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Floxin Prescribing Information

Floxin is a very famous and widely used antibiotic that is useful in treatment of a wide variety bacterial infections and inflammations. Floxin was researched and also patented in the year 1980 but was only approved for medical use after extensive testing and trails by the year 1985. It is a WHO approved drug and is listed as one of the most essential drugs around.Floxin is slightly expensive with a whole dosage course costing around 60$ to a 120$ in North America.

Every virus or bacteria has some form of DNA. Floxin works by distorting the DNA or dismembering the DNA of these bacteria. This is a very effective way to kill bacteria as once the DNA is distorted, they cannot multiply and cause havoc in the body of a human being.

Uses of Floxin

As mentioned earlier, Floxin is a very essential drug as it is classified as so by the World health organization. This means that it is a drug that has a lot of uses. Some of the uses of Floxin are as follows below:

  • Fight pneumonia
  • Plague
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Cellulitis
  • Prostatitis related conditions
  • Frequent infectious diarrhoea
  • Non-infectious diarrhoea
  • Tuberculosis, especially drug resistant kinds
  • Bacterial infection of the eye
  • Bacterial infection of the ear
  • Infection of hole in the ear drum

Side Effects of Floxin

Floxin is no doubt an essential drug that is used all around the world. But like most other drugs, it too comes with a host of side effects. It is always better to speak to your doctor regarding the side effects of any drug you are taking. Even after the start of a course, if you feel the side effects are intolerable or too much to handle, then you need to speak to your doctor as soon as possible to reduce the damage caused by the side effects. Here are some side effects of Floxin:

Major Side Effects

  • Rupture of the Tendons
  • Numbness caused by severe nerve damage
  • Paralysiscaused by severe nerve damage
  • Severe seizures
  • Psychosis.

Minor Side Effects

  • Vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Severe Diarrhoea
  • Headaches lasting a long time
  • Skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Vaginal Itching in women
  • Vaginal discharge in women
  • Change in taste buds/sense of taste
  • Problems in sleep cycle


Obviously, there are several times or conditions where you should avoid the usage of Floxin or limit its usage to a minimal but effective level. Your doctor will be able to tell you about the contraindications of Floxin in more detail. Here are some of the common contraindications of Floxin:

  • Undergone lung transplant
  • When you have a low seizure threshold
  • Numbness
  • Myasthenia Gravis Condition
  • When you have pain in feet
  • Tingling sensation in body
  • Condition where retina is detached
  • Heart Transplant
  • Kidney Transplant

Floxin and Pregnancy

Tests have not been made on human pregnancies but when tested on animals, problems in foetal bone developments have been found. It has a pregnancy rating of C – which means risks are not ruled out.

Mode of Ingestion

Floxing can be ingested either by mouth, as eye drops or as ear drops.

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