Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection
What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection?
- If you have an allergy to ciprofloxacin or any other part of Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection (ciprofloxacin injection).
- If you are allergic to Cipro I.V. (ciprofloxacin injection); any part of Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection (ciprofloxacin injection); or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
- If you have any of these health problems: Long QTc on ECG or other heartbeat that is not normal, slow heartbeat, or low potassium or magnesium levels.
- If you have heart failure (weak heart).
- If you have had a recent heart attack.
- If you have ever had any of these health problems: Nerve problems or tendon problems.
- If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection (ciprofloxacin injection) or an alike drug in the past.
- If you have an aortic aneurysm (ballooning or bulging of the aorta, the main blood vessel that comes out of the heart) or you are at risk for this health problem. This includes if you have other blood vessel problems, high blood pressure, or certain health problems like Marfan syndrome or Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
- If you are taking any drugs that can cause a certain type of heartbeat that is not normal (prolonged QT interval). There are many drugs that can do this. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
- If you are taking any of these drugs: Duloxetine, theophylline, tizanidine, or zolpidem.
- If you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed.
This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Ciprofloxacin lactate Injection (ciprofloxacin injection).
Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Cipro I.V. (ciprofloxacin injection) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.