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    Pefloxacin

    Information about Pefloxacin

    Pefloxacin uses

    Pefloxacin 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 pefloxacin works

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

    Common side effects of pefloxacin

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Pefloxacin

    • ₹41
      Profess Health Products P Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹34 to ₹45
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹24
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹51
      Wockhardt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹51
      Indchemie Health Specialities Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹144
      Zydus Cadila
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹42
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹40
      Veritaz Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹19
      Unichem Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹10
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Pefloxacin

    • 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 Pefloxacin 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 05 October, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)