• Tablets
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA (North Wales, Pa) recently announced the introduction and availability of Ofloxacin Tablets. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Ofloxacin Tablets are indicated for the treatment of adults with mild-to-moderate infections (unless otherwise indicated) caused by susceptible strains of designated microorganisms. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Ofloxacin Tablets 200, 300, and 400 mg are available in bottle sizes of 100. (pharmacytimes.com)
  • Ofloxacin tablets are a synthetic broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent for oral administration. (drugs.com)
  • The single dose and steady-state plasma profiles of Ofloxacin injection were comparable in extent of exposure (AUC) to those of Ofloxacin tablets when the injectable and tablet formulations of Ofloxacin were administered in equal doses (mg/mg) to the same group of subjects. (drugs.com)
  • FLOXIN® (ofloxacin) Tablets contain the following inactive ingredients: anhydrous lactose, modified corn starch, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, sodium starch glycolate, titanium dioxide and may also contain synthetic yellow iron oxide. (rxlist.com)
  • 361.4
  • Its empirical formula is C 18 H 20 FN 3 O 4 , and its molecular weight is 361.4 Ofloxacin is an off-white to pale yellow crystalline powder. (rxlist.com)
  • azithromycin
  • Using ofloxacin together with azithromycin can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. (drugs.com)
  • doses
  • Physicians typically prescribe 400 milligrams of cefixime once daily while an ofloxacin dose may be 400 to 800 milligrams per day divided into two doses and taken once every 12 hours. (wisegeek.com)
  • medications
  • Ofloxacin inhibits the enzymes necessary to metabolize carbamazepine or warfarin, increasing the blood levels and actions of these medications. (wisegeek.com)
  • strains
  • While both cefixime and ofloxacin effectively eradicate similar strains of bacteria, ofloxacin's different chemical structure and method of killing bacteria make many microbes less resistant to it. (wisegeek.com)
  • Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution has been shown to be active in vitro against most strains of these organisms but the clinical significance in ophthalmologic infections is unknown. (drugs.com)
  • elderly
  • There is no specific information comparing use of ophthalmic ofloxacin in the elderly with use in other age groups. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of ofloxacin in the elderly. (mayoclinic.org)
  • However, elderly patients are more likely to have age-related heart or kidney problems, or develop severe tendon problems (including tendon rupture), which may require caution and an adjustment in the dose for patients receiving ofloxacin. (mayoclinic.org)
  • patients
  • Avoid Ofloxacin in patients with known history of myasthenia gravis (see WARNINGS ). (drugs.com)
  • Patients can take cefixime with or without food but cannot take ofloxacin within two hours of consuming antacids , dairy products, or multivitamins. (wisegeek.com)
  • Risks associated with ofloxacin also include tendon ruptures, a danger that increases in patients using corticosteroids and in individuals over the age of 60. (wisegeek.com)
  • In a randomized, double-masked, multi-center clinical trial, Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution was superior to its vehicle after 2 days of treatment in patients with conjunctivitis and positive conjunctival cultures. (drugs.com)
  • Solution
  • The safety and effectiveness of Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution in treating ophthalmologic infections due to the following organisms have not been established in adequate and well-controlled clinical trials. (drugs.com)
  • equal
  • Ofloxacin is bactericidal at concentrations equal to or slightly greater than inhibitory concentrations. (drugs.com)
  • days
  • Otic 5 gtt (0.25 mL, 0.75 mg ofloxacin) instilled into affected ear twice daily for 10 days. (drugs.com)
  • Maximum ofloxacin concentration increased from 1.1 ng/mL on day one to 1.9 ng/mL on day 11 after QID dosing for 10 1/2 days. (drugs.com)
  • solutions
  • The relative solubility characteristics of Ofloxacin, USP at room temperature, as defined by USP nomenclature, indicate that Ofloxacin, USP is considered to be soluble in aqueous solutions with pH between 2 and 5. (drugs.com)