Baycip review

Baycip has been very useful in the treatment of an array of bacteria. In addition, it renders less potential side effects compared to others in its class.

Baycip is the generic name of the antibiotic that also comes in brand names such as Cipro, Ciprobay and Ciproxin. It is in the group of medicaments called fluoroquinolones which act as bacteriocidals. Generally, bacteria in the human body are eliminated and the growth and spread is stopped through inhibitive actions. Baycip is useful against a variety of bacterial infections including some urinary tract infections as well as the treatment and prevention of anthrax.

Baycip is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. It directly acts on enzymes to prevent bacterial cell division. Included in the array of bacteria that it fights are enterobacteriaceae, brucella, neisseria, campylobacter, vibrio, mycobacterium intracellulare, legionella sp., pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, streptococcus inflammatory illness of the lunge and Chlamydia. However, it is not as effective in fighting bacteroides, entercoccus faecium, streptococcus pyogenes and ureaplasma urealyticum.

Baycip can cause several side effects but incidences are mostly safe and manageable. Compared to other fluoroquinolones, severity and frequency is low and usually mild to moderate. Mild to moderate side effects that should be reported to your doctor include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, headache, diarrhea, nervousness, anxiety, irritability, nightmares, insomnia, feelings of distrust, vaginal itching or discharge. Serious side effects should immediately be reported to your doctor and patients should stop taking Baycip. Symptoms include rashes, hives, joint and muscle pain, fainting, arrhythmia, hoarseness of voice, tingling sensation, easily fatigued, loss of appetite, fever, hallucination, depression, double vision, seizure, suicidal ideations and loss of sensitivity to touch.

Individuals with known hypersensitivity to quinolones and fluoroquinolones should be cautious about taking the medicament. Baycip may interact with tizanidine, anticoagulants, acetazolamide, anti-diarrheals, methotrexate and anti-inflammatory medicaments. Patients should consult their physician first if they are taking any herbal medicaments or nutritional supplements. Operating machinery or driving is discouraged until the effects are fully realized. The medicament can also increase skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light and sunlight but sunburns are not normal and should be reported.

Baycip's mode of action is to block bacterial DNA proliferation and spread by binding to the DNA gyrase enzyme. This enzyme is a type II topoisomerase and important in separating replicated DNA. The binding action will cause double-stranded breaks in the chromosome of the bacteria, which stops cell division. The medicament also directly acts on any existing bacteria, killing them immediately.

24 women ages 22 to 32 suffering from urinary tract infections were given 500 mg of Baycip twice daily in the form of oral tablets. After 1 week, half of the women were completely free from symptoms and by the end of the second week, all women were fully healed. Only 3 of the women reported mild side effects while the others did not experience any adverse reactions.

Baycip is a nonprescription medicament and can be bought at pharmacies and doctor's clinics. Be sure to check the expiration date, manufacturer and location. When buying over the internet, be sure that the source exists by checking the address and asking for verification.

Baycip should be taken according to the recommended dose. Never double the dose if one is missed. Each dose should be taken with a full glass of water and pills should be swallowed whole, not crushed or chewed. Patients are discouraged from taking dairy products. The medicament should be stored at room temperature and kept out of children's reach constantly.

Baycip has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of baycip

• Molecular formula of baycip is C17H18FN3O3
• Chemical IUPAC Name is 1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-7-piperazin-1-yl-quinoline-3-carboxylic acid
• Molecular weight is 331.342 g/mol
Baycip available : 0.3% solution 10ml bottle, 0.3% solution 2.5ml bottle, 0.3% solution 5ml bottle, 250mg tablets, 500mg tablets, 750mg tablets

Generic name: Ciprofloxacin

Brand name(s): Bacquinor, Bernoflox, Ciflox, Cifloxin, Ciloxan, Ciprinol, Cipro, Ciprobay, Ciprocinol, Ciprodar, Ciprodex, Ciprofloxacina, Cipromycin, Ciproquinol, Ciproxan, Ciproxin, Flociprin, Floxin, Ocuflox, Ofloxacin, Septicide, Velomonit

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