Information about Lomefloxacin

    Lomefloxacin uses

    Lomefloxacin 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 lomefloxacin works

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

    Common side effects of lomefloxacin

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Lomefloxacin

    • ₹37
      Kopran Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹30
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹111
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹19
      Exotic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹27
      Sunways India Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹58
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹9
      Alkem Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Lomefloxacin

    • 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 Lomefloxacin 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Lomefloxacin


    Q. What is lomefloxacin hydrochloride?
    Lomefloxacin hydrochloride is an antibiotic belonging to the fluoroquinolones group of medicines. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in lower respiratory tract (eg. bronchitis) and urinary tract.

    Content on this page was last updated on 15 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)