ciprofloxacin

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an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints

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Separately, Mylan says it was the first to market with the launch of ciprofloxacin extended-release tablets, the generic version of Bayer Corp.'s Cipro XR tablets.
filed a new drug application for Cipro XR with the Food and Drug Administration in March 2002.
The antibiotics included in the program--amoxicillin, cephalexin, sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (SMZ-TMP), ciprofloxacin (excluding Cipro XR), penicillin VK, ampicillin, and erythromycin (excluding Ery-Tab)--account for almost 50% of the generic prescriptions filled for adolescents and children at Publix, the company said.
It is not AB rated or interchangeable with other ciprofloxacin extended-release (Cipro XR) or immediate-release (Cipro) oral formulations.
It releases ciprofloxacin over six hours, three to four times longer than Cipro XR and 24 times longer than Cipro, he adds.