Nowadays sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are on the rise: they are represented by a large number of pathologies. According to the World Health Organization, there are around 250 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections recorded each year.
Many infections, including venereal diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea, cancroid, venereal lymphogranulomatosis, donovanosus, chlamydia infection a non-neoplastic urethritis – have bacterial etiology and require treatment with antibacterial medicine in general and Cipro in particular.
Cipro is a leading antibiotic combined with synthetic antimicrobial active ingredient fluoroquinolones for more efficiency. Ciprofloxacin has an excellent record in the treatment of complex urogenital infections caused by Chlamydia, Mycoplasma or Gardnerella. The doctor can prescribe the Ciprofloxacin as an intravenous drip or in the form of tablets. In any case, the active substances of the drug are quickly absorbed by blood and by the tissues. The concentration of the drug in the infected tissues can be several times higher than in the blood.
Gonorrhea is one of the most common venereal diseases. It is a sexually transmitted disease that damages cylindrical and glandular epithelium. It can take several forms: from uncomplicated to severe ones.
Men with gonorrhea have painful, frequent urination. They experience burning and itching. The urine can change its color, and the erection is painful. If the disease is left untreated, there is a high risk of complications that affect testicles, the gonads and other important organs. When infected with gonorrhea, women don’t have pronounced symptoms. Sometimes, they can experience yellow vaginal discharge and pain in the lower abdomen. They also can have frequent and painful urination as a disease progresses.
Chlamydiosis is another sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria – chlamydia. The patient usually experiences painful urination, itching in the genital area and unusual discharges.
Ciprofloxacin is used for the treatment of chlamydia and mycoplasmosis. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Also, its active ingredient of fluoroquinolone has a bactericidal effect, which allows combating chlamydia not only in the replication phase but also in the growth state.
Doctors prescribe Cipro for treatment of gonorrhea. It is an antibiotic of a broad spectrum to treat infections caused by gram-positive and gram-negative aerobic and anaerobic microorganisms. Ciprofloxacin treats all strains of the pathogenic bacteria causing gonorrhea.
It is highly useful in cases of multiple localization of the disease. Therefore, ciprofloxacin is prescribed for gonorrhea of the pharynx and rectum.
Typically, Ciprofloxacin is usually prescribed for gonorrhea as a single dose. Ciprofloxacin has almost 100% efficacy for treatment of gonorrhea in an uncomplicated form even with a single dose. In severe and complicated cases it can be extended to 7 days. Compared to other similar drugs, Ciprofloxacin has a lower risk of allergic reactions. Doctors recommend it because it has minor side effects and high efficiency.
Despite the fact that ciprofloxacin is well tolerated and has no side effects, it is not prescribed to epileptics, children under the age of 15, breastfeeding mothers, pregnant women and people with allergies to quinolone.