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For Staff - Exposure to suspect biological agent

White powder incident

Members of the public who have been exposed to a suspect biological agent should receive an initial 10 days' Ciprofloxacin as prophylaxis against anthrax, plague, tularaemia or other biological agent. This is a precuation until laboratory results are known. Initial and follow-up treatments should be provided under the emergency PGDs below. 

Adults and Children (over 12 years)

PGD Ciprofloxacin 500mg Initial Supply 2014

PGD Ciprofloxacin 500mg Further Supply 2014   

Ciprofloxacin 500mg sample label

Ciprofloxacin Initial Course information Leaflet

Ciprofloxacin Information for user  

PGD Doxycycline 100mg initial supply 2014 (NB for adults amd children aged 8 and over)

PGD Doxycycline 100mg Further Supply 2014

Antibiotic collection centre registration form


PGD Ciprofloxacin initial supply for children 2014  

PGD Ciprofloxacin further supply for children 2014

Oral syringe instructions for use

Ciprofloxacin suspension sample label

Cirpofloxacin 250mg sample label