Althoflox 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Althoflox 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Althoflox Tablet

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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).
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Side effects of Althoflox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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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 preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Althoflox Tablet

Expert advice for Althoflox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Althoflox to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Althoflox and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Althoflox 400mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Althoflox 400mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Althoflox 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or af
fect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Althoflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Althoflox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Althoflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Althoflox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 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.
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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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