Information about Prulifloxacin

    Prulifloxacin uses

    Prulifloxacin 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 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
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      Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
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      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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      Cipla Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      United Biotech Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Hetero Drugs Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
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      Invision Medi Sciences Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Prulifloxacin

    • 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 Prulifloxacin 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 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 05 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)