Ciprofloxacin (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Ciprofloxacin is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Ciprofloxacin oral liquid and tablets are also used to treat anthrax infection after inhalational exposure. Ciprofloxacin may mask or delay the symptoms of syphilis. It is not effective against syphilis infections.
Ciprofloxacin extended-release tablets are only used to treat urinary tract infections.
Proquin® XR tablets are only used to treat uncomplicated or simple urinary tract infections (acute cystitis).
Ciprofloxacin belongs to the class of drugs known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Powder for Suspension