Ciprofloxacin is a type of antibiotic which is the most recommended medication to treat travellers’ diarrhoea.
This is a generic product, therefore depending on availability, the brand you receive may not be the same as the one pictured.
What is Ciprofloxacin?
Ciprofloxacin is a type of antibiotic which is the most recommended medication to treat travellers’ diarrhoea. It is to be used for all countries except for South or South East Asia. This medication can only be used to treat diarrhoea which has been caused by a bacterial infection, and will not be effective in treating diarrhoea as a result of viral infections or parasites.
How to Use?
One tablet is to be taken twice daily for one day; but treatment can be continued if no improvements occur. If you forget to take your dose, you must take it as soon as you remember, however if it is almost time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose and carry on as before. A double dose must not be taken.
When used for treating travellers’ diarrhoea, Ciprofloxacin may cause some side effects. The most commonly reported side effects are: headache, difficulty sleeping, skin rash and increased swelling.
If you feel you are suffering from any uncommon side effects, contact your doctor for advice straight away.
Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects
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