Ciprofloxacin is a faint to light yellow crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 331.4. It is soluble in dilute (0.1N) hydrochloric acid and is practically insoluble in water and ethanol. CIPRO IV solutions are available as sterile 0.2% ready-for-use infusion solutions in 5% Dextrose Injection. CIPRO IV contains lactic acid as a solubilizing agent and hydrochloric acid for pH adjustment. The pH range for the 0.2% ready-for-use infusion solutions is 3.5 to 4.6.

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  • Cipro IV
  • Cipro I.V. (ciprofloxacin) is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is a quinolone antibiotic. This medication is available in generic form. Common side effects include diarrhea, nausea, dizziness, or lightheadedness.
  • To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of CIPRO IV and other antibacterial drugs, CIPRO IV should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy.