Tequin is a member of the "quinolone" family of antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat acute sinus infections, skin infections, pneumonia, complications of chronic bronchitis, kidney and urinary tract infections, and gonorrhea.
Tequin side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Vaginal Inflammation;
- Stomach Pain;
- Labored Breathing;
- High Blood Pressure;
- Heart Palpitations;
Acute Sinus Infections
The usual dose is 400 mg taken once a day for 10 days.
Bacterial Complications of Chronic Bronchitis
The usual dose is 400 mg once a day for 5 days.
Complicated Urinary Tract Infections, Kidney Inflammation, or Skin Infections
The usual dose is 400 mg taken once a day for 7 to 10 days.
Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections
You may be prescribed 200 mg once a day for 3 days. Alternatively, you may be given a single dose of 400 mg.
The usual treatment is a single dose of 400 mg.
The usual dose is 400 mg taken once a day for 7 to 14 days.
Patients with poor kidney function may need smaller doses.