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.
- antibiotic drug
Example sentences of the word ciprofloxacin
1. Noun, singular or mass
Regardless of the brand name, ciprofloxacin should never be taken in combination with milk or other dairy products, which can interact with the drug to make it less effective.
2. Verb, base form
In a study published in the journal Clinical Pharmacological Therapy in 1991, researchers gave patients ciprofloxacin together with milk or yogurt to see how the combination altered the drug's effectiveness.
3. Noun, plural
Clindamycin and ciprofloxacin are two antibiotics with a higher risk for _C.