Avoflox Syrup

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Composition for Avoflox 100mg Syrup

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50.5
50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Avoflox Syrup

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Uses of Avoflox Syrup

Avoflox Syrup is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and tuberculosis (TB).
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 Avoflox Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Avoflox Syrup

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Avoflox Syrup at a fixed time.
Avoid Avoflox Syrup with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Avoflox Syrup works

Avoflox syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Avoflox Syrup

Expert advice for Avoflox Syrup

  • 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 Avoflox 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Avoflox Syrup
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Avoflox Syrup.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Avoflox Syrup 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
Avoflox Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Avoflox Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Avoflox Syrup should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Avoflox Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
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 Ciprofloxacin, 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 Avoflox 100mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Avoflox is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with pantoprazole?
Avoflox can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with metronidazole?
Avoflox can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, you can take Avoflox with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Avoflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Avoflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Avoflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Avoflox is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Avoflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Avoflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Avoflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with paracetamol?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with hydrocodone?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with fluconazole?
Avoflox and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with phenazopyridine?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Avoflox if taken together. So, the action of Avoflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with hydroxyzine?
Avoflox and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with azithromycin?
Avoflox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Avoflox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Avoflox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Avoflox is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with dextromethorphan?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with doxylamine?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with amoxicillin?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with pseudophedrine?
Avoflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Avoflox with Tamsulosin?
Avoflox and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
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