A 42-year-old male asked:
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i was prescribed ofloxacin nd drotaday medicine for digestive tract infection..but i am allergic to oflaxacin..kindly suggest alternate?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Please explain: How is it that you knew you were allergic to Ofloxacin and you let your doctor prescribe it anyway? Asking a patient if they are allergic to any prescribed drug is an important part of the routine. You should explain your mistake to your doctor and he can suggest an alternative.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

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