Cifran OD 500 Tablet is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections such as Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Gonococcal infection and certain types of infectious diarrhea. This medicine can also be used to treat urinary tract infections, plague, and anthrax. Caution is advised while using this medicine in the elderly population since it may increase the risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.
CIFRAN OD 500 MG Chemical Name
CIFRAN OD 500 MG Manufacturer
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Uses of CIFRAN OD 500 MG
- Gonococcal infection
What is CIFRAN OD 500 MG?
Cifran OD 500 Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin, soft tissues, bone, and joints. Cioran OD 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. Cioran OD 500 Tablet may also be used together with other medicines to treat certain conditions as recommended by the doctor.
How CIFRAN OD 500 MG working
Cifran OD 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the actus of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents 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 continued. Avoid taking a repeated dose to make up for a missed dose.
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. Also, aluminum, calcium, or magnesium-containing antacids can be taken to reduce the Cifran OD 500 absorption.
- abnormal liver function test
- gas formation
- skin rash
Precautions And Warnings
- altered brain structure
- heart attack
- irregular heartbeat
- kidney problems
Before you use Cifran OD 500 Tablet, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to fluoroquinolones.
The use of Cifran OD 500 Tablet may change blood parameters. Use of this medicine may increase the level of eosinophils and blood platelets and decrease the level of white blood cells (leukopenia), red blood cells and blood platelets.
Follow storage instructions on the manufacture package if available. Store Cifran OD 500 Tablet at room temperature 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F), away from moisture, and away from light. Store this medicine away from children and pets.