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How soon after taking ciprofloxacin will my symptoms improve?

You should begin to notice some easing of your symptoms a few days after you start taking ciprofloxacin. However, it may be a week or more before you get the full benefit of this drug. If you don't feel better or your symptoms get worse, tell your doctor. If your doctor has prescribed extended-release (long-acting) ciprofloxacin to treat a urinary tract infection, tell your him or her if you develop sudden back pain or fever. Your infection may be getting worse.

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