Highlights for ciprofloxacin
ciprofloxacin Side Effects
Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
- allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
- burning, itching, and redness
- ear pain that gets worse
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (Report these to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome.):
- drainage from the ear
ciprofloxacin May Interact with Other Medications
Interactions are not expected. Do not use any other ear products without telling your doctor or health care professional.
How to Use ciprofloxacin
This medicine is for injection into the ear. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 6 months for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- an unusual or allergic reaction to ciprofloxacin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
This does not apply; this medicine is not for regular use.
Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.
This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.
Last Updated: January 28, 2016