What does ciprofloxacin mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ciprofloxacin, Cipro(noun)

    an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints


  1. ciprofloxacin(Noun)

    A synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic, derived from fluoroquinolone.


  1. Ciprofloxacin

    Ciprofloxacin is a second-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Its spectrum of activity includes most strains of bacterial pathogens responsible for respiratory, urinary tract, gastrointestinal, and abdominal infections, including Gram-, and Gram- bacterial pathogens. Ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolones are valued for this broad spectrum of activity, excellent tissue penetration, and for their availability in both oral and intravenous formulations. Ciprofloxacin is used alone or in combination with other antibacterial drugs in the empiric treatment of infections for which the bacterial pathogen has not been identified, including urinary tract infections and abdominal infections among others. It is also used for the treatment of infections caused by specific pathogens known to be sensitive. In 2010 over 20 million outpatient prescriptions were written for ciprofloxacin, making it the 35th most commonly prescribed drug, and the 5th most commonly prescribed antibacterial, in the US.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ciprofloxacin

    A broad-spectrum antimicrobial carboxyfluoroquinoline.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ciprofloxacin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ciprofloxacin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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