Brand name: Cipro
Ciprofloxacin (brand name Cipro) is a synthetic chemotherapeutic agent used to treat severe and life threatening bacterial infections. Ciprofloxacin is commonly referred to as a fluoroquinolone (or quinolone) drug and is a member of the fluoroquinolone class of antibacterials. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat infections of the skin, lungs, airways, bones, and joints caused by susceptible bacteria. The FDA approved ciprofloxacin in October 1987.
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What are ciprofloxacin tablets?
CIPROFLOXACIN (Cipro®) is an antibiotic. This drug treats many kinds of infections of the skin, bone, stomach, brain, blood, lungs, ear, and urinary tract. It also treats certain sexually transmitted diseases.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
stomach problems (especially colitis)
an unusual or allergic reaction to ciprofloxacin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I take this medicine?
Take tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow ciprofloxacin tablets whole with a full glass of water. Although this medicine can be taken with meals, it is best to take ciprofloxacin on an empty stomach. One hour before or two hours after meals is the preferred time. Do not take with magnesium/aluminum antacids, sucralfate, Videx® (didanosine) chewable/buffered tablets or pediatric powder, or with other products containing calcium, iron or zinc. Ciprofloxacin may be taken two hours before or six hours after taking these products. Ciprofloxacin should not be taken with dairy products (such as milk or yogurt) or calcium-fortified juices alone; however, ciprofloxacin may be taken with a meal that contains these products. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop taking except on your prescriber's advice.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses. This medication should be taken at regular intervals.
What drug(s) may interact with ciprofloxacin?
citric acid; potassium citrate; sodium citrate products
medicines for diabetes
multivitamins containing calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, or zinc
NSAIDs such as Advil®, Aleve®, ibuprofen, Motrin®, naproxen
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from taking ciprofloxacin?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
increased sensitivity to the sun or ultraviolet light
irregular heartbeat, palpitations or chest pain
joint, muscle or tendon pain
nervousness, excitability, restlessness
reduced amount of urine
severe or watery diarrhea
skin rash, itching
swelling of the face or neck
unusual pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
What should I watch for while taking ciprofloxacin?
Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 to 3 days.
If you get severe or watery diarrhea, do not treat yourself. Call your prescriber or health care professional for advice.
Make sure you stay well hydrated while taking ciprofloxacin. Drink several glasses of water a day. This helps to prevent crystals of the drug from developing in your urine.
Cut down on drinks that contain caffeine. Ciprofloxacin can increase the stimulant effects of caffeine and cause heart, breathing and other problems.
Keep out of the sun, or wear protective clothing outdoors and use a sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or sun tanning beds or booths.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how ciprofloxacin affects you. To reduce the risk of dizzy or fainting spells, do not sit or stand up quickly, especially if you are an older patient.
Antacids can make ciprofloxacin ineffective. If you get an upset stomach and want to take an antacid, make sure there is an interval of at least 2 hours since you last took ciprofloxacin, or 6 hours before your next dose. Iron and zinc preparations can also make ciprofloxacin ineffective. Do not take multivitamins at the same time you take your ciprofloxacin tablets.
If you notice pain or swelling of a tendon or around a joint, stop taking ciprofloxacin. Call your healthcare provider. Rest the affected area. Do not exercise or take ciprofloxacin until your healthcare provider tells you to do so.
If you notice pain, burning, tingling, numbness and/or weakness, discontinue ciprofloxacin and call your healthcare professional immediately.
Stop taking ciprofloxacin if you develop a skin rash or other allergic reaction. Call your healthcare provider immediately.
If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking ciprofloxacin.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature below 30 degrees C (86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
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What is a generic medication?
Wikipedia gives the following definition: “Generic drug (pl. generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug which is produced and distributed without a brand name. A generic must contain the same active ingredients as the original formulation. In most cases, it is considered bioequivalent to the brand name counterpart with respect to pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties. By extension, therefore, generics are assumed to be identical in dose, strength, route of administration, safety, efficacy, and intended use. Mind that the pills you will receive from us differ in appearance from the brand name ones. The looks of medications as well as brand names are the intellectual property of the brand manufacturer. Thus to avoid any accusation of copyright infringement we have to change the shape and the color of the generic pills as well as use the name of the active ingredient (generic name) instead of the brand name for printing on pills. Please be aware that the generic pills differ in appearance from the brand name medications. Our pills are round shaped and blister packed (10 pills per each blister). The name of the active ingredient as well as the weight are specified on the pill itself.
Why are generic pills cheaper than the brand name ones?
The principal reason for the reduced price of generic medicines is that the creation of the generic drug runs up less cost and therefore a lower price can be offered and still maintain profitability.
Manufacturers of generic drugs are mainly able to avoid the following three costs that brand name pharmaceutical companies incur: (1) costs associated with the research and development of the drug; (2) costs associated obtaining regulatory approval (i.e. proving safety and efficacy of a drug); and (3) marketing costs.
First, Generic manufacturers do not incur the cost of drug discovery and instead reverse-engineer existing brand name drugs to allow them to manufacture bioequivalent versions.
Second, generic manufacturers do not bear the burden of proving the safety and efficacy of the drugs through clinical trials - rather, generic manufacturers must prove the generic drug’s bioequivalancy to the existing drug.
Third, these companies receive the large benefit of the marketing and advertising that goes into pushing the innovator drug. The brand name drug has to prove itself in the eyes of the consumer, generic ones do not. The drugs that generic manufacturers are selling have been on the market for usually a decade or more and do not need additional advertising. For the same reason, generic manufacturers also do not give away sample doses to promote their products. The significant research, development and marketing costs incurred by the large pharmaceutical companies in introducing a new drug to the market is often cited as the reason for the high cost of new agents - they wish to recover these costs before the patent expires. Generic manufacturers do not incur these costs, with bioequivalence testing and manufacturing costing relatively little, and are able to charge significantly less than the brand. Buy discount Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) online. Order cheap generic Cipro (Ciprofloxacin) . Purchase Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) - low cost and price, but high quality.
Do you require a prescription?
However we would strongly recommend you to consult your doctor before taking a medication. You may have some diseases contra-indicated for taking certain kinds of medicines and your doctor will advise you what you can or cannot take.
Do you guarantee the quality of pills?
High quality of the medications we offer is the subject of our primary concern. The logic is very simple: the better the quality of goods is, the more customers we have. Thus we are very attentive and selective in the choice of the supplier, the quality of goods is thoroughly tested and the documentation is closely checked.
How do you ship orders? Will I have to sign for the package?
If sent by the standard unregistered mail the order will come in a plain envelope without any reference to content. The envelope will be left in your mail box. There is no need to sign for it. If sent by a courier, the recipient needs to sign for the package. All orders are shipped in discreet packaging. There is no mention on the outside of the package as to what is contained inside. Furthermore, your name or any other personal information will never be given or sold to any other company. Your privacy is our utmost concern.
Will my order be delivered in one package or you will divide it in case the order is large?
If an order includes 90 pills (or more) or if there are different types of medications in one order we will have to send the pills separately. Thus the delivery will take longer than 3 weeks since the packages are sent with the interval of approximately 7 days one by one. This is done to secure the delivery.
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