What is Ofloxacin?

Ofloxacin is quinolon group of drug .It is an antibiotic mainly used for typhoid fever.and gut infections.

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i had UTI before and was given nitrofuranton ,afterthen no symptoms seen and recently i had sex and come across same pain and takinf ofloxacin right now ,what are it's effects?does it make any sideeffects..and also can i take ofloxacin during my peroid?
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Greetings from health care magic!!! I am Dr Thakker and shall be answering your question.

I can understand your concern about the effect of Ofloxacin. I will try my best to answer your question and guide you through the problem.

I would recommend not to go for self treatment...
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Can I give ofloxacin & ornidazole for 6 year old, he is having abdomin pain before going to bathroom for last 4 days, earlier stools were not that watery , last time he went was bit loose. He is fine after going to bathroom, he is going to bathroom 2 times a day, which is not normal for , he only goes 1 time a day. He doesnot have fever. I gave 1 zedott 10dt yesterday night, he is still sleeping, thinking of giving ofloxacin today as we have to do international travel to night. Please prescribe dosage, and if it is ok to give.
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Ofloxacin +Ornidazole combination is availble.
Calculate Ofloxacin 50 mg/kg body weight and give in 2 divided doses.
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Please feel free to ask any more queries if required
Take care
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My child aged about 2 years is suffering from vomitting, loose motions and now has high fever(103 deg) also. She has been prescribed Crocin suspension And Ofloxacin suspension 1/2 tea spoon twice a day. However the medicine I got from the chemist is Ofloxacin Forte suspension. What should be the dosage for ths?
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Ofloxacin belongs to a family of medications called quinolone antibiotics. They are normally only used in children in severe infections where no other antibiotics would be effective.The reason for this is the small risk of damage to the musculosketal...
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what is dosage(ofloxacin suspension) to be given for 2 year old child
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My child was found to have E coli infections when we took the urine culture,60000 colonies/,is it advisable to use ofloxacin and what dosage should be given for 2 year old child
Hello, dosage of ofloxacin in a child is given according to weight and not by age of child. Secondly, urine culture is showing e.coli more than 60000 colonies per ml but we have to look at the complete report like organism is sensitive and resistant to which antibiotics. I think that you should...
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Hi,my son is having pyrexia of unknown origin .cultures negative,emperically started on anti malerial chloroquin-not working hence doctor has started him on ofloxacin syrup ...i will appreciate if u let me know if it is safe and what is the right dose for a 7 years old child weighing 17 kg with normal renal parameters
Respected user, hi I evaluated your query thoroughly.
* Safe.
* Dosage 75 mg morning & evening after meals for prescribed period of time.
Hope this helps you.
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3 days back i was feeling doctor prescribed me few tablets,aftr taking tablets lose motion started.den he priscribed me Tinidazole 500 & ofloxacin. loose motion not yet stopped from last two days its been more than 20 times.its in abt 1 to 2 tea spoon stool qty.only liquid with blood is coming no solid.Plz help
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Thank for asking
Your query being appreciated, what the symptom you have of diarrhea could be drug induced and antibiotic might be the cause so instead of taking medicine for to check the diarrhea, better to stop the antibiotic which causes the diarrhea and another antibiotic...
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I have got a swollen eyelid since morning. It happened 2 months back also and a GP prescribed me ofloxacin ophthaimic solution 0.3%. Can i continue that ?
Brief Answer:
You can use ofloxacin eye drops.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to Health care magic.

I am Dr. Dadapeer K, an ophthalmologist and I answer health problems related to eye.

It seems from the history that you are having swollen eye lid.
Thid can be because of inflammatory swelling of...
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hi.. my doctor prescribed me ornidazole-ofloxacin combination for loose motions. i took one tablet and started having severe itching. I took relent and the itching subsided.. now should i continue this ornidazole-ofloxacin tablet or what.. please advise..
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I really appreciate your concern, it may be drug sensitivity but it has to be confirmed once it is being confirmed then you have to stop that medicine and inform the doctor about this, hope this information helps.
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