Proflox 0.3 % Drop

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Overview

Uses of Proflox Drop

Proflox 0.3 % Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Proflox Drop side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Proflox Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Proflox 0.3 % Drop is to be taken with food.

How Proflox Drop works

Proflox 0.3 % Drop is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Proflox Drop related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Proflox 0.3 % Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Proflox 0.3 % Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Proflox 0.3 % Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Proflox 0.3 % Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Proflox 0.3 % Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Proflox Drop?

If you miss a dose of Proflox 0.3 % Drop, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Proflox 0.3 % Drop 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 Proflox 0.3 % Drop 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Proflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Proflox

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Proflox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Proflox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can the use of Proflox increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Proflox is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Proflox. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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