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What is Ofloxacin?

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of drugs known as Fluoroquinolones and is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

Uses

It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections like Gonorrhea, Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Chlamydia, Prostate infections, and Urinary tract infections.

Dosage

It should be used as prescribed by a physician.

Side Effects

Possible side effects include Vaginitis, Headache, Dizziness, Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Insomnia, Chest pain, Abdominal pain, Flatulence, Fatigue, Sore throat, Tendon problems, Mood changes, Low blood sugar, Rashes, Dry mouth, Abnormal taste in the mouth, External genital itching in women, Lightheadedness, Visual disturbances and others not listed here.

Contraindications

This medication should not be used by people who are allergic to Ofloxacin or other Fluoroquinolones. Those who suffer from Myasthenia gravis, Hepatic or Renal issues, Tendon, bone or joint problems, Arthritis, Seizures, Aneurysm, Hypokalemia, and other conditions not listed here, should inform a physician before using this product.

Precautions

It should not be used by people under 18 years of age. If you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, inform your doctor before using this drug.

Interactions

Ofloxacin may interact with other drugs, like Calcium, Magnesium, or Aluminium-containing antacids, Didanosine, Vitamin or mineral supplements, Theophylline, Diuretics, Antidiabetic drugs, Antidepressants, Antipsychotic drugs, NSAIDs, and Steroid medicines.

What bacteria does Ofloxacin kill?

Ofloxacin is effective in the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections.

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