Ofloxacin Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Drowsiness
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Stomach Cramps

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Decreased Appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Pain
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blood Clot In The Brain
  • A Condition With Muscle Tissue Breakdown Called Rhabdomyolysis
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Phobia, An Excessive And Irrational Fear Of A Situation, Person, Or Object
  • A Serum Sickness Reaction
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder With A Decrease In All Types Of Blood Cells Called Pancytopenia
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Type Of Muscle Paralysis Due To Blocked Nerve Function Called Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Sensations Of The Skin
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Agitation
  • Allergic Reaction Causing Inflammation Of Blood Vessels
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Anemia
  • Bloody Urine
  • Complete Stoppage Of The Heart
  • Confusion
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Excessive Diarrhea
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fluid In The Lungs
  • Hallucinations
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Blood Sugar
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of A Tendon
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Itching
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Mental Problems From Taking The Drug
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Numbness
  • Paranoia
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG
  • Rupture Of A Tendon
  • Rupture Of A Tendon In The Shoulder Area
  • Rupture Of The Tendon In The Back Of The Heel
  • Seizures
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Skin Redness
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • Torsades De Pointes, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Toxic Psychosis
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Ventricular Arrhythmias, A Type Of Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Vocal Cord Swelling
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Ability To Pay Attention
  • A Change In Vision
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Arthritis
  • Constipation
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Double Vision
  • Excess Urination
  • Fever
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Muscle Coordination
  • Memory Loss
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nightmares
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Taste Impairment
  • Visual Sensitivity To Light

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