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Ciprofloxacin (as Hydrochloride) ............  500 mg



Ciprofloxacin is used in the treatment of a wide range infectons including anthrax, biliary tract infections, infected biles and stings, bone and joint infections, brucellosis, cat scratch disease, chancroid, exacerabations of cystic fibrosis, gastrocenteritis, gonorrhea, legionnaire's disease, otitis externa, otitis media, peritonitis, Q fever, lower respitaory tract infections, septicaemia, skin and soft tissue infections, spotted fevers, typhoid and paratyphoid fever, typhus and urinary tract infections. Also used in the prophylaxis of meningococcal meningitis and surgical infection.



All doses to be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals
Usual dose: Adult- 250 to 750 mg (1/2 to 1 1/2 tablets) twice daily depending on the severity and nature of infecton.

Acute exacerabations of cystic fibrosis associated with P. aeruginosa infecton: Adult and children over 5 years - 20 mg per kg body weight twice daily, up to a maximum of 750 mg (1 1/2 tablets) twice daily.

Gonorrhea: Adult - 250 or 500 mg (1/2 to 1 tablet) once daily.

Meningococcal meningitis prophylaxis: Adult - 500mg (1 tablet) once daily.

Surgical infectio prophylaxis: Adult - 750mg (1 1/2 tablets) as singel dose to be given 60 to 90 minutes before the procedure. Or as prescribed by a physician.