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PROXIN

Tablets

A Broad Spectrum Antibacterial

 

COMPOSITION

 

Proxin 500

Each film coated tablet contains

Ciprofloxacin USP 500mg

 

Proxin 250

Each film coated tablet contains

Ciprofloxacin USP 250mg

 

INDICATION AND DOSAGE

Urinary tract infections

250-500mg 12 hourly

Prostatitis and complicated U.T.I.

500mg 12 hourly

Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

250-500mg 12 hourly

Sometimes 750mg 12 hourly

Gynaecological infections and Bacterial Diarrhoea

500mg 12 hourly

Skin & soft tissue infections

 

ENT infections and

 

Bone and joint infections

500mg-750mg 12 hourly

Enteric fever

500-750mg 12 hoursly

Gonorrhoea

250-500mg single dose

Surgical prophylaxis

750mg 60-90 minutes before procedure

 

 

CONTRA INDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to any quinolones Children below 12 years and adolescents, Pregnancy and Lactation.

 

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Use with caution in patients with renal impairment, cerebral arterioscierosis or epilepsy. Keep patient well hydrated to prevent crystalluria.

 

DRUG INTERACTIONS

Antacids decrease cipriofloxacin absorption. Potentiates oral anticoagulants. Rifampicin reduces serum concentration of ciprofloxacin. CNS excitation occurs with concurrent administration of quinolones and NSAIDs.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, restlessness and arthralgia.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Proxin 500 Blister of 10 tablets

Proxin 250 Blister of 10 tablets