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Floxin Information

Floxin Benefits & Uses

Floxin is used to treat the following -

Floxin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Floxin


Floxin Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Insomnia Mild
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Fatigue Mild
  6. Constipation Moderate
  7. Colitis
  8. Akathisia
  9. Tremor
  10. Dry Mouth Mild
  11. Flushing
  12. Flatulence Mild
  13. Drowsiness
  14. Anxiety Mild
  15. Rash

Floxin Related Warnings

Is the use of Floxin safe for pregnant women?

Floxin may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Floxin, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.


Is the use of Floxin safe during breastfeeding?

Floxin should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Floxin on the Kidneys?

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


What is the effect of Floxin on the Liver?

Floxin has very mild side effects on the liver.


What is the effect of Floxin on the Heart?

Floxin is rarely harmful for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Floxin with Other Drugs

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



    Floxin Contraindications

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

    1. Suicidal Tendency
    2. Bipolar Disorder
    3. Liver Disease
    4. Heart Disease
    5. Calcium Deficiency
    6. Potassium Deficiency
    7. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Floxin

    Is this Floxin habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Floxin has not been reported.


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

    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Floxin. So it is best to avoid driving.


    Is it safe?

    Floxin should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    Yes, taking Floxin can treat mental disorders.


    Floxin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Floxin

    Taking Floxin with food does not harm your health.


    Interaction between Alcohol and Floxin

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Floxin as it can have severe side effects.

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


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