Quinotop 250mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:20 am

Quinotop 250mg Tablet

Uses of Quinotop 250mg Tablet

Quinotop 250mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections (Respiratory, Urinary Tract Infections)

Side effects of Quinotop 250mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Quinotop 250mg Tablet are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Quinotop 250mg Tablet

Do not use Quinotop 250mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Ciprofloxacin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Quinotop 250mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Quinotop 250mg Tablet works

Quinotop 250mg Tablet contains – Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin inhibits the enzyme DNA gyrase, which is responsible for the unwinding and supercoiling of bacterial DNA before it replicates. By inhibiting this enzyme, ciprofloxacin causes bacterial cells to die.

Dosage of Quinotop 250mg Tablet

The dosage of Quinotop 250mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Quinotop 250mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Quinotop 250mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose can have harmful effects on kidney. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose.

Onset of Action Quinotop 250mg Tablet

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Quinotop 250mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 12 to 20 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Not found any harmful side effects with Alcohol consumption.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy or sleepy after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. However; Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Microflox 250mg Tablet  ( Micro Labs Ltd. )

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Ultraflox 250mg Tablet  ( Micro Labs Ltd. )

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Dicip 250mg Tablet  ( SKN Organics )

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Cipromax 250mg Tablet  ( Unimax Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. )

43.06  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Medicip 250mg Tablet  ( Cipla Ltd. )

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Interaction

Drug :- antacids, didanosine, iron supplements, sucralfate, multivitamins that contain iron or zinc: Decreased ciprofloxacin absorption.

cyclosporine: Elevated serum creatinine and blood cyclosporine levels.

glyburide: Severe hypoglycemia.

methotrexate: Increased blood methotrexate level and increased risk of toxicity.

NSAIDs except acetylsalicylic acid: Increased risk of seizures with high doses of ciprofloxacin.

oral anticoagulants: Enhanced anticoagulant effects.

phenytoin: Increased or decreased blood phenytoin level.

probenecid: Increased blood ciprofloxacin level and, possibly, toxicity.

theophylline: Increased blood level, half-life, and risk of adverse effects of theophylline.

tizanidine: Increased tizanidine effects.

Food :- caffeine: Increased caffeine effects.

dairy products: Delayed drug absorption.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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