Floxin can be used for treating mild to moderate infections due to certain bacteria. Floxin can be a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It kills sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to live.
Use Floxin as directed from your doctor.
Ask your doctor questions you could have regarding how to make use of Floxin.
Store Floxin below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and lightweight. Store in a very tightly closed container. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Floxin out from the reach of children and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Ofloxacin.
All medicines could cause unwanted side effects, but a majority of people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most typical unwanted side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; dizziness; headache; decrease of appetite; nausea; sensitivity to sunlight; sleep disorders; vomiting.
Seek medical help immediately if any of these severe unwanted side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness inside chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); agitation; anxiety; bizarre behavior; bloody stools; confusion; convulsions; dark urine; decreased urination; depression; diarrhea (severe or continuing); difficulty swallowing; excessive urination, thirst, or hunger; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fatigue; fever, chills, or unusual cough; hallucinations; hoarseness; joint or muscle pain or swelling; lightheadedness; loss of consciousness; mental or mood changes; nervousness; nightmares; pale stools; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; restlessness; seizures; shortness of breath; shock (pale skin); sleeplessness; severe or persistent stomach pain/cramps; suicidal thoughts; tendon pain, inflammation, or swelling; tightness from the throat; tingling; tremors; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; urination problems; vaginal irritation or discharge; yellowing of skin or eyes.
This is not a total list of all unwanted effects that will occur. If you have questions regarding unwanted effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Floxin if:
Contact your physician or health care provider without delay if some of these sign up for you.
Some medical ailments may interact with Floxin. Tell your physician or pharmacist for those who have any medical conditions, in particular when any in the following apply to you:
Some medicines may talk with Floxin. Tell your health care provider if you take some other medicines, especially any of the following:
This is probably not an entire listing of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Floxin may interact with other medicines which you take. Check with your doctor before starting, stop, or alter the dose from a medicine.
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