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Ciprofloxacin vs. Ibuprofen for Ear Infection

Ciprofloxacin

Rx
/ 7,425 posts
Other Names: Cipro   Ciloxan   Ciproxin   Ciprodex   Ciplox

Ibuprofen

OTC
/ 370,171 posts
Other Names: Advil   Motrin   Nurofen   Ibu   Midol
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 7,425 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Ciprofloxacin (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class.It is a second-generation quinolone antibacterial. It kills bacteria by interfering with the enzymes that cause DNA to rewind a... Read more on Wikipedia
Ibuprofen (International Nonproprietary Name) ( or from the nomenclature iso-butyl-propanoic-phenolic acid) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for relief of symptoms of arthritis, fever, as an analgesic (pain... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Crickett
December 17, 2013
Crickett wrote
cipro and bladder issues
Doc gave me the cipro and on the second day symptoms are more tolerable and i will take it for three days only and hope for the best.. Taking cherry juice and cystoplus and the acidophilus vaginally and by mouth to prevent yeast infection.
crickett  |  December 17, 2013
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By omer
October 28, 2013
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its works for me
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September 30, 2013
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What patients are saying about Ciprofloxacin vs. Ibuprofen

74 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Thursday! I'm doing a lot better, down to 2 ibuprofen every...
...to update... Yes severe UTI lots of bacteria in my sample! Been on ciprofloxacin since Thursday! I'm doing a lot better, down to 2 ibuprofen every 5 hours and no...
D. Start Ibuprofen E. Perform transillumination...
...pain. He had dysuria for the ...with prostitutes, and had gonococcal urethritis 6 yrs ago. ...Testicular U/S C. Start oral Ciprofloxacin D. Start Ibuprofen E. Perform transillumination of...
I took myself off ibuprofen for 4 weeks...
...post by YAP) I took myself off ibuprofen for 4 weeks when I was prescribed ciprofloxacin after I checked the interactions ...to what you had? Ciprofloxacin itself can reduce t...
D. Start ibuprofen. E. Perform transillumination...
...office and complains of right testicular pain. For the past week, he has had dysuria, which is ...sonogram. C. Start oral ciprofloxacin. D. Start ibuprofen. E. Perform transillumination...
for which i can take ibuprofen or Tylenol. I took it...
...for which i can take ibuprofen or Tylenol. I took ...medications for GERD and UTI. What causes it?? Can i start taking ciprofloxin for infection or wait for sometime. Pls help i am in lot of pai...
worse as they react with the ciprofloxacin still in...
...avoid any nsaids, I.e. ibroprofen or steroid injections. These ...to make your symptoms worse as they react with the ciprofloxacin still in your system. Apart ...Oh and try not to get obsess...
D. Start ibuprofen. E. Perform...
...office and complains of right testicular pain. For the ...sonogram. C. Start oral ciprofloxacin. D. Start ibuprofen. E. Perform transillumination...
d] Start ibuprofen. e] Perform transillumination...
...he has had dysuria, which is ...with prostitutes, and had gonococcal urethritis 6 years ago. ...testicular sonogram. c] Start oral ciprofloxacin. d] Start ibuprofen. e] Perform transillumi...
You can take ciprofloxacin or doxiciclinum and for the pain...
You can take ciprofloxacin or doxiciclinum and for the pain Ibuprofen is verry good. I'm telling...
) for it. I had a bad cold and cough and mild fever...
...ago and am taking antibiotics ( Ciprofloxacin ) for it. I had a bad cold and cough and mild fever (37.8) for a ...ok today. I had Ibuprofen and paracetamol for my ...old and had chicken pox 9...
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