Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections, skin infections, and respiratory infections.Ciprofloxacin requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
Cats and Dogs
Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone, an antimicrobial medicine that kills bacteria by blocking bacterial DNA.
Side effects may include loose stools and diarrhea.
Cipro Tablets (Bayer)
Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin, respiratory tract, and wound infections due to susceptible organisms. This medication may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this guide.
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has had epilepsy or seizures, or has joint problems or kidney disease. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating.
Ciprofloxacin is a prescription medication that is not FDA-approved for veterinary use.
Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Give all of the medication your veterinarian has prescribed. Symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated. Ciprofloxacin can be given with or without food, but should be given at the same time every day. Allow plenty of water for your pet to drink. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Store Ciprofloxacin at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.
Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the dose missed and give only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not give a double dose of the medication.
Before giving Ciprofloxacin, tell your veterinarian if your pet is being given warfarin, theophylline, probenecid, insulin or oral diabetes medication such as Glipizide, an NSAID such as carprofen, Deramaxx or other, Phenytoin or cyclosporine modified. Drugs other than those listed may also interact with Ciprofloxacin. Talk to your veterinarian or pharmacist before giving any prescription or over-the-counter medications.
Do not give Ciprofloxacin with vitamin/mineral products.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.