Medicine Overview of Aflox TZ Tablet
Side Effects of Aflox TZ are Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Headache.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Tinidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Aflox TZ Tablet
Aflox TZ Tablet related warnings
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg 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.
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Aflox TZ 200mg/600mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Aflox TZ Tablet
Q. Can the use of Aflox tz cause dryness in mouth?
Yes, the use of Aflox tz can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. Is it safe to take Aflox tz while breastfeeding?
The use of Aflox tz should be used with caution in nursing mothers as it can lead to serious side-effects. You should always consult your doctor before taking the Aflox tz.
Q. Can the use of Aflox tz cause metallic taste?
Yes, the use of Aflox tz can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Aflox tz 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. Are there any specific contraindications to the use of Aflox tz?
The use of Aflox tz is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to tinidazole or any other excipient. It should preferably be avoided in patients with history of any inflammation of the tendons (tendinitis), or tendon rupture seen with the use of ofloxacin or any other medicine which belongs to the same group (quinolone group) of antimicrobial agents and in patients with some neurological disorders
Q. How long should you take Aflox tz for?
It is usually taken with or without food twice a day for 3 days to 6 weeks. The length of treatment depends on the type of infection you are being treated for. Always consult the doctor before taking the medicine.
Q. Can a person drive while taking Aflox tz?
No, taking Aflox tz may make you feel sleepy, dizzy and may lead to visual disturbances. So do not drive or use machines while you are on this medicine.
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