Ciprofloxacin is indicated for the treatment of the following infections caused by sensitive bacteria:
Severe systemic infections: e.g; septicemia, bacteremia, peritonitis, infections in immunosuppressed patients with haematological or solid tumors and in patients in intensive care unit with specific problems such as infected burns.
Respiratory tract infections: Lobar and broncho pneumonia, acute and chronic bronchitis and empyema.
Urinary tract infections: Uncomplicated and complicated urethritis, cystitis, pyelonephritis, prostatitis and epididymitis.
Skin and soft tissue infections: Infected ulcers, wound infections, abscesses, cellulitis, otitis externa, erysipelas and infected burns.
Gastrointestinal infections: Enteric fever, infective diarrhea.
Infections of the biliary tract: Cholangitis, cholecystitis, empyema of the gall bladder.
Intra-abdominal infections: Peritonitis, intra abdominal abscesses.
Bone and joint infections: Osteomyelitis, septic arthritis.
Pelvic infections: Salpingitis, endometritis, pelvic inflammatory diseases.
Eye, ear, nose and throat infections: Otitis media, sinusitis, mastoiditis, tonsillitis.
Gonorrhoea: Urethral, rectal and pharyngeal gonorrhoea caused by beta-lactamase producing organism or organisms moderately sensitive to penicillin