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.
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.