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Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension

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Composition for Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension

Bacterial & parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Assault Suspension

Uses of Assault Suspension

Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.

Assault Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Assault are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Assault Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Assault Suspension works

Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension 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 Assault Suspension

Assault Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Assault Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Assault 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Assault Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Assault Suspension

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Assault?
The use of Assault 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 Assault 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. Does Assault expire?
Yes, Assault does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Assault after the expiry date.
Q. What is Assault?
Assault 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 Assault?
Assault 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.

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