FLOXIN Reviews

Average Rating: 2.3 (8 Ratings)

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 1  Pneumonia Joint pain & some swelling. One foot become very dark & bruised looking. I am in great health but have suffered with exaggerated joint pain for over 2 months. I was also taking red yeast rice, basically a natural statin. I think that complicated it even more. F 64 7 days
3/14/2017
 1  streptococus a week after discounting the drug, week lasting neuropathy, than muscle weeknes and diffwrent neuro symptoms staill lasting 3 months after discounting, slowly improving. a week after discounting the drug, week lasting neuropathy, than muscle weeknes and diffwrent neuro symptoms staill lasting 3 months after discounting, slowly improving. M 41 14 days
500mg 2X D
10/20/2014
 4  Acute Otitis Media (Ear infection) NONE. I was putting 5 drops in my ear twice. I had a myringotomy in my ear and the drops relieve the pain, some. M 15 5 days
1/1/2009
 1  pheumonia HORRIBLE REACTION. TORN TENDONS, TASTE DISTORTION, CNS PROBLEMS, TINNITUS, DIZZINESS, INSOMNIA, DON'T TAKE THIS POISON M 42 5 days
2/13/2008
 1  unspecified urinary tract infection after 10 days, had a severe delayed reaction. both ankles swollen and ended up with 2 tendon ruptures, and complications ensued with chronic pain in both legs and ankles. dangerous drug, severe delayed reactions can occur. is this site moderated by drug companies? M 50 10 days
2/12/2008
 1  unspecified UTI Delayed reaction. After 10 days, both ankles severe inflammation Led to two tendon ruptures, permanent pain and damage in both calves and ankles to tendons, muscles, nerves. Severe condition now 10 years later. DELAYED REACTION SYNDROME WAS NOT ON LABEL. THERE CAN BE DELAYED REACTIONS THAT DO NOT APPEAR ON THE LABEL TOP WARN PATIENTS ABOUT. TAKING THIS DRUG RUINED MY LIFE. IT WAS WAY TOO STRONG A DRUG TO GIVE FOR A COMMON UTI. IT SHOULD ONLY BE USED IN A LIFE OR DEATH SITUATION. SHAME ON THE CO. AND FDA. M 56 10 days
2/9/2008
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 5  Urinary tract infection None My urinary tract infection may have been STD-related. At any rate, Floxin knocked it out REAL fast, no side effects at all. M 38 3 days
11/20/2007
 5  pelvic infection Joint pain, mild diarrhea Side effects were basically mild, and the medicine helped a great deal in clearing up my infection. It helped to drink plenty of water and eat nutritious foods while I was taking it. F 30 14 days
3/16/2007
  

FLOXIN  (OFLOXACIN):  This medication is used to treat eye infections. Ofloxacin belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medication treats only bacterial eye infections. It will not work for other types of eye infections. Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)

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