Viprolox (Ciprofloxacin)

Brand Name: Viprolox

Generic Name: Ciprofloxacin

Manufacturer/Agent: Aegis Ltd

Formulation: tabs

Strength: 500mg

Pack size: 10

Trade Price: KES 200.00

Retail Price: @ KES 26.67

Class: Antibacterials: Floroquinolones (Anti-infectives)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C17H18FN3O3 = 331.3

Precautions: Children under 18 yrs. pregnancy and lactation. caution in co-administration with theophylline, convulsions.

Indications/Uses: Urinary, gi, respiratory tract, tissue, gonorrhoea and septicaemia infections due to sensitive organisms including salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, neisseri

Interactions: Theophylline (risk of convulsions). antacids retard absorption. increased risk of ciclosporin nephrotoxicity. anticoagulant effect of warfarin enhanced.

Side Effects: Gastro-intestinal upset. dizziness. headache. rash. blurred vision. flushes. convulsions. confusion. photosensitivity.