ofloxacin, Floxin (Discontinued Brand) (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Ofloxacin is used to treat pneumonia and bronchitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae and Streptococcus pneumoniae. It also is used in treating skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria. Ofloxacin is used to treat sexually transmitted diseases, such as gonorrhea and chlamydia, but is not effective against syphilis. Ofloxacin is used often to treat urinary infections, cystitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and prostate infections caused by E. Coli. Some strains of Streptococcus, Enterococcus, and anaerobic bacteria are resistant to ofloxacin.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of ofloxacin include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/18/2015

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