OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable)


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is ofioxacin is safe in children


dear sir , can ofloxacin given to children ? if yes then any supportive abstract is there then please send those .if no then why it is .
by ramesh patra in orissa, ind, 07/05/2006

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable)

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification

OFLOXACIN (Injection)

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Ofloxacin (oh-FLOX-a-sin) Treats infections that are caused by bacteria. This medicine is a fluoroquinolone (floor-oh-KWIN-oh-lone) antibiotic.

When To Not Use OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to ofloxacin or to similar medicines such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro®), enoxacin (Penetrex®), gatifloxacin (Tequin™), levofloxacin (Levaquin®), lomefloxacin (Maxaquin™), moxifloxacin (Avelox®), norfloxacin (Noroxin®), or trovafloxacin (Trovan®). This medicine should not be given to children.

How Should You Use OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable)

Injectable

  • Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins. This medicine is given slowly, so the needle will remain in place for about an hour.
  • You may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. Keep using this medicine for the full treatment time, even if you feel better after the first few doses. Your infection may not clear up if you stop using the medicine too soon.
  • Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

Proper OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using blood thinners (Coumadin®), theophylline, diabetes medicine taken by mouth (such as glyburide, Amaryl®, Actos™, Avandia®, Glucotrol®, Glucophage®), or pain or arthritis medicine (such as aspirin, diclofenac, etodolac, ibuprofen, indomethacin, Advil®, Aleve®, Daypro®, Dolobid®, Feldene®, Motrin®, Orudis®, Relafen®, Voltaren®).
  • Avoid caffeine (coffee, soda, chocolate) while you are using this medicine.

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have a history of heart disease, heart rhythm problems, kidney disease, liver disease, hypokalemia (low blood potassium), stroke, or seizure disorder (such as epilepsy).
  • This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Use a sunscreen when you are outdoors. Avoid sunlamps and tanning beds.
  • Call your doctor if you have pain, swelling, or tearing of a tendon, such as in the back of your knee or ankle, in your shoulder or elbow, or in your hand or wrist. You may need to stop taking the medicine.

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness in chest, trouble breathing
  • Chest pain, or fast, pounding heartbeat
  • Diarrhea
  • Seizures
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash, redness, blistering, or peeling
  • Yellow eyes or skin
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Headache, tiredness, dizziness, nervousness, anxiety, confusion, or agitation
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation
  • Pain, swelling, or irritation where the IV needle is placed / shot is given
  • Sores or white patches in your mouth or throat
  • Vaginal itching or discharge

OFLOXACIN (Injection) (Injectable) Ratings

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Kazuyoshi, Kazuyoshi - 01/14/2014

First you stay away from your triggers. Second you suhlod have your inhaler at all times. If you don't have an inhaler, you can try purse lip breathing, you can lay on the floor and put one hand on your chest and the other on your stomach. The main thing you suhlod try is to breath out more than you breath in, with asthma you are air trapping. You are unable to breath out all of your co2.