Baycip Tz 500 / 600
Also known as: Ciloxan, Cipro
Active ingredient: Ciprofloxacin
Product Code: PR10388
What is this drug?
Baycip TZ 500/600 is an antibiotic containing the combination of Ciprofloxacin 500mg with Tinidazole 600mg. It is used to treat a multitude of bacterial infections like UTI, Upper respiratory tract infections, lower respiratory tract infections and in combination with Tinidazole it is used specifically to target trichomonas infections.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Ciprofloxacin belongs to the drug class of fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting an enzyme in the bacteria which is crucial to the DNA replication and repair of the bacterial cell. The cell then becomes unable to divide and dies. Tinidazole is a nitroimidazole antitrichomonal agent effective against trichomonas infections. It also kills bacteria by DNA damage.
Looking after your drug
Store your medicine in a dry and cool place away from direct light. Do not freeze.
How to take Baycip TZ 500/600?
Take it orally on an empty stomach.
Recommended dose is 500mg 12 hourly. However, it is crucial to consult a doctor for the correct dose calculation.
Consult your doctor right away.
If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose or else take it as soon as you remember.
Warnings and Precautions
Do not take if you are allergic to the drug or its ingredients. Contraindicated in blood dyscrasias. Exercise caution in renal and liver disease, pregnancy and lactation.
Possible Side Effects
· Headaches, fatigue
· Abdominal pain
· Rashes and hives
· Metallic taste
When Baycip TZ 500/600 should not be used?
· Blood dyscrasias
How long should you take Baycip TZ 500/600?
As long as prescribed.