Avelox 400mg Tablets ( Generic Equivalent ) is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, lungs, or stomach.
Avelox 400mg Tablets ( Generic Equivalent ) may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives, or the first sign of a skin rash; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Avelox may cause swelling or tearing of (rupture) a tendon. Avelox can also have serious effects on your nerves, and may cause permanent nerve damage. Stop taking this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:
signs of tendon rupture--sudden pain, swelling, bruising, tenderness, stiffness, movement problems, or a snapping or popping sound in any of your joints (rest the joint until you receive medical care or instructions); or
nerve symptoms--numbness, tingling, burning pain, or being more sensitive to temperature, light touch, or the sense of your body position.
Stop using Avelox and call your doctor at once if you have:
headache with chest pain and severe dizziness, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeats;
muscle weakness or trouble breathing;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
sudden weakness or ill feeling, fever, chills, sore throat, mouth sores, easy bruising or bleeding, pale or yellowed skin;
depression, confusion, hallucinations, paranoia, tremors, feeling restless or anxious, unusual thoughts or behavior, insomnia, nightmares;
seizure (convulsions); or
increased pressure inside the skull-- severe headaches, ringing in your ears, dizziness, nausea, vision problems, pain behind your eyes.
Common side effects may include:
mild nausea, mild diarrhea;
mild dizziness; or