Cipro is a modern antibiotic, which belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
This antibiotic drug has its own characteristics. Its action is quite fast, compared with similar drugs. The accumulation of ciprofloxacin in the body occurs rapidly, after which it is present in fluids and tissues in the desired concentration.
This antibiotic is effective against bacteria that are resistant to the main antibiotic means, at the same time, bacterial enzymes do not have damaging effects. The drug has no adverse effects on the gastrointestinal tract, does not possess toxicity.
If the disease was treated with Cipro, there would be a strong effect at the end of treatment. This means that for a long time after the treatment course with Cipro the development of certain microorganisms will be impossible.
This antibiotic has a very broad scope and is prescribed for many diseases. It is especially recommended when the disease is due caused by the presence of Staphylococcus aureus, in case of detection of intracellular bacteria, pseudomonas aeruginosa.
The drug can be used as an independent therapeutic agent and in combination therapy, when the other antibiotics are prescribed. All the above is just some of the advantages of this drug, when compared with other medicines of similar effect. There is a huge list of diseases which can be treated by Cipro.
The release form of the antibiotic is different. These are pills, eye drops, ointments, and solutions for injection.
Patients should know that even with the uniqueness and wide distribution, the antibiotic can be used only when prescribed.
A contraindications to taking Cipro are pregnancy and lactation, this antibiotic cannot be taken in childhood and adolescence, when there is active growth. Also the list includes genetic metabolic diseases, viral keratitis. When a doctor prescribes Cipro, he should find out whether a patient has reactions to medications belonging to the group of quinolones.
About ten percent of patients treated with this drug had side effects, but for many people it was advisable to continue treatment and only a third part was forced to abandon the antibiotic. The fact is that Cipro is a systemic drug, and its action may affect the condition of the patient’s body systems. As a rule, these are the nervous, musculoskeletal, digestive, urinary systems. If there is overdose, first of all you should remove excess drug, washing the stomach and support the function of vital systems. The patient takes plenty of fluids, reaction of urine is kept under control, it is necessary that it should be sour.