Information about Balofloxacin
Generic Name : Balofloxacin
Latest prescription information about Balofloxacin. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the 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 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 for Balofloxacin?
Store it at room temperature.