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Side effect(s) of Lomefloxacin

Read the side effects of Lomefloxacin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common- Headache, nausea, photo-sensitivity, dizziness, diarrhea, and abdominal pain, increased sweating, dry mouth, flushing and syncope.

Other rare adverse effects include:

Body as a whole- Fatigue, back pain, uneasiness, weakness, face swelling, hot flashes, influenza-like symptoms, chills, allergic reaction and decreased heat tolerance.

Heart- Fast heart rate, high/low blood pressure, heart attack, chest pain, heart failure, slow heart rate, abnormal heart rhythm, inflammation of veins, pulmonary embolism (blood clot in lungs)and poor blood supply to the brain.

Central nervous system- Tremor, vertigo, tingling, twitching, muscle tightness, seizures, coma, sleeplessness, nervousness, drowsiness, depression, confusion, agitation, depersonalization, paranoid reaction, anxiety, abnormal thinking and poor concentration.

Gastrointestinal- Indigestion, vomiting, flatulence, loss of appetite, constipation, gastrointestinal bleeding, difficulty in swallowing, mouth ulcer, tongue discoloration and gastrointestinal inflammation.

Eye and ENT- Abnormal vision, conjunctivitis, photophobia, eye pain, pain in the ear, tinnitus and taste perversion.

Blood- Bruising, swollen lymph nodes, increase/decrease in platelets, anemia and increased fibrinolysis.

Liver- Abnormal liver function.

Metabolic- Increased thirst, increased appetite, increase/decrease in sugar level and gout.

Musculoskeletal- Joint/muscle pain and leg cramps.

Genitourinary- Vaginal infection/inflammation, vaginal discharge, perineal pain, irregular periods, inflammation of testes, blood in urine, urinary frequency and painful urination.

Respiratory- Respiratory tract infection/inflammation, difficulty in breathing, cough, nosebleed, asthma, increased sputum, wheezing and respiratory depression.

Skin- Itching, rash, hives, skin exfoliation, scaling, eczema, pimples, skin discoloration and skin ulceration.



Other Precautions : 
*It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car, or operate machinery, while taking this medication.
* Drink adequate fluids.

Drug Name : Lomefloxacin

Lomefloxacin(Maxaquin) generic is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for various bacterial infections such as lower respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, and Chlamydia. It kills sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins that the bacteria require to survive.
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