Ecoflox 500mg Tablet

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Medley Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Ecoflox 500mg Tablet

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Pregnancy
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Kidney
16.87
₹1.69/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ecoflox Tablet

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Uses of Ecoflox Tablet

Ecoflox 500mg Tablet 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 Ecoflox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Ecoflox 500mg Tablet with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Ecoflox Tablet works

Ecoflox 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ecoflox Tablet

Expert advice for Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Ecoflox 500mg Tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ecoflox 500mg 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
Ecoflox 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ecoflox 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ecoflox 500mg 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.
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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 Ecoflox 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with pantoprazole?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with metronidazole?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox 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.
Ecoflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Ecoflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Ecoflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Ecoflox 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.
Ecoflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Ecoflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Ecoflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Ecoflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ecoflox with paracetamol?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with hydrocodone?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with fluconazole?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with phenazopyridine?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Ecoflox if taken together. So, the action of Ecoflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ecoflox with hydroxyzine?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with azithromycin?
Ecoflox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Ecoflox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Ecoflox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with dextromethorphan?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with doxylamine?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with amoxicillin?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with pseudophedrine?
Ecoflox 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 Ecoflox with Tamsulosin?
Ecoflox 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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