Generic Name - Lomefloxacin
Category - Antibiotic medication
Lower Respiratory Infection.
Generic for Maxaquin* is indicated to treat respiratory and urinary tract infections, or prevent infection during surgery on the urinary tract. Lomefloxacin kills certain bacteria or stops their growth.
Generic for Maxaquin* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Maxaquin* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Maxaquin* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
Long exposure to sunlight (working outdoors)
Stomach problems (especially colitis)
Other chronic illness
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Maxaquin*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Antacids containing magnesium or aluminum, such as Maalox or Gaviscon
Vitamins or products containing iron or zinc
Generic for Maxaquin* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericMaxaquin*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Maxaquin* for respiratory infections is 400 milligrams once a day for 10 days.
Generic for Maxaquin* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Maxaquin* side Effects include difficulty breathing
Increased sensitivity to the sun or ultraviolet light, irregular heartbeat, palpitations or chest pain, joint, muscle or tendon pain, nervousness, excitability and restlessness.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Maxaquin*.
Generic for Maxaquin* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether Generic for Maxaquin* is likely to harm the fetus. Hence, if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant notify your doctor immediately.
Generic for Maxaquin* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Maxaquin* appears in human breast milk. Do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Maxaquin* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Maxaquin* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Maxaquin* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Maxaquin* in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Maxaquin* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.