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)).]
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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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Brand medications like Cipro HC, Lumigan, Sustiva, Renagel, Welchol, Trevatan and Patanol have not reached the status of household recognized names.
Some of products expected to come off patent in 2008 include Sarafem for premenstrual dysphoric disorder, Depakote for seizures, Cipro HC for external ear infections, and Dovonex for psoriasis.
Two quinolones are approved for use in the ear: Floxin Otic (0.3% ofloxacin) and Cipro HC Otic (a suspension of cipro floxacin and hydrocortisone).