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23 Jul 2006

MENINGITIS PROPHYLAXIS
After how long can the contacts be given prophylactic treatment of meningococcal meningitis (ciprofloxacin 500mg stat) again if they get another exposure within a period of 1 week after they were given prophylactic treatment for the first time?
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01 Jan 0001

Ciprofloxacin can be taken as often as twice daily - the dosage in case of bacterial infections. If you have indeed been re-exposed, another dose can be taken as early as 12 hours later, However, try avoiding re-exposure.
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