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What to avoid while taking ofloxacin?

What to avoid while taking ofloxacin?

Safe in all regards: Ofloxacin eye drops have minimal systemic absorption and there are no contraindications to other meds while taking it. ...Read more

Dr. David Fredricks
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Ofloxacin (Definition)

Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Does ofloxacin work children dysentery? Is it the recommended treatment?

Does ofloxacin work children dysentery?  Is it the recommended treatment?

Yes and no: Fluoroquinolones including Ofloxacin are indicated to treat multiply resistant shigellosis. However, almost all cases found in United States are susceptible to ceftriaxone. Side effect affecting soft tissues, e.g., tendon rupture, limit the use of "floxacin" in children under 17 years of age. ...Read more

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If 2 weeks of ofloxacin is enough to cure epididymitis. Could the feeling I still have slowly disappear without any further treatment?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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If 2 weeks of ofloxacin is enough to cure epididymitis. Could the feeling I still have slowly disappear without any further treatment?

Yes, ...: A 2-week course of antibiotics will cure most of infection-related epididymitis if sensitive. But resolution ache and induration will take time, but in a highly variable duration and occasionally, complete disappearance of both may linger or be impossible. So, wait and see; let your body do the job and time tell the story of you. ...Read more

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What medicines or foods should I avoid while taking ofloxacin?

What medicines or foods should I avoid while taking ofloxacin?

Dairy products: Ofloxacin can be taken with food, and with a full glass of water. It is recommended not to drink milk or eat dairy products, or take antacids or vitamins within 2 hours before or after taking ofloxacin. There are a number of medications that can interact with ofloxacin. Check here for details: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/ofloxacin.html ...Read more

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Could you explain what are ofloxacin & ornidazole tablets used for?

Antibiotics : Afloxacun is an antibiotic used fir bacterial. nfections in eye. Ornidazole are used for protozoan infection . ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Floxin (Definition)

Floxin is a fluoroquinolone which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic (Definition)

Fluoroquinolones are a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more