• Generic, India
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • 1 tab (500 mg)

Baycip (Ciprofloxacin) is a broad-spectrum antibiotic in a group of drugs called fluroroquinolones, which fights bacteria in the body. Baycip is used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Baycip may also be used for purposes other than those listed here. These broad spectrum antibiotics are safe for penicillin allergic patients.

Baycip Indication:
For the treatment of the following infections caused by susceptible organisms: urinary tract infections, acute uncomplicated cystitis, chronic bacterial prostatitis, lower respiratory tract infections, acute sinusitis, skin and skin structure infections, bone and joint infections, complicated intra-abdominal infections (used in combination with metronidazole), infectious diarrhea, typhoid fever (enteric fever), uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhea, and inhalational anthrax (post-exposure).

Dosage and administration
Individual. For oral administration dose of Baycip is 250-750 mg 2 times / day. Treatment duration is from 7-10 days to 4 weeks.
For IV administration a single dose is 200-400 mg, the multiplicity of the introduction is 2 times / day, duration of treatment - 1-2 weeks and more if necessary. May be IV injected as jet but more preferably a drip for 30 minutes.
When Baycip applied topically instill 1-2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac of the affected eye every 1-4 hours. After improving the intervals between instillation can be increased. The maximum oral daily dose for adults is 1.5 g.

Baycip side effects

  • Digestive system: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, increase in liver transaminases, alkaline phosphatase, LDH, bilirubin, pseudomembranous colitis.
  • CNS: headache, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, nightmares, hallucinations, fainting, disorders of vision.
  • Urinary system: crystalluria, glomerulonephritis, dysuria, polyuria, albuminuria, hematuria, transient increase of serum creatinine.
  • Hemopoietic system: eosinophilia, leukopenia, neutropenia, changes in the number of platelets.
  • Cardiovascular system: tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias, hypotension.
  • Allergic reactions: itching, urticaria, Quincke's edema, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, arthralgia.
  • Adverse reactions associated with the chemotherapeutic effect: candidiasis.
  • Local reactions: pain, phlebitis (for IV injections). When applying eye drops in some cases may be mild pain and conjunctival hyperemia.
  • Other: vasculitis.