About Ofloxacin

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About Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is used in inflammation of the kidney, urinary bladder and urinary tract infections. Also, inflammation of the genitals such as gonorrhea can be treated with this antibiotic.

What is the purpose of this ingredient?

    • Treat venereal diseases
    • Treat urinary bladder, urinary tract and kidney infections
    • Healing infections of the eye and eye appendages
    • Relieve respiratory and pulmonary infections
    • Treat throat, nose and throat infections
    • Relieve skin infections
    • Treat infections in the abdomen and pelvis
    • Prevent infections caused by intestinal bacteria

Treat

  • bacterial diarrhea
  • treat septicemia
  • Alleviate inflammation of the soft tissues
  • mitigate bone infections
  • Heal inflammation of the mouth and throat
  • Alleviate Middle Ear Inflammation
  • Relieve sinusitis.

This is how Ofloxacin

works

Below you will learn more about the fields of application and the mode of action of Ofloxacin.
Please also read the information on the drug groups gyrase inhibitors (quinolones), antibiotics, to which the active ingredient ofloxacin belongs.

Areas of application of the active ingredient ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is used in inflammation of the kidney, urinary bladder and urinary tract infections. Also, inflammation of the genitals such as gonorrhea can be treated with this antibiotic.

Furthermore, many respiratory diseases that are due to a bacterial attack can be treated with ofloxacin. These include inflammation of the mouth and throat, middle ear infections, sinusitis, inflammatory cold and other colds. In addition, pneumonia as well as acute bronchitis or chronic bronchitis can be treated.

Ofloxacin is also used in skin infections or soft tissue inflammation. Also with inflammation of the bones as well as with blood poisoning.

Infections in the abdomen and pelvis may also be treated with ofloxacin. Even with bacterial diarrhea it is used therapeutically. Furthermore, ofloxacin can be administered in people with greatly reduced body defenses to protect against intestinal bacterial infections.

As a topical administration form, this substance is available in eye ointment or eye drops. Thus, superficial infections of the eye and the eye appendages can be treated locally. These inflammations include chronic conjunctivitis and corneal inflammation. Corneal ulcers as well as a barley grain can also heal successfully by ofloxacin.

More detailed information is available on the following Ofloxacin application areas:

    • Eye infections caused by bacteria
    • conjunctivitis
    • respiratory diseases with mucus
    • inflammation
    • Inflammation of the oropharynx
    • pneumonia
    • acute bronchitis
    • urinary tract infections
    • osteomyelitis
    • skin infections
    • chronic bronchitis
    • otitis media
    • diarrhea

Cold, sinusitis

Effect of Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic and is one of the second generation gyrase inhibitors. Due to its structure, it penetrates the bacterial cell more quickly and thus has a faster bactericidal effect than norfloxacin or ciprofloxacin.

The risk of side effects in the brain is slightly elevated with this drug. There may be little interaction with (GABA-containing) nerve cells in the brain.

Potential Ofloxacin side effects may include:

Effect
Percentage
35%
21%
15%
12%
9%

Ofloxacin used to treat the following diseases:

Disease
Percentage
32%
  1. Marsha J. Lloyd says:
    2.5 rating

    Ofloxacin for Urinary tract infection

    approx. 2-3 hours after first use Migraine with aura (nausea, vomiting) Upper abdominal pain Headache, dizziness, blurred vision, muscle aches (such as stiffness and stiffness from head to toe) Dry mouth, tiredness Discomfort: stomach, pancreas, bile, Liver intake on 18.09.2007

    Side effects: Mouth dryness; Dizziness