the one from the US?

Is there a difference with ciprofloxacin from the uk and from the US as I'm allergic to the one from the US?

No: You will be allergic to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) regardless where it comes from unless it happens to be a fake one. ...Read more

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Kidney infection for over a week, allergic to erythromycin, tried cipro (ciprofloxacin) but resistant, on augmentin now and not seeing any difference, feeling nauseous?

Kidney infection for over a week, allergic to erythromycin, tried cipro (ciprofloxacin) but resistant, on augmentin now and not seeing any difference, feeling nauseous?

Lots of questions: At 40, have you had kidney infections before? Do you now have fever, chills, bleeding? Have you had stones? Are you pregnant? If you have a true "kidney" infection and not a "bladder" infection then further evaluation would be helpful. Sounds like you need a Urologist if you don't have one. Or if so, another visit And most likely cat scan etc. The urine culture should Also be helpful. ...Read more

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Am drnking ciprofloxacin 500mg I cut in half b/c I can't swalow big pills so I chew is it ok?

Am drnking ciprofloxacin 500mg I cut in half b/c I can't swalow big pills so I chew is it ok?

Fine: There shouldn't be any problem so long as you're taking the whole dose. Pills are usually ok to crush or chew. However, you don't want to open capsules which are designated as 'extended release' since this ruins the effect. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ciprofloxacin?

Antibiotic: It is used to treat many different types of infections. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Temporary: It may help temporarily. Solution is to see DDS for cure. ...Read more

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How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Very safe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a commonly used antibiotic that treats a variety of bacterial infections. It is generally well tolerated. The side effect it is known for is inflammation and weakening of tendons, with tendon rupture very occasionally occurring after prolonged or high dosages.
It is good to take antibiotics only when they are needed and known to be effective! ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin ok for pre-teens?

Is ciprofloxacin ok for pre-teens?

For ears? Yes: 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 ciprofloxacin be used to treat trich?

Nope: Ciprofloxacin is ineffective against trichomonas; in fact, cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended for any STD. The only generally available effective treatments for trich are metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) and tinidazole (Tindamax®). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

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 is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used to treat?

UTI and diarrhea: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cover a multiple number of bacteria. However, it is mostly used for urinary tract infections (UTI) and intestinal infections. Again, it is used for other infections as well, but less commonly. ...Read more

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What foods/to avoid while taking ciprofloxacin hcl?

See below: Most foods are ok. Nutritiional supplements, any aluminum, magnesium or calcium containing antacids, sucralfate, iron and zinc containing vitamins will significantly decrease the absorption of quinolones like cipro (ciprofloxacin). ...Read more

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If I tolerated levaquin, (levofloxacin) will I tolerate ciproflaxin?

Antibiotics: The two medications mentioned are from two very different "families" of antibiotics. I would ask the M.D. Or a pharmacist to determine which medication works best for the infection you have, and how much you should be taking. ...Read more

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What happens if u have taken ciprofloxacin with out knowing u are pregenant?

Ciprofloxacin: Ciprofloxacin is not recommended during pregnancy, so notify your doctor immediately and stop taking the medication until you talk to your doctor. Many times nothing happens, but if there is another option for you it is wise to change. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin good for bladder infectons?

Is ciprofloxacin good for bladder infectons?

Sometimes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is one antibiotic used to treat bladder infections. It is a broad spectrum potent antibiotic. Often we choose Macrodantin or Bactrim (sulfa) to treat first. If we always choose the "strongest" antibiotic first eventually bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotic, then even the stronger antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) won't work well. ...Read more

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Is there penicillin in cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

No: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) does not contain penicillin and does not cross-react with penicillin in those with penicillin allergy. ...Read more

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How effective is ciprofloxacin as an antibiotic?

How effective is ciprofloxacin as an antibiotic?

Yes: Depending on the bacteria causing the infection and the location of the infection. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take ciprofloxacin while pregnant?

No: Safety in pregnancy has not been estaablished for any of the quinolones including ciprofloxacin. That being said, studies of babies born to mothers exposed to Cipro during the first trimester showed no increase in teratogenic risks. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin and amoxicillin be taken simultaneously?

Yes: Several antibiotics can be used together but you should make sure your doctor is aware especially if one is from the dentist and one is from your pcp.. I always recommend a probiotic to protect the gut when taking any antibiotic. ...Read more

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Alergic to cipro, (ciprofloxacin) what alternatives for prostatits?

Ask urologist: Many antibiotics can be used, you should ask your doctor what he prefers. Keflex is one such antibiotic that comes to mind. ...Read more

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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and rashes?

Yes?: Any drug, including ciprofloxacin, can cause allergic eruptions. ...Read more

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Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) a stong antibiotic?

Is cipro (ciprofloxacin) a stong antibiotic?

Strong?: Antibiotics are neither week or strong. They are either narrow spectrum (only good to kill a few germs) or broad spectrum (kills a lot of types of germs). Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a intermediate to broad in its spectrum, yet it does not kill all germs that cause infections. ...Read more