About Cipmox 250 mg:-
Cipmox 250 mg is an antifungal drug that works by killing or inhibiting the growth of fungi. It includes Ciprofloxacin, which is FDA approved from the class of quinolones. It has a broad spectrum against many fungal infections, including susceptible strains of Candida, Aspergillus, and other dermatophytes species. Cipmox 250 mg also exhibits antimicrobial action against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria such as Escherichia coli and Salmonella enteritidis. Still, it is less active at inhibiting growth than fungi.
Comox 250 mg is used to treat mild to moderate infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, urinary tract (cystitis), and prostate gland infection. It can also be used for treating anthrax due to its activity against gram-positive bacteria. This antibiotic has bactericidal activity against some common pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus and Haemophilus influenzae.
Product Description:- Cipmox 250 mg is available as pink, round, scored tablets. The tablet’s colour appears pink, orange or salmon (3mg), while the gel contains a bitter taste and is yellowish. The 3mg tablets contain 200-250mg ciprofloxacin, and the 250 mg ones have 500mg each.
Availability:- Cipmox 250 mg is available in the market with a price tag between Rs. 20 to 120 per 100mg tablet depending on its strength.
Recommendation:- Antifungal medicines can have serious side effects, so it is important to follow your doctor’s instructions for Cipmox 250 mg. Like all antibiotic medicines, this one should be taken only when prescribed. You should also reduce chronic alcohol intake or stop smoking if you have any of the following health problems: Diabetes, Allergy to penicillin or other similar antibiotics; Blood coagulation problems; Kidney disease.
As with all antibiotics, Cipmox 250 mg comes with its side effects. The most common we see are:Headache; Nausea; Allergic reaction; Tingling sensation in the hands or feet; Insomnia.
There are more serious side effects which require immediate medical attention. They include Severe allergic reactions to Cipmox 250 mg and its ingredients (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing); Changes in vision or blindness; Skin rash that spreads to other areas of the body. The patient may also experience pain or swelling for any part of the body, such as joints, hands, legs, or neck. Sudden weakness on one side of the body can signify a stroke. Seek medical help immediately if you experience any of these side effects.
Cipmox 250 mg contains Ciprofloxacin (as the sodium salt, USP) 250mg.
How to use:- Cipmox 250 mg is taken as follows:
Adults should take one or two tablets once or twice a day for infections of the upper and lower respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, urinary tract (cystitis), and prostate gland infection. The dose can be taken along with food if it upsets your stomach. Adults should take two tablets every twelve hours for infections like anthrax due to its activity against gram-positive bacteria for at least 60 days unless told otherwise by a doctor.