Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole

Latest prescription information about Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug’s name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.

Generic Name : Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole

Pronunciation : sip-roe-FLOKS-asin,tin-i-da-ZOLE

Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Infectives

ICD Code : Y41.8

Trade Name(s): 
India- Acmebid-Tz, Actcip-Tz, Adcip-Tz,Alxipro-Tn, Alcip-Tz, Aricip-Tz, Atocip-Tz, Avilox Tz, Baycip- Tz, Biocip- Tz, Caniron- Tz, Caspro- Tz, Cbic- Tz, Cebect- Tz,Cebran- Tz,Ceepro- Tz, Ceflox - Tz, Cefobad-Td, Cefobac-Td, Ceplox-Tz, Cidaloz-Tz, Ciflon-Tz, Cifomed-Tz, Cifran-Ct, Cinant-Tz, Cina-Tz, Cinodin-Tz, Cipact-Tz, Cipcin-Tnz, Cipcot- Tz, Cipfun- Tz, Cipgen- Tz, Cipglow- Tz, Ciplo- Tz, Ciplox- Tz, Ciprobioti- Tz, Ciprodex- Tz, Ciprofast, Ciprogyl, Ciprogyl F, Ciprolar-T, Ciprotini, Ciprotiz, Ciprotum-T, Cipro- Tz, Ciprova-T, Ciprovex-T, Ciprowin-T, Ciproze-T, Cipatam-Ct, Ciptech-Ct, Cipti, Cipti Fort, Ciptini, Ciptini-H, Cip-Tz, Cipure- Tz, Cipven- Tz, Cipwin- Tz, Cipzy- Tz, Cipzy- Tzs, Citi Citibid, Citi-H, Citizol, Ciwi- Tz, Cpf- Tz, Cqueen- Tz, Ct-robes, Cymex- Tz, Cyprin-Td, Depci- Tz, Diarlop-Ct, Donnagyl-H, E-Cip- Tz, Elquin- Tz, Epflox- Tz, Flocin- Tz, Flocipron, Flocy Tz, Gastrogyl Hicip Tz, K-Cip Tz, Kurecip- Tz, Labocip Tz, Probid- Tz, Prox Tin, Q-Bact- Tz, Q-Bid- Tz, Quintor- Tz, Radicip- Tz, R-Cipron-T, Recipro-T, Recipro-Ts, Sigma-Cth, Spencip- Tz, Starcip- Tz, Stop-It, Tab Cizole, Tidicip, Tidicip-H, Udizyl, Ulgram, Winicip, Wycip- Tz, Zocip- T, Zoxam- Tz.

Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This combination medication contains antibacterial and antidiarrheal agents, prescribed for susceptible infections.  

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasis and hypersensitivity.

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Dosage & When it is to be taken : Adult: PO- As tab containing ciprofloxacin (mg)/tinidazole (mg): 500/600, 250/300. Usually 1 tab twice daily for 5-10 days.

How it should be taken : It comes as a tablet to take by mouth on an empty stomach.

Warnings and Precautions : 
* It should not be used in children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney impairment and epilepsy.
* Drink adequate water during the treatment.

Side Effects : 
Nausea, headache, vomiting, fatigue, abdominal pain, depression, dyspepsia, constipation, dry mouth, sometimes diarrhea, metallic taste, hives, redness and rashes.

Other Precautions : 
* Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.