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Can I develop heart problems from taking ofloxacin?

If you take ofloxacin, you may notice significant changes in the way your heart beats. You are more at risk for heart rhythm changes if you are older and have low blood potassium. Also, if you take medication to prevent permanent nerve damage, you may be more at risk of your heart beating faster or differently. An abnormal heartbeat can be very dangerous, so call your doctor right away.

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