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    Information about Pefloxacin

    Pefloxacin uses

    Pefloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

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

    Expert advice for Pefloxacin

    • Always take pefloxacin along with food. 
    • Avoid sun or UV light exposure during pefloxacin therapy as it may cause photosensitivity.
    • Inform your doctor if you are additionally receiving treatment with theophylline, usually for lung diseases, as pefloxacin may cause theophylline toxicity.
    • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may become pregnant or breastfeeding. 

    Content on this page was last updated on 01 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)