Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic that comes under a class of drugs known as fluoroquinolones. It helps in fighting bacteria in one’s body. This drug is used for the treatment of various types of bacterial infections. It is also used for the treatment of individuals exposed to anthrax. You can easily buy ciprofloxacin online.
Generally, the ciprofloxacin is taken every twelve hours. One needs to follow all instructions that are written on the prescription label. One must not take this drug longer than it is prescribed by the doctor, nor alter the amount of medicine that needs to be taken.
One must take ciprofloxacin with a glass of water. While taking this drug, extra amounts of fluids should be consumed. It can be consumed with or without food. Dairy products like yogurt or milk or calcium-fortified juice should not be taken with this medicine. These can be taken as a part of a regular diet, but must not be used alone while taking ciprofloxacin. An important reason for this is that the dairy products make it less effective.
One must not break, chew or crush the tablet, but swallow it fully. Ciprofloxacin must not be shared with any other person even if they are suffering from symptoms similar to those of one taking it.
One must not take this drug if he or she is allergic to ciprofloxacin or if he or she is taking tizanidine. It must not be taken if one is allergic to levofloxacin, ofloxacin, and other fluoroquinolones.
This medicine may not be used by ones suffering from muscle disorders. One must tell the doctor if he or she has a history of myasthenia gravis. Before buying ciprofloxacin, the doctor should know whether the patient is suffering from any of the following:
- Hypokalemia or low potassium level in blood
- History of brain tumor or head injury
- Kidney disease
- Muscle disorder
- A family history of Long QT syndrome
This medicine may cause tearing or swelling of a tendon. This may either happen during the duration of treatment or up to many months after one stops taking this drug. This problem occurs mostly to people who are over 60 years of age, or those who have had a lung, heart or kidney transplant. People on steroids can also suffer from a swollen tendon while on this drug.
Before buying ciprofloxacin online, you need to be aware about the side effects this medicine may cause. Less common side effects include sneezing, stuffy nose and runny nose. More common ones include diarrhea and arthralgia.
There are certain side effects, which occur rarely, for example, a change in the color of skin, chest pain, chest heaviness or tightness, light headedness, and black or bloody tarry stools.