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As a type of antibiotic, Cipro® (ciprofloxacin) is a medication used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This prescription medication comes as a tablet, an oral liquid suspension, and an intravenous (IV) solution. It is usually taken twice a day, with about 12 hours between doses.
Although there are several forms and strengths of Cipro available, the 500-mg strength of Cipro is only available in the tablet or oral liquid suspension form. Your dosage amount will vary depending on several factors, such as your age and weight (in children), the infection being treated, and your kidney function.
(Click Cipro Dosage for more details on taking this medication safely and effectively. This article discusses the dosing guidelines for 500-mg Cipro tablets and oral liquid suspension, as well as other forms and strengths of this antibiotic.)
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