Ciprofloxacin side effects


Description and properties

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic with a very broad spectrum of action. It actively fights against all major groups of malicious microorganisms: gram-positive and aerobic, gram-negative and anaerobic. Such an antibiotic is perfectly suitable for long-term or systemic treatment of complicated infectious diseases. For example, ciprofloxacin in the treatment of prostatitis or any other genitourinary system diseases, which require long-term treatment. It is also prescribed for other complex infectious diseases that affect various vital systems of the human body.

Indications for use

The drug is used to treat almost all diseases of an infectious nature. To a greater extent, this applies to infections of the digestive and genitourinary systems. The administration of this drug may be associated with a specific type of malicious microorganism that caused an infectious disease development.
The drug is also prescribed for the treatment of:

  • the ENT infections;
  • the infections of the gallbladder and bile ducts, mucous membranes and soft tissues;
  • sepsis and perotonitis.

Ciprofloxacin has long established itself as a very effective antibiotic in the treatment of prostatitis. It’s very important that this antibiotic is able to identify and see not only active malicious microorganisms, but also those that are in sleep mode. This fact is important in the treatment of asymptomatic prostatitis or the chronic form of the disease.

Side effects

Ciprofloxacin causes side effects in about 10% of cases. They can affect any part of the human body and manifest in the following forms:

  • nausea and vomiting;
  • skin rashes and itching;
  • abdominal bloating;
  • loss of appetite;
  • diarrhea;
  • tremor;
  • convulsions;
  • insomnia;
  • joint pain;
  • myasthenia;
  • temperature;
  • increased heart rate;
  • headache and dizziness;
  • hallucinations;
  • anemia;
  • hepatitis;
  • tinnitus;
  • temporary deafness.

Frequently used in all types of prostatitis. Ciprofloxacin in prostate infections, Ciprofloxacin in prostatitis, Ciprofloxacin in acute prostatitis, Ciprofloxacin in chronic prostatitis, Ciprofloxacin in bacterial prostatitis, Ciprofloxacin in abacterial prostatitis