ofloxacin (generic name)

It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

-allergic reactions like skin rash or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
-breathing problems
-chest pain
-confusion, nightmares or hallucinations
-fever, chills
-irregular heartbeat or feeling faint
-joint, muscle or tendon pain or swelling
-persistent headache with or without blurred vision
-redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
-unusual pain, numbness, tingling, or weakness
-yellowing of eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

-difficulty sleeping
-nausea, vomiting
-stomach upset, gas
-unusual taste
-vaginal irritation

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at a temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 85 degrees F). Keep container closed tightly. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated: January 04, 2013
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