Tablets

UTIs.

250 mg (mild to moderate) to 500 mg (severe/complicated) q 12 hr for 7-14 days.

Mild to moderate chronic bacterial prostatitis.

Mild to moderate sinusitis. Adults: 500 mg b.i.d. for 10 days.

Urethral or cervical gonococcal infections, uncomplicated. 250 mg in a single dose.

Infectious diarrhea. 500 mg q 12 hr for 5-7 days.

Skin, skin structures, lower respiratory tract, bone and joint infections.

500 mg (mild to moderate) to 750 mg (severe or complicated) q 12 hr for 7-14 days. Treatment may be required for 4-6 weeks in bone and joint infections.

Typhoid fever.

500 mg (mild to moderate) q 12 hr for 10 days.

Chancroid (H. ducreyi infection). 500 mg b.i.d. for 3 days.

Disseminated gonococcal infections.

500 mg b.i.d. to complete a full week of therapy after initial treatment with ceftriaxone, 1 g IM or IV q 24 hr for 24—48 hr after improvement begins.

Uncomplicated gonococcal infections.

500 mg in a single dose plus doxycy-cline.

NOTE: Dose must be reduced with a CCR less than 50 mL/min. The PO dose should be 250-500 mg q 12 hr if the CCR is 30-50 mL/min and 250-500 mg q 18 hr (IV: 200-400 mg q 18-24 hr) if the CCR is 5-29 mL/min. If the client is on hemodial-ysis or peritoneal dialysis, the PO dose should be 250-500 mg q 24 hr after dialysis.

• Cipro Cystitis Pack Uncomplicated UTI infections.

100 mg b.i.d. for 3 days. The pack contains six 100-mg tablets of cipro-floxacin and is intended to increase compliance.

200 mg (mild to moderate) to 400 mg (severe or complicated) q 12 hr for 7-14 days.

Skin, skin structures, respiratory tract, bone and joint infections. 400 mg (for mild to moderate infections) q 12 hr for 7-14 days.

• Ophthalmic Solution Acute infections.

Initial, 1-2 gtt q 15-30 min; then, reduce dosage as infection improves.

Moderate infections. 1-2 gtt 4-6 (or more) times/day.

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