Maxaquin (generic name: Lomefloxacin; brand names include: Okacyn / Uniquin / Bareon) belongs to a group of medicines known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Maxaquin is used for the treatment of bacterial infections including respiratory tract infections and both complicated and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
Urethral and cervical gonococcal infections
Maxaquin is also used for the prevention of certain bacterial infections.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Maxaquin exactly as directed.
The usual recommended adult dosage is 400 mg daily. The duration of treatment varies according to the type of infection and is usually 3 to 14 days.
Tell your doctor before taking Maxaquin, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: lomefloxacin hydrochloride.