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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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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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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?

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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Ciprofloxacin and occasional xanex. Are these okay drug interactions? Thanks

Ciprofloxacin and occasional xanex. Are these okay drug interactions?  Thanks

Should be ok: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can raise the level of xanax in your body due to the way they are metabolized. When you do take a xanax you may not need the full dose. Other than that, there are no other issues between the two medications. ...Read more

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Could you have a bad drug interaction between Diamox (acetazolamide) and ciprofloxacin?

Could you have a bad drug interaction between Diamox (acetazolamide) and ciprofloxacin?

I was unable to find: Any drug interactions between Ciprofloxacin ; Diamox (acetazolamide) but please be aware of issues related to taking Ciprofloxacin with dairy. ...Read more

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What is the name of the drug that is a combination of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and amoxicillin?

What is the name of the drug that is a combination of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and amoxicillin?

Odd combo: This seems to be an odd combination of two fairly powerful antibiotics. I know of no one who makes this and if they did I would steer clear of it unless informed by/prescribed by an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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What is the medicine ciprofloxacin? I'm having discharge it look like clear cold and im not burning are itching

What is the medicine ciprofloxacin? I'm having discharge it look like clear cold and im not burning are itching

Antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin is a type of antibiotic called the flouroquinalones. Has been used for utis. What is your question.? ...Read more

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I got a prescription for ciprofloxacin 5 days ago and I don't have any apparent side effect. Is all the horror story online true? Is it a safe drug?

Yes: I am not sure to what information on side effects you are referring. There has been press regarding ligament rupture. All drugs have potential risks and the risks need to be compared to the benefits. I believe it is a good medicine and the benefits greatly outweigh the risks when used for the right indications and length of time. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with UTI months ago, took the medicine Fluconzole 150mg, ciprofloxacin 250mg & SMZ/TMP DS 800-160 nothing worked what could this be?

I was diagnosed with UTI months ago, took the medicine Fluconzole 150mg, ciprofloxacin 250mg & SMZ/TMP DS 800-160 nothing worked what could this be?

? UTI: You may have a resistant organism, you may have become re- infected after being cured, or you may have something completely different. It is probably time to see a more advanced practitioner who can review your care. A urologist might be considered. ...Read more

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I'm taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and im having fast heartbeat and anxiety I took my last pill today how long before the medicine wears off cus I'm very anxious.

I'm taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and im having fast heartbeat and anxiety I took my last pill today how long before the medicine wears off cus I'm very anxious.

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): I'm not a physician, but odd side effects can sometimes occur even with antibiotics and it is good to tell your doctor. Adverse events are supposed to be reported to the FDA, and you can file an event report. I had the sensation of smelling cigarette smoke 24 hours a day during 2 separate Cipro (ciprofloxacin) treatments. Wasn't listed in the PDR, but it was absolutely real, like an ABAB science design-it went aw ...Read more

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Is it actually true that ciprofloxacin will help pass a urine drug test?

Don't know: Which drug you are hoping to mask on a drug screening test — but the answer would be no. ...Read more

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Can I take any over-the-counter medicine for pain while I'm taking ciprofloxacin? Thanks in advance.

Which one?: Using ciprofloxacin with aspirin can ^ effects of ciprofloxacin (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=243-0,672-0). It should be fine with Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What is quinolone antibiotics? Is that in the cipro (ciprofloxacin) family of drugs?

What is quinolone antibiotics? Is that in the cipro (ciprofloxacin) family of drugs?

Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a quinolone, so are Avelox and Levaquin. This family of antibiotics stops bacteria from replicating and so stops infection. ...Read more

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I have gastroenteritis on the road. I have an old prescription for ciprofloxacin. Should I take expired medicine?

I have gastroenteritis on the road. I have an old prescription for ciprofloxacin. Should I take expired medicine?

Don't treat yourself: Most gastroenteritis is viral and won't get better with antibiotics. Some forms of gastroenteritis can actually get worse with antibiotics. I don't recommend treating yourself with ciprofloxacin, expired or otherwise. ...Read more

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I can't get antibiotics in the USA I took cipro (ciprofloxacin) in peru (my country) and I go back on the 28 of august is there any alternative medicine until returnin?

I can't get antibiotics in the USA I took cipro (ciprofloxacin) in peru (my country) and I go back on the 28 of august is there any alternative medicine until returnin?

What is the problem?: What infection you trying to treat? Cipro (ciprofloxacin) id broad spectrum Antibiotics. Should NOT be taken unless severe BACTERIAL infection. If antibiotics taken for other reason- its very harmful! Lowers immunity, creates resistance... Recommend Doctors exam & virtual consult to get correct treatment and help! Abrazo! ...Read more

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Parkinson's medicine and cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cause. Urine infection and after that pain?

Clarification needed: Meds or combinations do not cause urinary infections. Aside from stomach-related pains from meds, they should not "cause" pain either. Something is wrong, you should contact your prescribing dr for advice and clarification. ...Read more

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I took pyridium, (phenazopyridine) and afterwards took ciprofloxacin . Will the two drugs combined harm me.?

No: Pyridium is a urinary anesthetic, which simply helps with the burning pain of uti. The Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is an antibiotic — much more important since it treats the cause of the infection, and not just symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take medicine (ciprofloxacin hcl) to treat an uti while trying to conceive or will it lower my chances?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Is a fluoroquinolone: you can take it while trying to get pregnant, but must not take it if already pregnant. Good wishes. ...Read more

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On antibiotics Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice a day for 10 days to treat prostatitis. Will this medicine cover STDs, if there is any?

On antibiotics Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice a day for 10 days to treat prostatitis. Will this medicine cover STDs, if there is any?

Not reliable: Ciprofloxacin is not recommended for any STD. It would often cover gonorrhea, but not always. It is ineffective against chlamydia. Also, ineffective against syphilis, and no antibiotic works for herpes -- but these don't cause prostatitis-like symptoms. ...Read more

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Will 500mg cipro (ciprofloxacin) POBID for ten days cause brain fog at all or damage? Read online these drugs can cause these side effects and concentrate in brain.

And a good thing too: Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is useful in treating bacterial meningitis because it penetrates into the brain THROUGH INFLAMED MENINGES. Are your meninges inflamed? (Don't worry, they aren't.) You've unfortunately neglected to mention why you're taking the Cipro (ciprofloxacin). Without more information, I can't give you any more speculation about the systemic effects of the drug. Moral: What you think you know can mislead you. ...Read more

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How common are serious side effects with the drug Bactrim? Is this drug safer than Cipro (ciprofloxacin)? I'm taking it for a prostate infection.

Prostate infection: Assuming your doc didn't have lab data demonstrating bacteria & antibiotic resistance (commonly referred to as culture & sensitivity), Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is better than Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole at getting into the prostate. All quinolones like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) carry a Black Box warning against tendonitis & tendon rupture, which while rare, is more common in elderly patients. Check out www.drugs.com for info ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

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