Cipla Ofloxacin is used for treating mild to moderate infections caused by certain bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Oflox belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It kills sensitive bacteria by stopping the production of essential proteins needed by the bacteria to survive.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); pale stools; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; restlessness; seizures; shortness of breath; shock (pale skin); sleeplessness; severe or persistent stomach pain or cramps; shortness of breath or trouble breathing; suicidal thoughts; tendon pain, inflammation, or swelling; tightness of the throat; tremors; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; urination problems; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.