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Ciprodex Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- What are the possible side effects of ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- How should I use ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Ciprodex)?
- What happens if I overdose (Ciprodex)?
- What should I avoid while using ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone (Ciprodex)?
- What other drugs will affect my ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Ciprodex)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and use only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use a double dose of ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What happens if I overdose (Ciprodex)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected or if the medication has been ingested.
Symptoms of a ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while using ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone (Ciprodex)?
Ear infections may sometimes cause dizziness or a loss of balance. Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities if you experience dizziness or a loss of balance.
Avoid getting water inside of the affected ear(s) during treatment with ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone. Care should be used while bathing and swimming may not be recommended. Talk to your healthcare provider.
What other drugs will affect my ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic (Ciprodex)?
Do not use other ear drops during treatment with ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic without first talking to your doctor.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone otic written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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