Active Ingredient: Ciprofloxacin
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Typical dosage: 500 mg once daily for 3 days. Typical dosage for severe urinary tract infections: 1,000 mg once daily for 7 to 14 days. What if I miss a dose? If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can.
Never try to catch up by taking two doses at a time. This can cause dangerous side effects.
You might start to feel better before you finish your entire Cipro treatment. Timing Cipro tablets and suspension should be taken at about the same time each day in the morning and the evening.
Cipro XR extended-release tablets should be taken once daily at about the same time each day.
Taking Cipro with food Cipro can be taken with or without food. Either way you take it, be sure to consume plenty of fluids while taking Cipro.
It should be taken at least two hours before or after consuming these products. However, Cipro can be taken along with a meal that contains dairy products or calcium-fortified foods or drinks. Can Cipro be crushed?
Cipro tablets and Cipro XR extended-release tablets should not be crushed, split, or chewed. They should be swallowed whole. Cipro suspension should be shaken well before you take it.