Ciprofloxacin Otic is the most potent first generation fluroquinolone active against a broad range of bacteria. Ciprofloxacin has high potency and rapid bactericidal activity. Ciprofloxacin has long post antibiotic effect on enterobacteriaceae, pseudomonas and staphylococcus. Ciprofloxacin exhibits low frequency of mutational resistance. Ciprodex Otic is used in the treatment of Acute Otitis Media and Acute Otitis Externa in adults and children. Dexamethasone is very potent and highly selective glucocorticoid. Dexamethasone is long acing and causes marked pituitary adrenal suppression. You can easily buy Ciprofloxacin Otic here at Rx 2 Go Pharmacy.
How does Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone / Generic of Ciprodex Otic work?
Ciprofloxacin inhibits enzyme bacterial DNA gyrase, which nicks double stranded DNA and introduces negative supercoils and then reseals the nicked ends. Ciprofloxacin binds to A subunit of DNA gyrase and interfere with its strand cutting and resealing function. Dexamethasone is a steroid that reduces inflammation caused by an infection.
Side effects of Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone / Generic of Ciprodex
The common side effects reported with Ciprodex Otic are ear pruritis, ear debris, superimposed ear infection, ear congestion, ear pain, erythema, ear discomfort, ear pain, ear precipitate, irritability and taste perversion.
Guidelines before using Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone / Generic of Ciprodex
Ciprodex Otic can cause overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including yeast and fungi. Ciprodex Otic is for otic use only. Warm the bottle in your hand for one to two minutes prior to use and shake well immediately before using to avoid dizziness which may result from the instillation of a cold suspension. Ciprodex Otic can be used in pediatric patients of 6 months and older. Ciprodex Otic should be protected from light. The patient should lie with the affected ear upward, and then the drops should be instilled. This position should be maintained for 60 seconds to facilitate penetration of the drops into the ear canal. Ciprodex Otic is contrindicated in viral infections of the external canal including herpes simplex infections. It is not advisable to use the Ciprodex Otic during pregnancy and lactation. If it is an absolute must to use Ciprodex Otic during pregnancy and lactation, it should be administered under the supervision of a medical practitioner.
What are the common dosages of Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone / Generic of Ciprodex?
Ciprodex Otic contains 3 mg/mL (3000 µg/mL) ciprofloxacin and 1 mg/mL dexamethasone. The recommended dosage of Ciprodex is four drops (0.14 mL, 0.42 mg ciprofloxacin, 0.14 mg dexamethasone) instilled into the affected ear twice daily for seven days.
Difference between Brand and Generic Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone
The active ingredients are Ciprofloxacin and Dexamethasone in both brand and generic forms because of which the mechanism of action and drug interactions are the same. The difference between brand and generic forms are packaging, pricing and the brand name. Generic variants are priced cheaper because there are no brand names associated with it as well as no expenses towards research and development. You can buy cheap Ciprodex Otic medicine when it is sold as a generic variant.
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