Cipro vs Zpak

Cipro
(Rx)
Zpak
(Rx)
Cipro is an antibiotic.
Zpak is an eye & vision care product. an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.3
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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October 22, 1987
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
76,116 Discussions
26,461 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Pouchitis
#5 for Prostatitis
#8 for Chlamydia
#10 for Abscess
#12 for Anthrax
Cipro is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Zpak is prescribed for Sinus Infections, Infection, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Streptococcal Infection and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cip
Allergy
7
Nausea
5
Tiredness
5
Anxiety
3
Depression
2
Weakness
2
Stomach Pain
2
Cramping
2
Back Pain
2
Insomnia
2
Zpa
Dizziness
2
Weakness
2
Exhaustion
1
Stomach Pain
1
Weight Gain
1
Chest Pain
1
Nasal Congestion
1
Migraines
1
Stomach Problems
1
Tingling
1
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Allergy
Cip
Zpa
7
0
Nausea
Cip
Zpa
5
0
Tiredness
Cip
Zpa
5
0
Anxiety
Cip
Zpa
3
0
Depression
Cip
Zpa
2
0
Weakness
Cip
Zpa
2
2
Stomach Pain
Cip
Zpa
2
1
Cramping
Cip
Zpa
2
0
Back Pain
Cip
Zpa
2
0
Insomnia
Cip
Zpa
2
0
Dizziness
Zpa
Cip
2
0
Weakness
Zpa
Cip
2
2
Exhaustion
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Stomach Pain
Zpa
Cip
1
2
Weight Gain
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Chest Pain
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Nasal Congestion
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Migraines
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Stomach Problems
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Tingling
Zpa
Cip
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Cipro during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Zpak and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 200 mg, 400 mg, 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Suspension: 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Should be taken 2 hours before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be decreased.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ciprofloxacin
Azithromycin, Azithromycin Hydrogen Citrate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cipro and Zpak: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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