Ciplox 500 Mg

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Ciplox 500 mg Tablet is a potent broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against various bacterial infections. Learn about its uses and benefits in combating infections.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$42.00 $0.48
60 Tablet/s
$31.50 $0.53
30 Tablet/s
$18.50 $0.62
  • Generic Name : Ciprofloxacin Hcl.
  • Brand Name : Cipro
  • Manufacturer Name : Cipla India
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s

What is Ciplox 500 Mg?

Ciplox 500mg tablet is an effective antibiotic that contains Ciprofloxacin and treats bacterial infections.

This medicine treats bacterial infections of your skin, urinary tract, joints, or lungs.

It is effective against several bacteria and helps to kill or prevent the growth of bacteria that leads to infection.

Make sure to use this medication only for bacterial infection. It does not treat infections caused by viruses.

This medication is also recommended for use in the management of fever in neutropenia-associated infections.

After a prescription from a doctor, Ciplox 500mg can be purchased from a licensed online pharmacy.

Uses of Ciplox 500mg

Doctors prescribe Ciplox 500mg tablet for treatment of:

  • Plague
  • Bronchitis
  • Inhalation Anthrax
  • Cystitis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Prostatitis
  • Pneumonia with cystic fibrosis
  • Gonococcal infection
  • Joint infection        

Manufacturer of Ciplox 500mg

Cipla Ltd., a well-known pharmaceutical company, manufactures this medicine.

Working mechanism of Ciplox 500mg

Ciplox tablets contain Ciprofloxacin, which belongs to a class of drugs called Fluoroquinolones, as their active ingredient.

This antibiotic works by averting the action of a bacterial enzyme known as DNA-gyrase.

This helps to prevent bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thus killing them.

How to take Ciplox 500mg?

Read the patient information leaflet carefully before starting your treatment with this medicine.

If there is any confusion about Ciplox or its dosage, you can discuss it with your doctor. Take this medication precisely in the same dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of plain water without crushing, chewing, or breaking it. It can always be taken with or without food but at a fixed time.

Avoid taking this medicine with chocolate & caffeine and foods containing caffeine & chocolate, like cocoa beans and tea leaves.

Avoid skipping any doses and complete entire course of treatment even if you start feeling better.

  • Missed dose

Try not to skip a dosage of Ciplox 500mg. In case you miss a dose, then take it immediately.However, if it’s time for the next prescribed dose, then do not add it up to your next dosage.

Taking two doses at the same time can make you suffer from an overdose.

  • Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an overdose, seek emergency medical help.

Precautions and warnings for Ciplox 500mg

Do not take Ciplox 500mg if you are allergic to it, or Ciprofloxacin, or have any other allergies.

This medicine might contain some inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions.

Intake of this tablet on prolonged use might cause an overgrowth of other non-susceptible organisms.

This medication can produce a psychiatric reaction when it is taken for first time.

Caution must be taken in elderly patients when taking this drug, as it can result in prolonged QT intervals.

Before taking Ciplox tablet, let doctor know if you have the following medical conditions:

  • Kidney problems
  • Heart diseases like a tear in the aortic wall of the heart, bulge, or large blood vessels
  • Neurological conditions
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Leaking in heart valves

Intake of this medication is not suggested for pregnant and planning to get pregnant women. Consult doctor once.

Doctors do not recommend Ciplox tablets for use in breastfeeding women because they can pass through breast milk and cause side effects.

Avoid consuming alcohol during treatment because it can make you feel dizzy and reduce effects of this antibiotic.

Take this medicine with caution if you suffer from conditions like psychotic conditions, seizures, or depression.

Ciplox tablets might trigger or worsen any of these conditions.

Intake of caffeine along with this medicine might increase the risk of experiencing anxiety, sleeplessness, and nervousness.

Side effects of Ciplox 500mg

You might experience nausea as a side effect of this medication, but this is temporary and resolves after some time.

Diarrhea might also occur as a side effect but must stop once your treatment is complete. Let your doctor know if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Some common side effects of Ciplox 500mg tablet include:

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain
  • Urticaria
  • Gastrointestinal problem

Call your doctor immediately if any of your side effects persist or become worse with time.


Drug interaction can affect the working mechanism of Ciplox or reduce its effectiveness as well.

If you take any other products like prescription & non-prescription medicines and herbal supplements, then let the doctor know.

It is advised not to start, stop, or change the dosage of any medications unless recommended by a doctor.

To avoid drug interactions, you must not take Ciplox 500mg with the following drugs:

  • Metformin
  • Escitalopram
  • Tramadol
  • Aspirin
  • Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Quinidine


You must store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture.

Frequently asked questions about Ciplox 500 Mg (FAQs)

  • Can the use of Ciplox 500mg make you suffer from diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ciplox tablets can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic that kills harmful bacteria in the body.

However, it affects helpful bacteria in the stomach or intestine and makes you suffer from diarrhea.

When experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to a doctor immediately.

  • Can I take a Ciplox tablet with paracetamol?

Ciplox tablet is not known to have any clinical interaction with paracetamol. But sometimes, its interaction can occur. Discuss with the doctor once before using both medicines together.

  • Is it safe to use Ciplox 500mg?

Ciplox tablet is a relatively safe medicine. However, it is not devoid of side effects and must be taken when prescribed by a doctor in the proper dose, duration, and frequency as directed.

  • Can the use of Ciplox 500mg increase the risk of experiencing muscle damage?

Yes, this medicine is known to increase the risk of experiencing muscle damage, mainly in the the ankle.

Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take this drug. Let the doctor know when you suffer from any muscle pain while using Ciplox.

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