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Ofloxacin Allergy In Children
Ofloxacin allergy: Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that is often used to treat middle & outer ear infections when used as ear drops & for a wide variety of infections when used IV or orally. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Floxin allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens. Floxin is an antibiotic. Allergic reactions can occur with 1st dose. “Reactions have included: cardiovascular collapse, hypotension/shock, seizure, loss of consciousness, tingling, angioedema (including tongue, laryngeal, throat, or facial edema/swelling), airway obstruction (including bronchospasm, shortness ...Read more
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
Cellulitis: The appropriate treatment of cellulitis depends on many factors such as underlying medical conditions, extent and location of the cellulitis. A culture is helpful, however not always possible to obtain. For antibiotic choice, drug interactions, sensitivity of the most common organisms, and any intolerances or allergies are all important. Oflox may be a good choice; tendinopathies have been seen. ...Read more
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
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
No: Will have no effect on a boil. ...Read more
My uncle took 5 tablets of ornidazole 500 mg & ofloxacin 200mg by mistake, the day before. His K-3.10.dir bilirubin- 0.40, tot-1.70, indir-1.30. Ps he?
The low potassium:
Is probably from the diarrhea and the dosage of ornidazole/orlfloxin probably not harmful but a call to the POISON CONTROL CENTER for exact information is my strong suggestion!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Nothing: It will not harm the ear.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: These are different classes of medications. Ofloxaxin is an antibiotic to treat bacterial infections of the eye, and naphcon a is an ocular decongestant/antihistamine that is often used for alleviating watery red itchy eyes. Although these meds may be used together, i'd advise that the more important one is ofloxacin. Treating the infection should alleviate your symptoms. If not, c your eye md. ...Read more
What is the difference between ofloxacin and neomycin eardrops? My son is 4w tubes in 1ear&hole in the other from a tube.
Hello dr my girlfriend told me she effected by urea plasma...And she gave me to take this tab. Inosine pranobex and doxycyclin, ofloxacin. Is that go?
Consult: Please consult with us to help fully answer your concerns. ...Read more
Not immediate: Ofloxacin ear drop is an antibacterial medication. You will not see/feel immediate relief in your ear symptoms when you begin to use it. If you are looking for pain relief, an otc pain reliever will likely work faster. I usually tell my patients that they will start to notice improvement in ear infection symptoms as early as 24-48 hours of use. ...Read more
Diarrhoea for 3weeks whilst in Asia. Taking doxycycline daily. Have just been prescribed 800mg ofloxacin and 2 sachets of bioflor daily. Is this ok?
Diarrhea: Based on the countries you traveled to and the food habits the cause of diarrhea can be variable. A stool study done by notifying the lab to look for certain pathogens may be the best option. A certain stool test can determine if there is inflammation (lactoferin). Emperic abx may not always help and may not be needed. Best of luck ...Read more
Yes: Al, the Floxin (ofloxacin) otic the two are used for different reasons. The penicillin is a drug that hopefully will destroy bacteria in the middle ear and the Floxin (ofloxacin) is a topical antibiotic. It is very important to know that if you have a middle ear infection without drainage and the external ear canal is normal, the Floxin (ofloxacin) otic would be useless. ...Read more
You seem to like: ofloxacin, and yet it's one of the strongest and most toxic fluorinated antibiotics around, and used often for hospital treated cellulitis and serious urinary tract infections. Do speak with your doctor FIRST to find out what's best for you, what strains you're resistant to, so you are targeting your therapy accurately & not shotgunning your care by guessing. (I know you can buy this OTC in Egypt.) ...Read more