Ciprodar review

Ciprodar is used to treat an array of bacteria and produces less potential side effects compared to others in its class. Ciprodar is the generic name of the antibiotic that is available by the brand names Cipro, Ciprobay and Ciproxin. It is a fluoroquinolone that acts as a bacteriocidal. Usually, bacteria in the human body are eliminated and the growth and spread is stopped through inhibitive actions. Ciprodar is used against a variety of bacterial infections including some urinary tract infections and in the treatment and prevention of anthrax.

Ciprodar is effective against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria and acts on enzymes to prevent bacterial cell division. Some of the bacteria that it fights are enterobacteriaceae, brucella, neisseria, campylobacter, vibrio, mycobacterium intracellulare, legionella sp., pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, streptococcus pneumoniae and Chlamydia. However, this medicament is not as effective against bacteroides, entercoccus faecium, streptococcus pyogenes and ureaplasma urealyticum.

Side effects are low in severity and frequency and usually mild to moderate. Mild to moderate side effects include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, indigestion, headache, diarrhoea, nervousness, mood condition, irritability, nightmares, insomnia, feelings of distrust, vaginal itching or discharge. These should be reported to your physician. Serious side effects should immediately be reported to your physician and patients should stop taking Ciprodar. Symptoms of serious side effects 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.

Patients with hypersensitivity to quinolones and fluoroquinolones should be cautious when taking this medicament. Ciprodar may interact negatively with tizanidine, anticoagulants, acetazolamide, anti-diarrhoeals, methotrexate and anti-inflammatory medicaments. Patients should tell their physician if they are taking any herbal medicaments or nutritional supplements prior to taking this medicament. Operating machinery and driving are discouraged until the effects of this medicament are fully realized by the patient. The medicament increases skin sensitivity to ultraviolet light and sunlight but sunburns are not normal and should be reported to your physician.

Ciprodar works by binding to the DNA gyrase enzyme, which is a type II topoisomerase and important in separating replicated DNA. The binding action causes double-stranded breaks in the chromosome of the bacteria, stopping cell division. The medicament also acts on any existing bacteria by killing them.

In a study, 24 women ages 22 to 32 suffering from urinary tract infections were given 500 mg of Ciprodar twice daily in the form of oral tablets. After 1 week, half of the participants were free from symptoms and by the end of the second week, all participants were fully healed. Only 3 participants reported mild side effects.

Ciprodar is a nonprescription medicament and can be bought at pharmacies and drug stores. Check the expiration date, manufacturer and location to ensure the validity of the product. When buying any medicament over the internet, be sure that the source is valid by checking the address and asking for verification.

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

Ciprodar has the following structural formula:

Chemical structure of ciprodar

• Molecular formula of ciprodar 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
Ciprodar 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, Baycip, Bernoflox, Ciflox, Cifloxin, Ciloxan, Ciprinol, Cipro, Ciprobay, Ciprocinol, Ciprodex, Ciprofloxacina, Cipromycin, Ciproquinol, Ciproxan, Ciproxin, Flociprin, Floxin, Ocuflox, Ofloxacin, Septicide, Velomonit

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