27 Mar 2011
Ciprofloxacin may be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time each day.
Do not take ciprofloxacin with dairy products such as milk or yogurt, or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone when taking ciprofloxacin. They could make the medication less effective.
Also, avoid taking antacids, vitamin or mineral supplements, sucralfate (Carafate), or didanosine (Videx) powder or chewable tablets within 6 hours before or 2 hours after you take Cipro. These other medicines can make ciprofloxacin much less effective when taken at the same time.
Just thought I would share,
- Ciprofloxacin Information for Consumers
- Ciprofloxacin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Ciprofloxacin (detailed)
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