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Floquin 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Floquin 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Floquin 500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Floquin Tablet

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Uses of Floquin Tablet

Floquin 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Floquin Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Floquin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Floquin 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Floquin 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Floquin Tablet works

Floquin 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Floquin Tablet

Expert advice for Floquin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Floquin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Floquin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Floquin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Floquin Tablet
Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Floquin 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Floquin 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Floquin 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Floquin 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Floquin 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Floquin 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Floquin 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Floquin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Floquin 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Floquin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Levofloxacin

Floquin is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Floquin with prednisone?
Floquin and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Floquin immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Floquin is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Floquin with loratadine?
Floquin can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Floquin with esomeprazole?
Floquin can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Floquin affect birth control?
Floquin can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Floquin with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Floquin for a tooth infection?
Floquin is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Floquin for streptococcal throat infection?
Floquin is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Floquin same as ciprofloxacin?
Floquin and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Floquin is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Floquin 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Floquin is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Floquin is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Floquin for tonsillitis?
Floquin is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Floquin with guaifenesin?
Floquin can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Floquin with paracetamol?
Floquin can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Floquin does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Floquin does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Floquin.
Yes, like any other medicine, Floquin has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Floquin treat bacterial vaginosis?
Floquin is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Floquin does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Floquin as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Floquin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Floquin is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Floquin is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Floquin belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.

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Taking Floquin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Floquin with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Floquin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Floquin with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Floquin with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Floquin with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Floquin with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Floquin with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Floquin with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Floquin with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
Floquin with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Floquin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Floquin with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Floquin with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Floquin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Floquin with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Floquin with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Floquin with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Floquin with Acarbose
MODERATE
Floquin with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Floquin with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Floquin with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Floquin with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
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