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Cifran 500 Tablet

SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD
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Cifran 500 Tablet

SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD
*Estimated Price
37
Add to Cart

About Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in Stomach, urinary tract, skin, throat, genitals, lungs, nose and other body parts as well as to treat some sexually transmitted diseases. It is made from Ciprofloxacin (500mg).

Uses Benefits and uses of Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is generally used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial infections but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Stomach infection
  2. Infection in intestines
  3. Throat infection
  4. Nose infection
  5. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  6. Skin Infection
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Lung Infection (Pneumonia)
  9. Skin Problems
  10. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs)
  11. Ear Infection
  12. Anemia
  13. Infections in genitals (esp. females)
  14. Sinusitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of Cifran 500 Tab as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Cifran 500 Tablet

Apart from the uses of Cifran 500 Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Gas
  3. Bloating
  4. Itching
  5. Allergic Reaction
  6. Irritability
  7. Diarrhea (caused by two antibiotic compounds)
  8. Dryness or even ulcers in mouth
  9. Headache
  10. Constipation
  11. Metallic Taste
  12. Weakened immune system
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few severe (but rare) reactions like nerve damage. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have unexplained itching, rashes or chest pain. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use of Antibiotic.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 Tablet is made from 
  • Ciprofloxacin (500 mg) - It is used to treat bacterial infections in Urinary Tract, ear-nose-throat, female genitalia, lungs, skin, and brain.

Cifran 500 tablet should be taken in prescribed quantity by the doctor or a nutritionist. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.
You can buy Cifran 500 from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and you can use as per the requirement. Please check the expiry of medicine before buying. It is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
How to use Cifran 500 Tablet? It should be taken orally as per the prescribed dosage. Unless you are using chewable medicine, do not crush, break or chew a tablet and swallow it as a whole.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Cifran 500 Tablet

  • How does it work? Ciprofloxacin prevents the growth of bacteria by limiting their reproduction, thus killing them.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Cifran 500, Tablet.
  • Always take the complete course of medicine even if the condition has improved.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Cifran 500, Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Cifran 500, Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Cifran 500, Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Cifran 500 Tablet

Before using Cifran 500, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergic to either Ciprofloxacin or Tinidazole
  • Using blood thinning drugs
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Kidney problems
  • Muscle Weakness
Cifran 500 Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Caffeine
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Cifran 500. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Cifran 500 Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Cifran 500, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to double the dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Cifran 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Cifran 500, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Cifran 500 Tablet be used along with alcohol?
NoConsumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Cifran 500. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness, low blood pressure, and chest pain. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Cifran 500 Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
It is generally not recommended for Lactating mothers because it can cause risk to babies. Please consult a gynaecologist to weigh pros & cons of taking this medication.

5. Can I drive while using Cifran 500 Tablet?
Yes, it is generally considered safe while driving on Cifran 500 tablet. However, if you feel drowsy, tired or unwell in general, please avoid driving.

6. Is using Cifran 500 addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking one dose of expired Cifran 500 Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Cifran 500 help with Common Cold?
No. Cifran 500 will not have any effect for viral infections such as flu, influenza. It will only be effective in case of bacterial infections.

9. Can Cifran 500 help in reducing stomach infection?
Yes, Cifran 500 could be effective in treating stomach infection because antibiotics can counter bacterial infections. It also helped by lactobacillus that helps in treating indigestion and diarrhoea (a side-effect of antibiotics).

10. Is Cifran 500 considered safe to use?
Yes, Cifran 500 is considered safe if taken in prescribed dosage by the doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is good medicine and I use it regularly.
I would recommend Cifran 500 to everyone because it inexpensive and works well.
My doctor suggested me Cifran 500 and so far this antibiotic has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Surender Sharma. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Cifran 500 Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Cifran 500. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Cifran 500. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in Stomach, urinary tract, skin, throat, genitals, lungs, nose and other body parts as well as to treat some sexually transmitted diseases. It is made from Ciprofloxacin (500mg).

Uses Benefits and uses of Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is generally used as an antibiotic to treat bacterial infections but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Stomach infection
  2. Infection in intestines
  3. Throat infection
  4. Nose infection
  5. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  6. Skin Infection
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Lung Infection (Pneumonia)
  9. Skin Problems
  10. Sexually Transmitted Disease (STDs)
  11. Ear Infection
  12. Anemia
  13. Infections in genitals (esp. females)
  14. Sinusitis
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of Cifran 500 Tab as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Cifran 500 Tablet

Apart from the uses of Cifran 500 Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Nausea
  2. Gas
  3. Bloating
  4. Itching
  5. Allergic Reaction
  6. Irritability
  7. Diarrhea (caused by two antibiotic compounds)
  8. Dryness or even ulcers in mouth
  9. Headache
  10. Constipation
  11. Metallic Taste
  12. Weakened immune system
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few severe (but rare) reactions like nerve damage. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have unexplained itching, rashes or chest pain. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use of Antibiotic.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 Tablet is made from 
  • Ciprofloxacin (500 mg) - It is used to treat bacterial infections in Urinary Tract, ear-nose-throat, female genitalia, lungs, skin, and brain.

Cifran 500 tablet should be taken in prescribed quantity by the doctor or a nutritionist. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food.
You can buy Cifran 500 from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and you can use as per the requirement. Please check the expiry of medicine before buying. It is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
How to use Cifran 500 Tablet? It should be taken orally as per the prescribed dosage. Unless you are using chewable medicine, do not crush, break or chew a tablet and swallow it as a whole.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Cifran 500 Tablet

  • How does it work? Ciprofloxacin prevents the growth of bacteria by limiting their reproduction, thus killing them.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Cifran 500, Tablet.
  • Always take the complete course of medicine even if the condition has improved.
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Cifran 500, Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Cifran 500, Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Cifran 500, Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Cifran 500 Tablet

Before using Cifran 500, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Epilepsy
  • Allergic to either Ciprofloxacin or Tinidazole
  • Using blood thinning drugs
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Kidney problems
  • Muscle Weakness
Cifran 500 Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamine (eg. cetirizine)
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Caffeine
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Cifran 500. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Cifran 500 Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Cifran 500, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to double the dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Cifran 500 Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Cifran 500, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Cifran 500 Tablet be used along with alcohol?
NoConsumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Cifran 500. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness, low blood pressure, and chest pain. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Cifran 500 Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
It is generally not recommended for Lactating mothers because it can cause risk to babies. Please consult a gynaecologist to weigh pros & cons of taking this medication.

5. Can I drive while using Cifran 500 Tablet?
Yes, it is generally considered safe while driving on Cifran 500 tablet. However, if you feel drowsy, tired or unwell in general, please avoid driving.

6. Is using Cifran 500 addictive?
Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking one dose of expired Cifran 500 Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Cifran 500 help with Common Cold?
No. Cifran 500 will not have any effect for viral infections such as flu, influenza. It will only be effective in case of bacterial infections.

9. Can Cifran 500 help in reducing stomach infection?
Yes, Cifran 500 could be effective in treating stomach infection because antibiotics can counter bacterial infections. It also helped by lactobacillus that helps in treating indigestion and diarrhoea (a side-effect of antibiotics).

10. Is Cifran 500 considered safe to use?
Yes, Cifran 500 is considered safe if taken in prescribed dosage by the doctor.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Cifran 500 Tablet

Cifran 500 is good medicine and I use it regularly.
I would recommend Cifran 500 to everyone because it inexpensive and works well.
My doctor suggested me Cifran 500 and so far this antibiotic has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Surender Sharma. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Cifran 500 Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Cifran 500. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Cifran 500. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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