Actoflox OR Infusion is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Actoflox OR Infusion
Actoflox OR Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Actoflox OR Infusion
Actoflox OR Infusion may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actoflox OR Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Actoflox OR Infusion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Actoflox OR Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Actoflox OR Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Actoflox OR Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Actoflox OR Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Actoflox OR Infusion
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Actoflox OR?
The use of Actoflox OR is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Actoflox OR can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Actoflox OR?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is Actoflox OR?
Actoflox OR is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Actoflox OR?
Actoflox OR is safe to use in most of the patients; However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Jul 2017.