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Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Cipro?

ciprofloxacin

What is the Trade Name for ciprofloxacin?

Cipro

What are the Indications of Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, pneumonia, skin and bone
infections, infectious diarrhea, abdominal infections

What are the Actions of Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

inhibits bacterial DNA synthesis

What is the Therapeutic Class of Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-infectives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Fluoroquinolone

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Date Published - Jul 10, 2018
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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