Drug Class: What is Floxin and why is Floxin prescribed?
Drug Mechanism: How does Floxin work?
Dosage: How should you take Floxin?
Possible food and drug interactions with Floxin
Special Information on Floxin
Possible Floxin Side effects
|Drug Class: What is Floxin and why is Floxin prescribed?|
Floxin belongs to a group of broad-spectrum antibiotics called the quinolones. Floxin kills certain bacteria or stops their growth.
Floxin tablets have been used effectively to treat lower respiratory tract infections, including chronic bronchitis and pneumonia, sexually transmitted diseases (except syphilis), pelvic inflammatory disease, and infections of the urinary tract, prostate gland, and skin.
|Drug Mechanism: How does Floxin work?|
Floxin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Floxin works by entering the bacterial cell and inhibiting a chemical called DNA-gyrase, which is involved in the production of genetic material (DNA). This therefore prevents the bacteria from reproducing and their growth is stopped.
Floxin is effective against several types of bacteria that tend to be resistant to other commonly used antibiotics. Floxin is used to treat a wide range of infections, including infections of the chest, urinary tract. Floxin
|Dosage: How should you take Floxin?|
Floxin tablets may be taken with or without food.
Be sure to drink plenty of fluids while taking Floxin tablets.
Do not take mineral supplements, vitamins with iron or minerals, Videx (didanosine) chewable tablets and pediatric powder, or antacids containing calcium, aluminum, or magnesium within 2 hours of taking Floxin tablets.
Mild to Moderate Skin Infections
|Possible food and drug interactions with Floxin|
When used with Floxin the following medications increase the risk of convulsions. Theophylline also increases the risk of convulsions when taken in combination
|Special Information on Floxin|
Most Important Fact about Floxin
Floxin precautions if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
|Possible Floxin Side effects|
More common side effects of Floxin may include:
Less common side effects of Floxin may include:
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