Some side effects of ofloxacin may occur that usually do not need medical attention.
Ofloxacin should not be used by patients with myasthenia gravis.
Ofloxacin may make your skin sensitive to sunlight or ultraviolet light. If you experience any of the following symptoms of tendinitis, stop taking ofloxacin, rest, and call your doctor immediately pain, swelling, tenderness, stiffness, or difficulty in moving a muscle.
Less common side effects of ofloxacin include. Cases of severe bullous skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome or toxic epidermal necrolysis have been reported with ofloxacin see section 4. Hypersensitivity to the active substance, to any other fluoroquinolone antibacterials, or to any of the excipients listed in section 6. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. As with all quinolones, disturbances in blood glucose, including both hypoglycaemia and hyperglycaemia have been reported, usually in diabetic patients receiving concomitant treatment with an oral hypoglycaemic agent e.
Ofloxacin was found to be well tolerated and effective in treating typhoid fever. Repeated evaluation of the patient s condition is essential and periodic in vitro susceptibility tests may be useful.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
Steps 2 through 5 used during the initiation of therapy should be used again to introduce such an increase.
Suggesting that providers should discontinue dosing could actually increase risks, particularly when providers have few alternatives available if expulsion has not yet occurred.
Do not take if you have myasthenia gravis. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, and sunlamps. Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Use of this medication for prolonged or repeated periods may result in oral thrush or a new yeast infection.