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CIPROFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of ciprofloxacin is around $3.99, 89% off the average retail price of $38.31. Compare quinolone antibiotics.
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Avoid the Sun If You Take These Drugs

Roni Shye - July 27, 2018

If you’re enjoying the sunshine this summer, it is important to know that some of your medications could cause an unexpected problem. You may not be aware, but some prescriptions can increase your sensitivity to sunlight, causing your skin to burn more easily.

What type of reaction can occur?

If your medication has a warning to avoid sunlight, don’t ignore it. That usually means that you could be more sensitive to sunlight (photosensitive), which would cause you to sunburn more easily. See More

Can Levaquin Cause Nerve Damage? — Side Effects of Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 25, 2018

Fluoroquinolones are a class of antibiotics that include levofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and moxifloxacin, and all carry a small risk of nerve damage. You may have seen the warning — the FDA requires that all fluoroquinolone antibiotics come with a label that alerts patients to the risk of permanent peripheral neuropathy.

Too often, anti-bacterial medications like fluoroquinolones are prescribed for infections that aren’t caused by bacteria, but rather, viruses — like viral upper respiratory infections. See More

Taking Antibiotics? Here’s How To Prevent Tummy Trouble

Katie Mui - December 21, 2017

Antibiotics are one of the wonders of modern medicine — they can purge the human body of infections that just a few decades ago would’ve been fatal. And they get used — a lot. Over 250 million prescriptions for antibiotics are written every year in the U.S., nearly one prescription for every American. What’s more, today’s antibiotics, such as Amoxil (amoxicillin, $4), Cipro (ciprofloxacin, $4), and Macrobid (nitrofurantoin, $19. See More

Which Antibiotics Are Less Likely to Cause Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 26, 2017

Antibiotic-associated diarrhea and colitis is affecting more of you, given the widespread use of antibiotics. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is the organism that causes antibiotic-associated colitis; this happens because the bacteria is allowed to overgrow in the intestine when the normal intestinal flora is changed due to antibiotics. C. diff can release toxins that bind to receptors on intestinal epithelial cells causing inflammation (colitis) and diarrhea. See More

These Prescriptions May Cause Ringing in the Ears

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 03, 2017

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is a perception of sound in one or both ears in the absence of an external source. It’s often described by patients as buzzing, ringing, or whooshing. While there is often no known cause for tinnitus, there are a handful of medications that may contribute.

Medications that are known to cause tinnitus or hearing loss are considered “ototoxic medications. See More

FDA Updates Safety Warnings for Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

Roni Shye - May 18, 2017

On May 10th, 2017, the FDA issued a safety update on fluoroquinolone antibiotics, like Cipro and Levaquin, as part of an ongoing review.

About a year ago, the FDA released findings that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can cause dangerous side effects involving the tendons, muscles, joints, nerves and central nervous system, and advised that use should be restricted in uncomplicated situations.

However, the FDA has reviewed all reports and updated their safety warning. See More

Are Antibiotics Levaquin and Cipro Dangerous?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 05, 2016

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levaquin (levofloxacin) are commonly prescribed fluoroquinolone antibiotics that have been making news recently. (Moxifloxacin and ofloxacin are some other examples).

Why have they been in the news? Restrictions have recently been placed on their use. While they are effective for the treatment of pneumonia, urinary tract infections, sinusitis and bronchitis among other things, there are some major downsides. See More

FDA Safety Alert: Quinolone Antibiotics

Roni Shye - May 25, 2016

The FDA has issued a safety alert for a certain type of antibiotics: fluoroquinolones, also known as quinolones.

According to the FDA, there is new information that quinolone antibiotics may cause very serious side effects when used to treat sinusitis, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections.

What kind of serious side effects can occur if a quinolone antibiotic is used to treat these conditions?

Heads up—this is a serious new warning. See More

5 Important Things to Know About Your Kids’ Antibiotics

Roni Shye - July 11, 2014

Having a sick child can leave you, the parent, feeling helpless. After spending your morning in the doctor’s office the last thing you need to worry about is your child’s prescription. Here are 5 key things to know when your child is prescribed an antibiotic:

1.  Not all liquid medications have to taste bad

All liquid medications already have a predetermined flavor from the manufacturer ranging anywhere from fruity strawberry to bitter mint. See More

Ten Things You Can Do to Prevent Illness from an Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 20, 2013

Antibiotic resistance is a big problem. You’ve all heard about Methicillin-Resistant Staph Aureus (MRSA) causing skin and soft tissue infections but now there is a growing group of resistant bacteria. What this means is many folks may face treatment with an intravenous antibiotic or older more toxic antibiotic to treat common infections like E. Coli urinary tract infections. This is because the bacteria have gotten smart and know how to resist penicillins, ciprofloxacin and Bactrim among others. See More

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