ciprofloxacin

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cip·ro·flox·a·cin

(sĭp′rō-flŏk′sə-sĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic analog of fluoroquinolone, C17H18FN3O3, that is administered orally and has a broad spectrum of antibiotic activity.

[Alteration of cy(clo)- + pro(pyl) + -floxacin, fluoroquinolone suff. (fl(uoro)- + alteration of oxy- + probably cin(namic acid)).]

ciprofloxacin

(ˌsɪprəʊˈflɒksəsɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a broad-spectrum antibiotic used against Gram-negative bacteria. It is effective against anthrax
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Noun1.ciprofloxacin - an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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ciprofloxacin

n ciprofloxacino, ciprofloxacina
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1%, marketed as Ciprodex sterile otic suspension, produced more clinical cures, earlier cessation of otorrhea, and caused fewer side effects than oral amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium (Augmentin), wrote Dr.
3%) had been prescribed at $90 per bottle, and $49,500 if Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin 0.
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Roland PS, Dohar JE, Lanier BJ, et al; CIPRODEX AOMT Study Group.
Alcon Laboratories, maker of Ciprodex, sponsored the study,
New ototopical drops now often contain a combination antibiotic and steroid, Ciprodex, for instance," Dr.
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Overall, the data suggest that efficacy of Floxin and Ciprodex drops in treating acute otitis externa in children is greater than 90%, compared with about 80% for the generics such as Cortisporin (neomycin, polymyxin B sulfates, and hydrocortisone otic solution), and about 70% for astringents such as acetic acid, isopropyl alcohol, or hydrogen peroxide.