Description Of CIFRAN 250 MG
Cifran 250 MG Tablet is an antibiotic that is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, gonococcal infection, etc. This pill is not recommended for use in case of a common cold, flu, or other viral infections since it is active against infections caused by bacteria only. This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population as it increases the risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.
CIFRAN 250 MG Chemical Name
CIFRAN 250 MG Manufacturer
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Uses of CIFRAN 250 MG
- Gonococcal infection
- Joint infection
What is CIFRAN 250 MG?
Cifran 250 Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, soft tissues, bone and joints. Cifran 500 is also used to treat various respiratory tract infections including bronchitis and sinus, to treat bacterial infections in other parts of the body including, urinary tract infections, kidneys, stomach, intestines, and ears, to treat sexually transmitted infections, such as, gonorrhoea, to treat typhoid fever and infectious diarrhea, and to treat certain potentially fatal infectious diseases, including, anthrax and plague.
How CIFRAN 250 MG working
Cifran 250 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the function of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.
A missed dose should be taken as early as you remember it. However, if the time for the next dose is almost there, then the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing list should be continuative. Avoid taking a repeated dose to make up for a missed dose. Do not take more than one dose of the extended-release pill and more than two doses of the medicine or suspension in one day.
In case of overdose, the toxic effect of the drug can be treated by inducing vomiting or cleaning out the contents of the stomach. Monitor the functioning of the kidney, urinary pH and acidify to prevent the crystalluria.
- abnormal liver function test
- decreased taste sensitivity
- deposition of crystals on the front part of the eye
- eye discomfort
Precautions And Warnings
- illness of the muscle connecting to the bone
- irregular heartbeat
- kidney problems
- liver problems
Before you use Cifran 250 Tablet, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your health care physician may prescribe an alternative drug and update your medical records to record this information. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to fluoroquinolones.
The use of this drug may change liver parameters. Use of this medicine may increase the level of bilirubin and liver enzymes.
Follow storage education on the product package if available. Store Cifran 250 Tablet at room temperature 20° to 25°C, away from humidity, and away from light. Store this medicine away from children and pets.