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Ofloxacin: Oral tablet (200mg)

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Ofloxacin 200mg Tab
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Ofloxacin 200mg Tab
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Inc.
Pill Identification: R  |  160

What is this Medicine?

OFLOXACIN (oh FLOKS a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ofloxacin: Oral tablet(200mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet

NDC: 000937180
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Urethritis, Non-gonococcal Urethritis (NGU), Cystitis, Prostatitis, Chlamydia Infection, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Bronchitis, Cervicitis, Gonorrhea, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningococcal Infection Prophylaxis, Typhoid Fever, Anthrax Prophylaxis, Tuberculosis Infection, Anthrax, Traveler's Diarrhea, Traveler's Diarrhea Prophylaxis, Plague, Epididymitis, Plague Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet

Hallucinations Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rash Of Red Skin Bumps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Dysesthesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Blistery Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Tendon Rupture Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Moschcowitz Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Long Qt Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Not Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Heavy Menstrual Period Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Laryngeal Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Thinking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Death Of Liver Tissue Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Deafness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Runny Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Aplastic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Suddenly Stopped Heart Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Retaining Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Torsade De Pointes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.3-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
0.3-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
0.5-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
0.6-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Pus In Urine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Platelet Count Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Superinfection Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inceased Urination Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Glycosuria Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
1.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyposthenuria Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Lymphocytes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Calcium-containing foods and Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet(Ofloxacin)
Calcium-containing foods and Ofloxacin(Ofloxacin)
Food may decrease the actions of Ofloxacin (Floxin). It is best to take Ofloxacin on an empty stomach, 2 hours before or 2 hours after a meal. Foods high in calcium and iron may decrease the actions of Quinolone antibiotics such as Floxin. Dairy products or calcium-fortified juices may decrease the effectiveness of these antibiotics, which can reduce the drug's ability to cure your infection. Avoid taking these foods or beverages within 4 hours before or 2 hours after your Floxin dose. Discuss with your health care provider other foods that may affect Floxin.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Enteral Feedings and Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet(Ofloxacin)
Enteral Feedings and Ofloxacin(Ofloxacin)
Enteral feedings, such as Ensure or Sustacal, may decrease the actions of Ofloxacin, by decreasing its absorption from the stomach. Take Ofloxacin 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take Enteral Feedings to limit an interaction. Let your health care provider know you are using Enteral Feedings. Contact your health care provider if your condition being treated by Ofloxacin does not improve.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Foods High in Iron and Ofloxacin 200mg Tablet(Ofloxacin)
Foods High in Iron and Ofloxacin(Ofloxacin)
Food may decrease the actions of Ofloxacin (Floxin). It is best to take Ofloxacin on an empty stomach, 2 hours before or 2 hours after a meal. Foods high in calcium and iron may decrease the actions of Quinolone antibiotics such as Floxin. Dairy products or calcium-fortified juices may decrease the effectiveness of these antibiotics, which can reduce the drug's ability to cure your infection. Avoid taking these foods or beverages within 4 hours before or 2 hours after your Floxin dose. Discuss with your health care provider other foods that may affect Floxin.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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