This medication is used to treat various bacterial infections. Ofloxacin belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It does not work for viral infections (e.g., colds, flu). Using any antibiotic when not needed can result in it not working in future infections.
Ofloxacin is a broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis, pneumonia, chlamydia, gonorrhea, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and infections of the prostate.
Ofloxacin is available under the following different brand names: Floxin.
Ofloxacin is a generic drug. Floxin and Ocuflox are brand-name alternatives. The drug manufacturers are Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Inc., Larken Laboratories, Inc., and Nivagen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.