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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Similarly, 10 tablets of 500mg Ciproxin of Bayer Company that is prescribed to treat infection is sold for Rs451.
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All patients were advised injectble antibiotics Ciproxin 400mg twice daily and Metronidazole 500mg thrice daily with inject able ketocrolac 30 mg thrice daily during intial 24 hours post op period.
He then prescribed another antibiotic, Ciproxin, to treat any possible urinary infection.
Table 1: Expected outcome (gold standard) for the five simulation cases SCENARIO A: * Order Antifungal (tablet) * Check INR * Order INR control * Order hemoglobin control * Order Digoxin (tablet) * Order telemetry (cardiac monitoring over 24h) SCENARIO B: * Identify high INR * Order Konakion 10mg (1x) * Order INR control * Order hemoglobincontrol * Check antibiotic prescription (and history) SCENARIO C: * Identify high INR * Order Menadion 10 mg (1x) * Order INR control * Check kidney values * Consider water balance SCENARIO D: * Stop Vancomycin * Check kidney values * Discuss recommended use of Ciproxin or Meropenem with microbiologist or other * expert (e.g.
The president cited the case of Ciproxin, an antibiotic that costs $23 for 20 tablets in El Salvador, in contrast to its international reference price of just 80 cents.
The team recovered injections and medicines included injections of Rocephin, Risek, Avilox, Propofol and medicines namely Augmentin, Brufin, Ciproxin, Myambutol etc.