Information about Balofloxacin

    Balofloxacin uses

    Balofloxacin 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).

    How balofloxacin works

    Balofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

    Common side effects of balofloxacin

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Balofloxacin

    • ₹144 to ₹193
      Lupin Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹79
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹79
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹104 to ₹132
      Intel Pharmaceuticals
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹121
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Balofloxacin

    • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
    • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
    • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Balofloxacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
    • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.

    Content on this page was last updated on 04 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)