Ciprofloxacin 500mg (NDC: 0172-5312)

Name:

Ciprofloxacin 500mg

NDC:

0172-5312

Generic Name:

Ciprofloxacin

Strength:

500mg

Form:

Tablet

Labeler:

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Shape:

Oval

Color:

White

Imprint:

TEVA;5312;

Medication Class:

Quinolone Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category C)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Ciprofloxacin 500mg (0172-5312)

About this medication

Ciprofloxacin is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a tablet, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Quinolone Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs.

How does it work

Ciprofloxacin belongs to a group of medications called Quinolone Antibiotics. It works by killing the germs when the germs try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a tablet. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not chew, break or crush it. Swallow it whole.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Ciprofloxacin 500mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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