Ciplox 500 MG Tablet is an antibiotic that is a member of the quinolone family of medicines. It is effective in treating infections that are caused by bacteria. Ciplox 500 MG Tablet is used to treat patients with bacterial infections such as pneumonia, anthrax, syphilis, gonorrhea, bronchitis, gastroenteritis and plague.
This antibiotic is also used to fight against infections of the throat, skin, ears, nose, sinus, bones, respiratory system and urinary tract. Ciplox 500 MG Tablet inhibits the regular synthesis of bacterial DNA, obstructing the process of their cell division. Therefore, it destroys the existing bacteria that are causing the infection, and it inhibits the growth of new bacteria.
Ciplox 500 MG Tablet is an anti-biotic, which is a member of the fluoroquinolone family. It helps fight against infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat severe bacterial infections including pneumonia, respiratory or urinary tract infections, gonorrhoea, anthrax, gastroenteritis as well as infections of the sinus, bones, skin and joints. It is also effective in treating septicemic plague.
Ciplox 500 MG Tablet works by destroying the existing bacteria, that cause infection, from within the body and preventing the growth of new bacteria. The regular synthesis of DNA requires the presence of enzymes of bacterial DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV.
Ciplox 500 MG Tablet inhibits the activity of DNA gyrase, thus preventing DNA relaxation, encouraging the damage of double-stranded DNA and inhibiting the cell division of bacteria. In this way, Ciplox 500 MG Tablet is efficient in fighting against bacterial infections within the body.
It is important to read the label of this medicine and follow the exact guidelines of the doctor’s prescription. Do not take an extra pill to make up for a missed dose, if you forget to take a dose. Instead, just continue with the next dose.
If you are allergic to Ciplox 500 MG Tablet, you will experience rashes, hives, breathing problems, swelling of the throat, tongue, face or limbs and itchiness. If you notice these symptoms, it is advisable to stop taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor.
In some cases, patients having certain disorders, who take this antibiotic, are more susceptible to its side effects. Therefore, before starting a prescription of this medicine, you should consult the doctor if you are allergic to Ciplox 500 MG Tablet, blood disorders, conditions of the heart and low levels of magnesium in the blood.
Children and pregnant women should exercise caution before taking this medication. Although this antibiotic does treat infections, it does not treat infections like influenza, cold and viral infections.
Symptoms of overdose include acute renal failure, seizures. GI decontamination and supportive care; not removed by peritoneal or hemodialysis.
The most common use of this medication is
Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
Urinary Tract Infection
This medication causes side effects such as
Increased Liver Enzymes
Acute Renal Failure
Are there any missed dose instructions?
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it’s already time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.
The tablet belongs to the class fluoroquinolones. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial DNA gyrase enzyme, which is essential for DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination. This leads to expansion and destabilization of the bacterial DNA and causes cell death.