Proquin XR Drug Information

If you are an adult with a urinary tract infection (UTI), your healthcare provider may recommend Proquin® XR (ciprofloxacin hydrochloride). This antibiotic is specifically used for a certain type of infection known as cystitis (commonly known as a bladder infection). The medication comes in tablet form and is taken once daily for three days.
Before beginning treatment with Proquin XR, make sure your healthcare provider has information on your medical history. For example, you may not be able to take this drug if you have certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease, epilepsy, or rheumatoid arthritis. This antibiotic can also cause interactions with several medicines, so tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and nonprescription products.
(For more information on this drug, click Proquin XR. This article provides a complete overview of this antibiotic, with details on how it works, general precautions, and potential side effects.)
Last reviewed by: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD