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AFLON 400MG TABLET

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Composition for AFLON

Ofloxacin(400 mg)

food interaction for AFLON

alcohol interaction for AFLON

pregnancy interaction for AFLON

lactation interaction for AFLON

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Aflon 400mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Aflon 400mg tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aflon 400mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for AFLON

Ofloxacin(400 mg)

Uses

Aflon 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Aflon 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Altered taste, Fatigue, Flatulence, Headache, Loss of appetite, Irritation in urethra, Vaginal burning sensation, Vaginal itching, Irritation in vagina, Pain in vagina, Pain in urethra, Burning sensation in urethra

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Expert advice for AFLON

  • Avoid taking milk or dairy products, or taking antacids, didanosine, sucralfate, or vitamins within 2 hours before or after taking ofloxacin.
  • Do not start or continue the ofloxacin tablets if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ofloxacin or any of the other ingredients of ofloxacin tablet.
  • Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered before taking ofloxacin tablets in case of any following disease conditions such as fits (epilepsy), inflammation of the bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones (tendinitis), myasthenia gravis and kidney problems.
  • Drink adequate fluid to prevent the formation of highly concentrated urine.
  • Avoid excessive exposure to light to prevent photosensitivity.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery after taking ofloxacin tablet because you may feel sleepy.

Frequently asked questions for AFLON

Ofloxacin

Q.What is Zenflox OZ/ Zenflox Plus/ Zenflox tablet/ Oflomac/ Oflomac 200/ Zanocin OZ/ Zanocin/ Zanocin OD 400 used for?
Ofloxacin (also available as Zenflox OZ/ Zenflox Plus/ Zenflox tablet/ Oflomac/ Oflomac 200/ Zanocin OZ/ Zanocin/ Zanocin OD 400) and are used to treat bacterial infections including upper and lower urinary tract infections, lower respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections and sexually transmitted infections (of urethra and cervix). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Is ofloxacin/ Zenflox/ Zanocin OZ an antibiotic?
Yes. It belongs to the group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics

Q.Is ofloxacin penicillin based/ Steroid/ fluoroquinolone/sulfa?
No. Ofloxacin is fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It is not a steroid and does not contain sulfa. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take paracetamol/ibuprofen with ofloxacin?
There is no known interaction and it is safe to take these drugs with ofloxacin. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q.Does Ofloxacin treat pink eye/chlamydia/ear infections?
Ofloxacin is used to treat pink eye (conjunctivitis), ear infection and infection due to chlamydia

Q.Does ofloxacin affect birth control?
It does not affect birth control

Q.Is ofloxacin safe for dogs/ cats?
Yes it is safe to be used in pets.However, the dose vary. You need to consult a veterinary doctor

Q.Is ofloxacin the same as Ciprodex?
No. Ofloxacin and Ciprodex are different drugs as Ciprodex contain ciprofloxacin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)