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Ofloxacin

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Ofloxacin

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Ofloxacin Information

Ofloxacin Benefits & Uses

Ofloxacin is used to treat the following -

Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ofloxacin 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

Ofloxacin Related Warnings

Is the use of Ofloxacin safe for pregnant women?

Ofloxacin may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Ofloxacin again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Ofloxacin safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Ofloxacin. Immediately discontinue Ofloxacin if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Ofloxacin on the Kidneys?

Ofloxacin may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Ofloxacin on the Liver?

Side effects of Ofloxacin rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Ofloxacin on the Heart?

Ofloxacin is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Ofloxacin with Other Drugs

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

Ofloxacin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin

Is this Ofloxacin habit forming or addictive?

Ofloxacin is not addictive in nature.

No

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

After taking Ofloxacin you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Ofloxacin is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Ofloxacin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Ofloxacin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Ofloxacin

When consumed with certain foods, Ofloxacin may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Ofloxacin

Taking Ofloxacin with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe

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References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Floxin® (ofloxacin)
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