Eflox

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Eflox

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Eflox Information

Eflox is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Eflox have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Eflox depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Eflox side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Eflox go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Eflox's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Eflox has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Eflox related warnings section.

Eflox can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Eflox in conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Eflox contraindications section.

Drug interactions for Eflox have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Eflox is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Eflox Benefits & Uses
  2. Eflox Dosage & How to Take
  3. Eflox Side Effects
  4. Eflox Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Eflox with Other Drugs
  6. Eflox Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Eflox
  8. Eflox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Eflox Benefits & Uses

Eflox is used to treat the following -

  1. Urinary Tract Infection Primary
  2. Ear Infection Primary
  3. Gonorrhea
  4. Skin Infections
  5. Bacterial Infections Primary
  6. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  7. Bronchitis
  8. Prostatitis
  9. Hearing Loss
  10. Ringing in ears
  11. Ear Pain
  12. Eye Infections Primary
  13. Swollen Eyes
  14. Diarrhoea
  15. Ear canal infection
  16. Typhoid Fever

Eflox Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Eflox

Ofloxacin

Eflox Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Eflox is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Polyuria
  5. Rash
  6. Insomnia Mild
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Drowsiness
  10. Fever Mild
  11. Chills
  12. Constipation Moderate
  13. Vaginal inflammation
  14. Hepatitis
  15. Jaundice Moderate
  16. Visual impairment
  17. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  18. Bronchospasm
  19. Hearing Loss Severe

Eflox Related Warnings

Is the use of Eflox safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may experience moderate side effects from Eflox. It is best to stop taking Eflox immediately and inform your doctor if you notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Eflox safe during breastfeeding?

Eflox can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Eflox on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Eflox on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Eflox on the Liver?

Side effects of Eflox rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Eflox on the Heart?

Eflox may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Eflox with Other Drugs

Eflox should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Eflox Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Eflox unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Atrial Fibrillation
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Calcium Deficiency
  4. Potassium Deficiency
  5. Thyroid
  6. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  7. Kidney Disease
  8. Diabetes

Frequently asked Questions about Eflox

Is this Eflox habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Eflox is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Eflox can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Eflox is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Eflox is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Eflox Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Eflox

Some foods when eaten with Eflox can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Eflox

Consuming Eflox with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Severe

Eflox FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

How to use Eflox?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , Internal Medicine

Eflox should be taken with a meal. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. Drinking extra water will help prevent some unwanted effects of this medicine. Do not take this medicine along with milk, yogurt, or other dairy products, it may reduce the absorption of a drug. Take it exactly as directed by the physician.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Eflox without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

Eflox is a prescription drug, hence do not take Eflox without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Eflox with metformin?

Take Eflox if your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, keep a close check on blood sugar levels as metformin is known to cause hypoglycemia( sudden dip in blood sugar levels). In case you are experiencing severe hypoglycemia, please inform your doctor immediately.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Eflox used for typhoid fever?

Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

Yes Eflox is used to treat typhoid fever. If other antibiotics are resistance to salmonella typhi then it is very effective to treat typhoid fever. however, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment for typhoid fever.

Question over 1 year ago

Can Eflox affect tendons and muscles?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, long-term use of Eflox can increase the risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture in some people. However, the exact mechanism of tendon rupture is not known. If you suffer from tendon rupture or any kind of muscular pain after consuming this drug, please consult your doctor immediately.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

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