Althoflox 400mg Tablet

Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Althoflox 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Althoflox Tablet


Uses of Althoflox Tablet

Althoflox 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Side effects of Althoflox Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Althoflox Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Althoflox 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Althoflox Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Althoflox Tablet

Expert advice for Althoflox Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Althoflox immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Special precautions for Althoflox 400mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Althoflox 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.
Althoflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution during la
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Althoflox 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or af
fect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Althoflox 400mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Althoflox 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Althoflox is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Althoflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Althoflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Althoflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Althoflox is not a penicillin. Althoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Althoflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Althoflox is not a sulfa drug. Althoflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Althoflox does not contain sulfa. Althoflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Althoflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Althoflox is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Althoflox does not contain penicillin. Althoflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Althoflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Althoflox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Althoflox with paracetamol?
Althoflox can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Althoflox with ibuprofen?
Althoflox when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Althoflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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