"Zipromed" is an antibacterial agent that is enrolled in a group of fluoroquinolones. He is endowed with a wide range of activities. Use the drug in the treatment of eye diseases, which are inflammatory.
It is also used in otolaryngology for the treatment of various forms of otitis media. They are often used due to such properties:
- pain relief;
- blockage of bacteria multiplication, infection.
Composition, form, package
Ciprofloxacin( antibiotic) is the main active substance. This antibiotic is part of the group of second generation fluoroquinolones.
The preparation has the appearance of a viscous solution of almost colorless or slightly yellowish hue.
Among the auxiliary components of the drug, we note:
- lactic acid. This component has antiviral, antimicrobial properties;
- benzalkonium chloride. This component has an antiseptic effect;
- sodium chloride, sodium hydroxide, sodium edetate.
The drug is released in the form of a solution( 0, 3%), intended for instillation inside the ears. The solution is contained in a vial, the volume of which is 10 ml.
Our ear drops are manufactured in India. The owner of the registration certificate is PROMED EXPORTS, Pvt. Ltd.
Indications for use
The drug is widely used in ENT practice in the therapy of such diseases:
- Otitis externa.
- Otitis caused by the ingress of water into the outer, middle ear;
- Inflammation of the middle ear( acute, chronic).
It is also used:
- in the presence of postoperative infectious complications;
- for extracting a foreign object( in the presence of damage to the ear tissues or perforation of the tympanic membrane);
- for preventing infection after surgery, ear trauma.
Among the contraindications are:
- hypersensitivity to quinolones, to the components of the drug;
- children's age( up to 15 years);
- is not assigned to newborns and infants;
- period of lactation.
The drug can be administered with caution to the elderly, people who have such diseases as: epilepsy, cerebrovascular accident, atherosclerosis.
Mechanism of action
Under the influence of the preparation, the production of protein inside the bacterial cells occurs. Thus, the formation of DNA molecules, elements of the bacterial cell wall, is significantly suppressed. Pathogenic bacterial flora perishes.
The main component of the drug is considered a broad-spectrum antibiotic. He copes with many bacteria( Gram-positive, Gram-negative):
- of staphylococci;
There is no suction inside the bloodstream. This drug has an exclusively local effect.
Instruction for use
The entire course of treatment with this drug takes up to 10 days. Apply it should be three times a day in a dosage of 5 drops. If within 10 days of ENT has not seen a positive effect of the drug, it replaces it with other drugs.
The entire procedure is performed in the prone position. Before burying a medicine inside your ear, you should clean your ear canal. After instillation, the ear should be covered with a cotton turunda. After that it is supposed to lie on your side for a few minutes. After a couple of minutes, repeat the procedure, lying on the other side, digging the drops in the ear.
How to drip drops into the ear
Side effects of
The given drug has few side effects. They are represented by allergic reactions( burning, perhaps itching in the region of the tympanic membrane).
In practice, no cases of overdose have been documented. If the drug is accidentally taken orally, there may be a headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea. In this case, you should provide a sufficient amount of liquid.
It is necessary to maintain the acid reaction of urine. This will help to avoid crystalluria. If there is a need, doctors prescribe symptomatic therapy.
The drug is not recommended for use in pregnant, lactating women. If the use of "Cipromed" is necessary, a woman should stop breastfeeding for this period.
Annotation to Ciprofloxacin and Cipromed in our video:
The solution used in the therapy of ear diseases can not be combined with medicines whose pH is 3 to 4 and differ in physical, chemical instability.
Reviews about drops
The majority of patients treated with Zipromed leave positive reviews. They liked such moments as:
- the speed of the drug;
- effectiveness of medication.
Prices for Tsipromed
Buy ear drops can be priced at 140 - 168 rubles. This is the price of a drug in online pharmacies. The cost of delivery is not specified.
The analogue of the drug under consideration is "Ciloxane".This drug coincides with ear drops according to two criteria:
- active ingredients.
In addition to it in pharmacies, you can find other analogues of the drug:
Reviews about the drug Ciprolet( analogue of Cipromed):
A cheaper analogue are the tablets "Ciprofloxacin".This drug is produced by Romania. Its cost is about 34 - 35 rubles.
Synonyms for Cipromed: Medocyprin, Alzipro, Cyprinol, Zindolin 250, Aquacycro, Tiprex, Ciprolet, Ciproxin, Ciprofloxacin Buffus, Ciprosan, Tatsip, Arflox, Ciproquin, Betaciprol, Liprochin, Quintor, Isfipro, Siflox, Quintor-250, etc.
In the photo, analogues of the drug Tsipromed
Conditions for dispensing from pharmacies
The solution is dispensed according to the prescription.
Storage and shelf life
As for the storage of this drug, the recommended temperature will be up to 250C, but not higher. The storage location must be protected by light. Freezing of medicinal product is prohibited.
The expiration date of ear drops is 2 years from the date of issue. After opening the vial with the solution, its shelf life is reduced to the 1st