MOA: It functions by inhibiting DNA gyrase, and a type II topoisomerase, topoisomerase IV, necessary to separate bacterial DNA, thereby inhibiting cell division.
Drug Label Information | Brands:
Ciprodac®, Cadila pharm
Ciprofred-500®,Fredun Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Ciprolab®, Lab & allied
Scanax®, P.T Tempo Scan
Used to treat infections of bones and joints, endocarditis, gastroenteritis, malignant otitis externa, respiratory tract infections, cellulitis, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, anthrax, and chancroid.
hypersensitive to any member of the quinolone class of antimicrobial agents
Children and infants
Taking tizanidine at the same time