Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin is a type of antibiotic, which belongs to the class of drugs called Fluoroquinolones, and is used to treat many different bacterial infections. The common infections that Ofloxacin can treat are pneumonia, urinary tract infections, prostatitis, cellulitis, and gastroenteritis (stomach flu).

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I have a red spot around the urethra with a tight foreskin. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I weigh 80 kg and I am 5 feet 4 inches. I have been suffering from an inflammation while urinating with a red spot around the urethra. I went to my physician. He prescribed me a tablet Ofloxacin and syrup Oricitral for 5 days. After that the inflammation got reduc...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It definitely looks like you have balanoposthitis with phimosis. Did you have sexual contact with anyone other than your regular partner? Does your partner have any...  Read Full »

I suffer from recurrent urinary tract infections for a year. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female of 23 years old. I have been getting recurrent UTIs for the past two years. My urine culture at first showed bacteria, but now they are not showing that I have an infection. I also used to be pain-free for one to two days after starting antibiotics. But, during the last thre...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushma Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are a known case of recurrent urinary tract infection. Both the partners have to take treatment. My advice is to drink plenty of liquids and eat citrus fruits like lemon, orange, musambi, kiwi, gooseberry, etc. Avoid spicy, fried and junk food. Take light blend di...  Read Full »

What is the dosage of Pentasa for bowel problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem in my bowel since more than one month, so I had a colonoscopy with biopsy. The doctor informed me that I have mild inflammation and colitis. The doctor gave me two medications, Pentasa 500 and Tarivid 200. I used Pentasa 500 for three weeks, and I become recovered almo...  Read Full »


Dr. Klerida Shehu

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity).You have diverticulitis and mild colitis. That is why you should use antibiotics like Tarivid (Ofloxacin) 200 mg. Diverticulitis explains your symptoms like diarrhea and stomach pain.With r...  Read Full »

My CT abdomen is suggestive of colitis. Would you explain the symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male. My weight is 84 kg, and weight is 175 cm. I have done a CT scan before three months, and it showed mild thickening of the sigmoid colon suggestive colitis. I do not have any symptoms of colitis, diarrhea or blood in the stool. I have done stool occult blood test...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The word colitis means an inflammatory reaction in the colon, often autoimmune or infectious. Most of the patients present with the pain in abdomen, diarrhea, and vomiting. The first issue is to try to determine whether you had ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Mild ...  Read Full »

Will hydrocele cause itching in the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting itching on my penis for the past 20 days. I took Amoxicillin and applied Turgoderm ointment. But still, I am getting the problem. I went for an ultrasound test four years back, and I have hydrocele in the left side testicle and epididymis in the right side. At that time, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aamir Mohd

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To help you better, I need to know the answers to a few questions. Can you tell me the amount of fluid (hydrocele) on the USG report? Are you sexually active except for your partner? If yes, do you use condoms? Do you have burning urination, fever, or chills? Whi...  Read Full »

My son has indigestion and vomiting after taking foods from outside. Can it be due to gastritis?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 21 years old. He suffers from indigestion and vomiting for the past one and a half months. It got started suddenly after eating foods from outside. I consulted a doctor and he did an endoscopy. He was diagnosed with erosive pan gastritis and prescribed Pan for one month. He fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vomiting in gastritis occurs due to infection. Avoid eating foods outside. It is good to eat homemade bland food. I suggest your son to take Gelusil (Aluminium hydroxide, Magnesium hydroxide and Simethicone) syrup two tablespoons daily after food for five days. Try to t...  Read Full »

What can cause vomiting after eating?

Query: Hi doctor, I am vomiting after eating for the last six days. What to do? I visited my doctor and he prescribed me tablets and gave injection also. I feel weak and my temperature is quite high.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. This could be a stomach infection. I would suggest in such case an antibiotic containing Ofloxacin and Ornidazole along with anti-emetic like Ondansetron. Also, I suggest to add up a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone along. Take soft an...  Read Full »

What should I do to control frequent urination with burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old female. Five days back, I suddenly started having pain while urinating at the end of the stream and too much pressure in the bladder with urgency. And then I had blood in the urine. I was started on Zifi O, Urispas, and Citralka twice a day. After one dose, my blood...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have UTI (urinary tract infection), which is very common. I have read your symptoms and seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As you have already started on antibiotics, I do not want to change. I want you to have the follo...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a solution to stop my chronic diarrhea.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old female. I have been struggling with diarrhea for the past one year. It comes for 10-14 days, and it goes away for less than that. I have tried over the counter medication, which works, but the problem comes back as soon as I stop taking it. The diarrhea is very wate...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, you had diarrhea on and off, which usually suggests an infection of the intestine. The primary root cause of all these problems is bacterial infection only. So, firstly if we treat your infection, everything will settle down slowly. Can you please...  Read Full »

What is the cure for loose motions?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from loose motions since last three days. I have visited a doctor. He advised me Oflox 200, Entroquinol and Deulac forte for three days. I have taken the medicines as prescribed until today but even then they have not reduced. I am traveling, so it is difficult for me. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since there is no response, you need to change the medicines. You should have Oflox OZ (Ofloxacin and Ornidazole) 200 mg or 500 mg twice a day for five days along with tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg before breakfast for five days. Also, for symptomatic relief, you should ha...  Read Full »

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