Information about Prulifloxacin

    Prulifloxacin uses

    Prulifloxacin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How prulifloxacin works

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

    Common side effects of prulifloxacin

    Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction

    Available Medicine for Prulifloxacin

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      Lupin Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹300
      Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹433
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹319
      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹412
      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹225
      Hetero Drugs Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹397
      Invision Medi Sciences Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Prulifloxacin

    • Do not start or continue the prulifloxacin tablet if you are allergic to prulifloxacin or any of the its ingredients.
    • Do not take prulifloxacin if you have history of tendon diseases related to administration of quinolones.
    • Do not take prulifloxacin if you have celiac disease (hypersensitivity to gluten for small intestine, leading to difficulty in digesting food).
    • Avoid using prulifloxacin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
    • Avoid use in elderly patients (risk of tendon damage).
    • Avoid exposure to sunlight or UV rays.
    • Do not use for prolonged duration, as it may result in development of drug-resistant bacteria.
    • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of following disease conditions: G6PD deficiency fits (seizures), low potassium and calcium in the blood, rhythm disorders, kidney problems.

    Frequently asked questions for Prulifloxacin


    Q. Prulifloxacin is used for?
    Prulifloxacin is used to treat acute uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections (simple cystits) and complicated lower urinary tract infections. It is also used to treat severe symptoms of chronic inflammation of the air passages (bronchitis).Patient should follow the advice of doctor regarding its use.

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