Ciprofloxacin vs Doxycycline for UTI

Ciprofloxacin
(Rx)
Doxycycline
(Rx)
Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic.
Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.4
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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June 9, 2004
October 27, 1983
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,459 Discussions
65,662 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Chlamydia
#5 for Prostatitis
#7 for Anthrax
#8 for Ear Infection
#9 for Typhoid
Ciprofloxacin is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Lyme
#4 for Chlamydia
#6 for Rosacea
#7 for Itching
#8 for Inflammation
#9 for UTI
#10 for Malaria
#11 for Mycoplasma
#14 for Syphilis
#15 for NSU
Our data suggest that Doxycycline is taken for Acne and Lyme, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Infection and Chlamydia.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cip
Allergy
9
Nausea
7
Tiredness
4
Stomach Pain
4
Anxiety
3
Dizziness
3
Weakness
3
Back Pain
2
Depression
2
Diabetes
2
Dox
Nausea
6
Depression
4
Dizziness
2
Joint Pain
2
Stomach Problems
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Tingling
2
Sore Throat
1
Numbness
1
Bloating
1
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Ciprofloxacin
Cip
Doxycycline
Dox
Allergy
Cip
Dox
9
0
Nausea
Cip
Dox
7
6
Tiredness
Cip
Dox
4
0
Stomach Pain
Cip
Dox
4
0
Anxiety
Cip
Dox
3
0
Dizziness
Cip
Dox
3
2
Weakness
Cip
Dox
3
0
Back Pain
Cip
Dox
2
0
Depression
Cip
Dox
2
4
Diabetes
Cip
Dox
2
0
Nausea
Dox
Cip
6
7
Depression
Dox
Cip
4
2
Dizziness
Dox
Cip
2
3
Joint Pain
Dox
Cip
2
0
Stomach Problems
Dox
Cip
2
0
Sun Sensitivity
Dox
Cip
2
0
Tingling
Dox
Cip
2
0
Sore Throat
Dox
Cip
1
0
Numbness
Dox
Cip
1
0
Bloating
Dox
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 Ciprofloxacin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Suspension: 6 % (6 mg/0.1 mL), 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 500 mg
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 , Ciprofloxacin Lactate/Dextrose 5%-Water , Ciprofloxacin Lactate
Doxycycline Hyclate, Doxycycline Monohydrate, Doxycycline Calcium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Ciprofloxacin and Doxycycline: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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