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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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Topical ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1%, 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.
Alcon Laboratories, maker of Ciprodex, sponsored the study,
Recent controlled clinical trials have shown the effectiveness of otic fluoroquinolones, ofloxacin (Floxin Otic) and ciprofloxacin (Ciprodex), which have several clinical, microbiologic, and dosing advantages over older topical antibiotics.
According to Zachary Roth of The Campaign Desk, a weblog affiliated with the Columbia journalism Review, "literally hundreds of stations have run--as news--items 'reported' by Ryan, pushing everything from Excedrin to 'a new ear infection treatment called Ciprodex.'" And whether or not Ryan continues to pose as a journalist, it's almost certain that others like her win.
That compares with $45,000 if Floxin (ofloxacin otic solution 0.3%) had been prescribed at $90 per bottle, and $49,500 if Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1% sterile otic suspension) had been prescribed at $99 per bottle.
That compares with $45,000 ff Floxin (ofloxacin otic solution 0.3%) had been prescribed at $90 per bottle, and $49,500 if Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1% sterile otic suspension) had been prescribed at $99 per bottle.
(19.) Roland PS, Dohar JE, Lanier BJ, et al; CIPRODEX AOMT Study Group.
"New ototopical drops now often contain a combination antibiotic and steroid, Ciprodex, for instance," Dr.