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Who should take ofloxacin?

Take ofloxacin (Floxin, Ocuflox) only if it has been prescribed for you. Doctors generally prescribe the tablet form of ofloxacin for those who have certain kinds of bacterial infections -- for example, bronchitis, a urinary tract infection (UTI), a prostate infection, Chlamydia, gonorrhea or pneumonia. Doctors occasionally prescribe the drug for other reasons. The eye drop form of this antibiotic is used for infections of the eye, conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. The ear drop form of this antibiotic is prescribed for outer ear infections.

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