Description and determination: The drug is an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolone. The active substance is ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin works by killing the bacteria that cause infections. It works only on the specific strains of bacteria. It is used in adults to treat the following bacterial infections: – respiratory infections – Prolonged or repeated ear infections or sinus – urinary tract infection – testicular infection – genital infections in women – infections of the digestive tract and intra-abdominal infections – Skin and soft tissue – Bone and joint infections – The treatment and prevention of infections in patients with a very low white blood cell count (neutropenia) – For the prevention of infection caused by Neisseria meningitidis – Inhalation anthrax (anthrax) In the case of severe infection or one that is caused by more than one type of bacteria it can be given additional antibiotic treatment. It is used in children and adolescents, under specialist medical supervision, to treat the following bacterial infections: – lung and bronchial infections in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis – complicated urinary tract infections, including infections that have reached the kidneys (pyelonephritis) – Inhalation anthrax (anthrax) If your doctor determines that it is necessary, medication can be used to treat other specific severe infections in children and adolescents.