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I have been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) 10% oral suspension for 5 days now. How long should I take this antibiotic? Acute colitis

Ask your doc. You need to ask the prescribing doctor that question. Was your stool cultured before the Cipro (ciprofloxacin) was started? I would be cautious about taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) in this situation. Read more...

Could I be pregnant if I was taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) (antibiotics) and oral contraceptives? *I didn't miss a pill but experiencing slight breakthrough bleeding.

Yes. yes, oral contraceptives are not 100% effective so yes, you could be pregnant. Taking other meds like antibiotics can also decrease effectiveness of oral antibiotics. Read more...
Possibly... Certain antibiotics can significantly reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptive. Check the name of the pill you take ...ask pharmacist to research it for you. Read more...

Took cipro (ciprofloxacin) and now on amoxicillin for kidney infection. Not better no high fever. What is usually next step when 2 oral antibiotics fail?

See answer. Two important things. 1) repeat urinalysis and urine culture to verify that the infection/bacteria is gone. Ideally, a culture was done prior to beginning antibiotic treatment. Cultures identify the specific bacteria and report what antibiotics the bacteria are sensitive to and validate correct diagnosis; 2) obtain a renal ultrasound or preferably a ct scan to rule out abscess, stone, blockage. Read more...

Can I take the antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) if I am in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) in pregnancy. Ciprofloxin is categorized as class c in pregnancy: there are animal studies that show adverse fetal effects but no controlled human studies. An expert review of published data on experiences with Ciprofloxacin use during pregnancy concludes that therapeutic doses during pregnancy are unlikely to pose a substantial teratogenic risk, but cannot say there is no risk. See the fda website. Read more...
Maybe. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a category c medicine in pregnancy. This means adverse fetal effects in animals but no controlled human studies or no human/animal studies done... So, we usually use proven antibiotics with better studies or track record. Bottom line - take them if it's the only possible med that will work (i doubt it) or discuss it again with your doc. It's always smart to double check your medications. Read more...