What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Tariflox?
Common side effects of Tariflox include:
Less common side effects of Tariflox include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and other serious side effects may occur. Call your doctor for information and medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What other drugs will affect Tariflox?
Some medicines can make Tariflox much less effective when taken at the same time. If you take any of the following medicines, take your Tariflox dose 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take the other medicine.
antacids that contain calcium, magnesium, or aluminum (such as Amphojel, Di-Gel Maalox, Milk of Magnesia, Mylanta, Pepcid Complete, Rolaids, Rulox, Tums, and others), or the ulcer medicine sucralfate (Carafate);
didanosine (Videx) powder or chewable tablets; or
vitamin or mineral supplements that contain calcium, iron, magnesium, or zinc.
Tell your doctor about all your other medicines, especially:
a diuretic or "water pill";
insulin or oral diabetes medicine (check your blood sugar regularly);
heart rhythm medication;
medicine to treat depression or mental illness;
steroid medicine (such as prednisone); or
This list is not complete. Other drugs may affect Tariflox, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.
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How to use Tariflox eye drops
- Wash your hands well before you use the drops.
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How should this medicine be used?
Tariflox comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food twice a day for 3 days to 6 weeks. The length of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated. Your doctor will tell you how long to take Tariflox. Take Tariflox at around the same times every day and try to space your doses 12 hours apart. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take Tariflox exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
You should begin to feel better during the first few days of your treatment with Tariflox. If your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, call your doctor.
Take Tariflox until you finish the prescription, even if you feel better. Do not stop taking Tariflox without talking to your doctor unless you experience certain serious side effects that are listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING and SIDE EFFECT sections. If you stop taking Tariflox too soon or if you skip doses, your infection may not be completely treated and the bacteria may become resistant to antibiotics.
How to store Tariflox eye drops
- Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children.
- Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
- Throw away the bottle after you have finished the course of treatment, even if there is some liqu >
The drops are for use in the eyes only. If someone swallows some, go to the accident and emergency department of your local hospital. Take the container with you, even if it is empty.
This medicine is for you. Never give it to other people even if their condition appears to be the same as yours.
If you are having an operation or dental treatment, tell the person carrying out the treatment which medicines you are using.
If you buy any medicines check with a pharmacist that they are suitable to take with your other medicines.
Do not keep out-of-date or unwanted medicines. Take them to your local pharmacy which will dispose of them for you.
If you have any questions about this medicine ask your pharmacist.
Tariflox ophthalmic solution is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the following bacteria in the conditions listed below:
Oral form: Oral Tariflox comes as a tablet. It's typically taken by mouth twice a day, for three days to six weeks.
The medicine can be taken with or without food. Try to take it around the same time each day.
Your dose and length of treatment will depend on the type of infection you have.
Follow the instructions on your prescription label carefully. Don't take more or less Tariflox than is recommended.
Be sure to drink plenty of water while taking oral Tariflox.
Ear drops: Tariflox ear drops come as a liquid drop to apply to the opening of the ear canal. They're usually taken once or twice a day, for 7 to 14 days.
Try to use take medicine around the same time each day.
Use Tariflox ear drops exactly as directed. Don't take more or less of the medicine than is prescribed by your doctor.
Don't use Tariflox ear drops in your eyes.
Eye drops: Tariflox eye drops come as a liquid drop to apply to the eye. They're usually taken in the affected eye four or more times a day.
Wash your hands before and after taking Tariflox eye drops. Try to take them around the same time each day.
Follow the instructions on your product label carefully when using the drops.
Remove your contact lenses before taking Tariflox eye drops. You can put them back in 10 minutes after you give yourself a dose.
Don't swallow Tariflox eye drops.
What Other Drugs Interact with Tariflox?
If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.
Tariflox has no known severe interactions with other drugs.
Tariflox has serious interactions with at least 42 different drugs.
Tariflox has moderate interactions with at least 162 different drugs.
Tariflox has mild interactions with at least 94 different drugs.
This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.