• In the United States ciprofloxacin is pregnancy category C. This category includes drugs for which no adequate and well-controlled studies in human pregnancy exist, and for which animal studies have suggested the potential for harm to the fetus, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using ciprofloxacin and dexamethasone while you are pregnant. (drugs.com)
  • Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking AURO-CIPROFLOXACIN tablets against the benefits they expect it will have for you. (nps.org.au)
  • In the Targeted National Sewage Sludge Survey , a 2009 test of 84 samples of sewage sludge from around the U.S., the EPA found ciprofloxacin in every sample in concentrations ranging from 74.5 to 47,500 parts per billion. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Ciprofloxacin increases the risk of tendon rupture and worsening muscle weakness in people with the neurological disorder myasthenia gravis. (wikipedia.org)
  • An expert review of published data on experiences with ciprofloxacin use during pregnancy by the Teratogen Information System concluded therapeutic doses during pregnancy are unlikely to pose a substantial teratogenic risk (quantity and quality of data=fair), but the data are insufficient to state no risk exists. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ciprofloxacin is approved for the treatment of gonorrhea in many countries, but this recommendation is widely regarded as obsolete due to resistance development. (wikipedia.org)