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What other medicines can interact with ciprofloxacin?

  • aluminum salts

  • antacids

  • caffeine

  • calcium salts

  • didanosine, ddI

  • iron (ferrous sulfate) preparations

  • magnesium salts

  • manganese

  • multivitamins containing iron, zinc, manganese, or calcium

  • probenecid

  • sucralfate

  • theophylline

  • warfarin

  • zinc salts

Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including nonprescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

What side effects may I notice from taking ciprofloxacin? Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • difficulty breathing

  • fever

  • hallucinations

  • increased sensitivity to the sun or ultraviolet light

  • irregular heartbeat, palpitations or chest pain

  • joint, muscle or tendon pain

  • nervousness, excitability, restlessness

  • reduced amount of urine

  • severe or watery diarrhea

  • skin rash, itching

  • seizures (convulsions)

  • swelling of the face or neck

  • vomiting

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea

  • difficulty sleeping

  • dizziness, drowsiness

  • headache

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