Balofloxacin - Drug Information

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General Information on Balofloxacin

Generic Name : Balofloxacin

Latest prescription information about Balofloxacin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y41.8 | Therapeutic Classification : Antibiotics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Balofloxacin

Why is Balofloxacin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a quinolone antibiotic, prescribed for infective ophthalmitis and sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, acute exacerbation, community-acquired pneumonia, skin infections. 

When should Balofloxacin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to the drug, pregnant women and nursing mother, children and infants.

What is the dosage of Balofloxacin?

PO- The recommended dose is 100mg twice daily.

How should Balofloxacin be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Balofloxacin?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nervousness, agitation, sleeplessness, anxiety, abnormal dreams, slow heart beat, heart attack, who are taking other medications and in elderly.

What are the side effects of Balofloxacin?

GI disturbances, peripheral neuropathy, sensitivity to light, dizziness, fever, abdominal pain, headache, epilepsy and super added fungal infection, irritation when applied locally.

What are the other precautions for Balofloxacin?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Balofloxacin?

Store it at room temperature.

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swapanjolly 

USE OF BALOFLOXACIN IN URINARY TRACT INFECTION RECURRENT)IN A LACTATING MOTHER OF ONE YEAR AND THREE MONTHS OLD BABY ,IS IT RATIONAL? IF SO, HOW LONG SHOULD IT BEEN USED?

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for sinus what is the best medicine which can b regularly use to avoid that situation

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