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Two different companies make generic Cipro XR (ciprofloxacin extended release), and the Food and Drug Administration considers these equivalent to the brand-name version. Although Cipro and Cipro XR contain the same active ingredient, these two products are not interchangeable, because they release the medication at different rates.
Can I Buy a Generic Version of Cipro XR?Cipro® XR (ciprofloxacin extended release) is a prescription antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections, including bladder infections (cystitis) and kidney infections (pyelonephritis). It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones, or quinolones for short.
Strengths of Generic Cipro XRGeneric Cipro XR tablets are available in the following strengths:
- Ciprofloxacin extended release 500 mg
- Ciprofloxacin extended release 1000 mg.