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Algocin

Generic:

Ciprofloxacin

 

Therapeutic Class:

Fluoroquinolones

 

Composition:

Each Algocin tablet contains   (USP) equivalent to Ciprofloxacin 250 mg and 500 mg tablets.

 

Description:

Algocin is a synthetic broad
spectrum antibacterial agent for oral administration. It has invitro
activity against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.

 

Indications:

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Chronic bacterial prostatitis
  • Lower respiratory tract infections
  • Acute sinusitis
  • Skin and skin structure infections
  • Bone & joint infections
  • Complicated intra-abdominal infections (used in combination with metronidazole)
  • Infectious diarrhea
  • Typhoid & para typhoid
  • Uncomplicated cervical and urethral gonorrhea
  • Acute uncomplicated
    cystitis in females
  • Inhalational anthrax (post-exposure)
 

Dosage:

Location of infections

Severity

Unit
Dose

Frequency

Usual
Durations

Urinary Tract

Acute uncomplicated

250 mg

q 12 h

3 days

Mild/moderate

250 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Severe/complicated

500 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Chronic Bacterial Prostatitis

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

28 days

Lower Respiratory Tract

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Severe/complicated

750 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Acute Sinusitis

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

10 days

Skin and Skin Structure

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Severe/complicated

750 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Bone and Joint

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

4 to 6 weeks

Severe/complicated

750 mg

q 12 h

4 to 6 weeks

Intra-Abdominal*

Complicated

500 mg

q 12 h

7 to 14 days

Infectious Diarrhea

Mild/moderate/severe

500 mg

q 12 h

5 to 7 days

Typhoid Fever

Mild/moderate

500 mg

q 12 h

10 days

Urethral and Cervical
Gonococcal Infections

Uncomplicated

250 mg

single dose

Single dose

Inhalational anthrax
(post-exposure)

500 mg

q 12 h

60 days

* used in conjunction with
metronidazole

 

Presentations:

  • Algocin 250 mg tablet is available in pack of 10’s
  • Algocin 500 mg tablet is available in pack of 10’s