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Buy Ofloxacin


(Generic alternative to Floxin)

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100 Tablet
100 Tablet


This medication is discontinued and cannot be supplied by CanDrugStore.


What is Floxin/Ofloxacin used for?

This medicine is used to treat adults with mild to moderate infections such as lower respiratory tract infections, including chronic bronchitis and pneumonia, sexually transmitted diseases (except syphilis), pelvic inflammatory disease, and infections of the urinary tract, prostate gland, and skin caused by certain bacteria.

If you have any questions about your medicine, please talk with your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. This medicine is only to be used by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not give it to others. This information is advisory only. It does not contain all information about this medicine. If you have any questions about your medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

How should Floxin/Ofloxacin be stored?

Store below 86 degrees F. Keep Tablet in a closed container.

General drug information:

General Information

When should Floxin/Ofloxacin not be taken?

Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any ingredient in this medicine or to similar medications you have a history of tendon inflammation or tendon rupture due to this medicine or similar medicines

What precautions should I follow when taking Floxin/Ofloxacin?

Before using this medicine, tell your health care provider about any of the following: if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding if you are taking any prescription medicine, nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement if you have a history of hardening in the arteries in the brain if you have gonorrhea if you have diabetes if you have a history of seizures or brain disorder if you are taking warfarin or theophylline if you have liver or kidney disease if you have any other medical condition

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Floxin/Ofloxacin?

This medicine can cause convulsions, increased pressure in the head, psychosis, tremors, restlessness, light-headedness, nervousness, confusion, depression, nightmares, insomnia, hallucinations, dizziness, light headedness, inflammation of the bowels, rupture in the muscle tendons in your hand, shoulder, or heel.

What are the side effects of Floxin/Ofloxacin?

Most severe:  Convulsions; increased pressure within the head; bizarre behavior; lightheadedness; tremors; restlessness; agitation; nervousness; anxiety; confusion; hallucinations; paranoia; depression; nightmares; sleeplessness; suicidal thoughts; shock (pale skin); loss of consciousness; tingling; severe allergic reaction (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; shortness of breath; swelling of the face, tongue, and lips); fever; joint or muscle pain; serum sickness; urination problems; yellowing of skin or eyes; fatigue; loss of appetite; dark urine; pale stools; bloody stools; stomach pain/cramps; excessive urination, thirst, or hunger; difficulty swallowing.

Most common:  Nausea; headache; dizziness; vaginal itching.

Other:  Itching; vaginal infection; changes in taste; dry mouth; tiredness; gas; sore throat; sleep disorders; drowsiness; trunk pain; vaginal discharge; changes in vision; constipation; tendon swelling or pain; sensitivity to sunlight.

How should I take Floxin/Ofloxacin?

How much medicine you take and how often you take it depends on many factors, including the condition being treated, your age, and weight. If you have any questions about the amount and/or frequency of the medicine you are taking, talk with your health care provider. Carefully read the patient leaflet provided with this medicine and reread it each time you get your prescription refilled. This medicine may be taken with or without meals. Drink plenty of liquids while taking this medicine. Do not use medicines like ibuprofen (or other anti-inflammatory medicines) while taking this medicine. Do not take antacids containing magnesium or aluminum, sucralfate, didanosine chewable Tablet or oral solution, calcium, or products that contain iron or minerals within 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking this medicine. Do not use medicines, like ibuprofen, while taking this medicine. Stop taking this medicine and talk with your doctor if you experience pain, inflammation, or swelling of a tendon. Get plenty of rest and stop exercising until your doctor has determined the cause. Stop using this medicine and contact your health care provider at once if any of the following occur: Skin rash, hives or other skin reactions; rapid heartbeat; difficulty swallowing or breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; tightness of the throat; hoarseness; any other sign of an allergic reaction. Continue to take this medicine until all of the prescribed medicine has been taken. Failure to take a full course of therapy may prevent complete elimination of bacteria, causing the infection to return. Long-term or repeated use of this medicine may cause a second infection. You may need to stop taking this medicine and start another medication to treat the second infection. Contact your doctor if signs of a second infection occur. If severe diarrhea, stomach pain or cramps, or bloody stools occurs, talk with your doctor at once. This could be a sign of a serious side effect requiring instant medical attention. Do not treat diarrhea without talking with your doctor. Stop using this medicine at the first appearance of rash, skin burning, redness, swelling, blisters, itching, or skin inflammation and talk with your health care provider. This medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or lightheadedness. Use caution when driving or performing other tasks requiring alertness, coordination, or physical dexterity. This medicine may cause sensitivity to sunlight. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun or other ultraviolet (UV) light (eg, tanning beds). Use sunscreens and wear protective clothing until tolerance is determined. Diabetic patients should monitor their blood sugar regularly while taking this medicine with an antidiabetic medicine. Stop using this medicine and talk with your doctor at once if a reaction caused by low blood sugar occurs. Lab tests will be required to monitor therapy if you are taking this medicine for a long period of time. Be sure to keep appointments. Do not stop taking this medicine without checking with your health care provider. Patients with previous medical conditions should talk with their health care provider before taking this medicine. Do not take more medicine than prescribed unless advised to do so by your doctor or health care provider. Do not take any other over-the-counter or prescription medications without talking with your healthcare provider. This includes any herbal preparations or dietary supplements. If a dose is missed, take it as soon as possible. If several hours have passed or if it is nearing time for the next dose, do not double the dose to catch up, unless advised by your healthcare provider. If more than one dose is missed, contact your health care provider or pharmacist.