About Ciplox: Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) is a medicine prescribed to HIV individuals which are used to treat infections that they may be exposed to. The medicine works as an antibiotic and in some cases may be used to prevent individuals from contracting anthrax bacteria. This drug works basically by stopping the growth of bacteria, and it would not work in treating virus infections such as flu or the common cold.
How to use Ciplox
The patient information leaflet that comes with the tablets should give you enough information on how to start using the medicine. If you have any questions, you can seek for clarifications from your physician. Do not start using the medicine unless it has been prescribed to you by your doctor. Take these tablets orally, either with or without food or otherwise as directed by your doctor. Normally, the tablets are taken twice a day with a regular pattern so take the tablets once in the morning and once in the evening. Do not take two doses at the same time as this would be an overdose. Swallow the tablets whole. Other than having a bitter taste, the tablets may not be as effective when crushed, chewed or split. Unless instructed otherwise by your physician, take plenty of water or other fluids when using this medicine in your treatment. If you are using other products that may bind the medicine, do not take your dose any earlier than 2-6 hours.
Do not use another person’s prescription of Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride). This is because each prescription is unique to an individual. The prescriptions differ depending on the condition being treated. For a bacillus anthrax therapy, the typical dosage for an adult is 500mg of the medicine to be taken twice each day for 60days or as long as the physician instructs. To remember the doses, it is encouraged that you take each dose at its own specific time then you separate the doses with 12 hours.
Ciplox Side Effects
You may experience these common side effects when using Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride) for treating bacterial infections; diarrhea, nausea or even vomiting, headaches, lack of sleep and drowsiness. These should however not cause alarm as they won’t take long before fading. If they persist or worsen, do not hesitate to consult your doctor. Call your doctor also when you notice any of these severe side effects; seizures, bruising, change in moods, irregular heartbeats, change in the color of your urine or experienced difficulties in swallowing or breathing. These may not be all side effects you can experience when using this medicine, consult your doctor for more details on the same.
Persons suffering from allergic reactions to any of the ingredients in this medicine should not start on medication without approval from their physicians. Some symptoms which are associated with allergic reactions include chest tightness, skin rashes, and hives, swelling of body parts and difficulties in swallowing or breathing. This medicine may not be suitable for all patients, and you should talk to your doctor about your pregnancy, breastfeeding, plans to conceive, and are using other medications including prescriptions, non-prescriptions, herbal and supplements.