Take your doses at regularly spaced intervals (ideally every 12 hours), and drink several glasses of water each day. Do not drink milk or take antacids or vitamin supplements containing iron or zinc, during the two hours before you take ciprofloxacin or during the two hours after you have taken a dose. It is important to complete the full course of treatment. It will reduce the effectiveness of your treatment. Ciprofloxacin is given to treat a bacterial infection. It is useful for treating infections such as chest infections, urine infections, prostatitis, infections of the digestive system, bone and joint infections, and some sexually transmitted infections. It works by killing the bacteria which are the cause of the infection. Some eye infections are also treated with ciprofloxacin. There is a separate medicine leaflet available called Ciprofloxacin eye preparations which provides further information about this. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a brand-name prescription antibiotic medication. Cipro belongs to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Cipro is effective for treating infections caused by many different types of bacteria. These include bacteria that cause infections in the urinary tract, abdomen, skin, prostate, and bone, as well as other types of infections. Cipro comes in several forms: Cipro can cause mild or serious side effects. The following list contains some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Cipro. This list does not include all possible side effects. For more information on the possible side effects of Cipro, or tips on how to deal with a troubling side effect, talk with your doctor or pharmacist.
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