Ciprofloxacin 500 Mg
Ciprofloxacin is a prescription antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. Although several forms and strengths of ciprofloxacin are available, the 500-mg strength is available in the following forms:
- Ciprofloxacin extended-release (Cipro® XR) 500 mg tablets
- Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 500 mg tablets
- Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 500 mg per 5 mL oral liquid suspension
- Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride (Proquin® XR) 500 mg tablets.
Your dose will vary, depending on several factors, such as your age and weight (in children), the infection being treated, and other medications you are taking.
(For more information on the 500-mg strength of this drug, click Ciprofloxacin. This full-length article also provides some general dosing guidelines, potential side effects, and some safety precautions to be aware of before taking this medication.)