Flo 20mg Capsule

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Composition for Flo 20mg Capsule

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₹4.75/Capsule
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Medicine Overview of Flo Capsule

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Uses of Flo Capsule

Flo 20mg Capsule 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 Flo Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Flo Capsule

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 Flo 20mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Flo Capsule works

Flo 20mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Flo Capsule

Expert advice for Flo Capsule

  • 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 Flo 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 Flo 20mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flo 20mg Capsule 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
Flo 20mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Flo 20mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect y
our vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flo 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients wit
h kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flo 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flo 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flo 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Reclide 40 Tablet, Cyblex 60mg XR 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 Flo 20mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Flo 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.
Flo is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Flo is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Flo is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Flo is not a penicillin. Flo belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Flo is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Flo is not a sulfa drug. Flo belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Flo does not contain sulfa. Flo belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Flo does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Flo 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.
Flo does not contain penicillin. Flo belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Flo 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, Flo 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 Flo with paracetamol?
Flo 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 Flo with ibuprofen?
Flo 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 Flo. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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