CIPROBAY XR 500mg | MODIFIED RELEASE CIPROFLOXACIN – 3 TABS
Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial available in Kenya as CIPROBAY with a very wider spectrum of activity and more favourable pharmacokinetics that other antibacterials hence allowing its use in most systemic infections. It has been used in the treatment of infections including biliary-tract infections, anthrax, bone and joint infections, infected bites and stings, chancroid, exacerbations of cystic fibrosis, cat scratch disease, gastro-enteritis, otitis externa and media. etc.
CIPROBAY is generally well tolerated. The range of adverse effects associated with ciprofloxacin involve the gastrointestinal tract, CNS, or skin. Gastrointestinal disturbances include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, and dyspepsia and are the most frequent adverse effects. Pseudomembranous colitis has been reported rarely.