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What is Ciprofloxacin?

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 here. Ciprofloxacin is sold per tablet and requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:

  • Kills bacteria that causes infections of the skin, urinary tract, kidneys, and respiratory system
  • Sold per tablet

How does ciprofloxacin work?

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone, an antimicrobial medicine that kills bacteria by blocking bacterial DNA.

Cautions:

Side effects may include loose stools and diarrhea.

Brand Name:

Cipro Tablets (Bayer)

Generic Name:

Ciprofloxacin

What is the most important thing I should know about ciprofloxacin?

Ciprofloxacin is a prescription medication that is not FDA-approved for veterinary use. Do not use ciprofloxacin in pets younger than one year of age.

What should I discuss with my veterinarian before giving ciprofloxacin to my pet?

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.

How should ciprofloxacin be given?

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.

What happens if I miss giving a dose of ciprofloxacin?

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.

What happens if I overdose my pet on ciprofloxacin?

If you suspect that your pet has received an overdose of ciprofloxacin, consult your veterinarian or emergency veterinary clinic immediately.

What should I avoid while giving ciprofloxacin to my pet?

Do not administer ciprofloxacin to pregnant pets, as it has detrimental effects on growing joints and bones. Do not give ciprofloxacin to pets younger than 1 year of age. It may also have a detrimental effect on growing large breed dogs as old as 2 years. Use with extreme caution on cats, especially those with pre-existing kidney failure. Use with caution in all pets with kidney disease, liver disease, central nervous system disorders, or epilepsy.

What other drugs will affect ciprofloxacin?

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.

How to Use

Ciprofloxacin Directions:

  • Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat infections in pets caused by susceptible bacteria.
  • Do not give ciprofloxacin to any pet other than the pet for whom it was prescribed.
  • Do not give to puppies younger than 28 weeks of age.
Tip:

Do not give ciprofloxacin with vitamin/mineral products.

Dosage:
Cats/ Dogs (28 weeks and older)
Weight
Dosage
All weights
Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. The usual dose of ciprofloxacin for dogs and cats is 2.27-6.8 mg/lb every 12 hours.
Horses:
Do not use!
Storage:

Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Ingredients

Ciprofloxacin Ingredients:

Ciprofloxacin 250 mg tablets :
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Amount
Ciprofloxacin
250 mg

Inactive Ingredients: Cornstarch, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, and polyethylene glycol.

Ciprofloxacin 500 mg tablets:
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Amount
Ciprofloxacin
500 mg

Inactive Ingredients: Cornstarch, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, titanium dioxide, and polyethylene glycol.

Customer Reviews
Ciprofloxacin is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Service & Product Service was wonderful, very helpful with my first order. The people who helped me went that extra mile to explain the process to me, and let me ask all kinds of questions without rushing me off the phone. The price match works great to, I found my product a little cheaper somewhere eles and they matched what I found. The product itself worked great. All my cats were feeling better within two days. However, they did not like the taste very well, which was expected.
Date published: 2010-09-27
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Q&A

Can Cipro and flagyl be given at the same time? My dog taking Cipro for urinary issue. He has had diarreah before starting Cipro but the Cipro has made it worse so vet wants him on flagyl also. Can they be taken together?

Asked by: Deedde
Thanks for your question. These medications may be taken together with some caution. If your dog has an arrhythmia, it is not recommended to take these together. However if your veterinarian is aware that he is taking both of these medications and he has no heart conditions, it should be okay.
Answered by: Adriane
Date published: 2017-12-11

Can my take this while on insulin

Asked by: Gina
Your veterinarian will determine if ciprofloxacin is an appropriate antibiotic choice for your diabetic pet.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2017-09-28

Can Cipro be given to a cat to increase its appetite?

Asked by: ruthie
Hello ruthie, you may only give ciprofloxacin when your cat has a bacterial infection and you veterinary prescribes it. Unregulated use of antibiotics can contribute to a widespread antibiotic resistance that may affect both dogs and humans in the future rendering the drug ineffective.
Answered by: Nemi Pharmacy Intern
Date published: 2017-06-06

Can I give it to my macaw if prepared in a solution of 50mg / ml.?

Asked by: Luciano
Ciprofloxacin is not approved for dogs and cats, but can be prescribed off label by a vet.
Answered by: Doggy Doc
Date published: 2017-06-02

ciprofloxacin can be use for oral infection in chihuahua ?

Asked by: Hortensia 47
Your doctor will determine the appropriate antibiotic choice for your pet's condition.
Answered by: S Duesler PharmD MBA
Date published: 2016-12-30

Can my dog take this medicine while nursing her puppies?

Asked by: JRs Pugs
Ciprofloxacin is distributed into the milk, but oral absorption should be negligible. No adverse effects have been reported in nursing infants of mothers receiving ciprofloxacin.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2017-08-20

Can I give Cipro to a nursing mother bleeding with UTI

Asked by: kd4ywb
Ciprofloxacin is distributed into the milk, but oral absorption should be negligible. No adverse effects have been reported in nursing infants of mothers receiving ciprofloxacin.
Answered by: Christine
Date published: 2016-10-14

Can humans use this medication?

Asked by: Itsy20
Yes this medication is used in humans as well.
Answered by: paulpharmacistintern
Date published: 2016-08-11
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