Description

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent. The bactericidal action of ciprofloxacin results from the inhibition of both type II topoisomerase (DNA-gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair and recombination.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Ciprofloxacin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01M Quinolone antibacterials → J01MA Fluoroquinolones
Ciprofloxacin
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AE Fluoroquinolones
Ciprofloxacin
S Sensory organs → S01 Ophthalmologicals → S01A Antiinfectives → S01AX Other antiinfectives
Ciprofloxacin
S Sensory organs → S02 Otologicals → S02A Antiinfectives → S02AA Antiinfectives
Ciprofloxacin
S Sensory organs → S03 Ophthalmological and otological preparations → S03A Antiinfectives → S03AA Antiinfectives

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