Flora 50 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Flora Tablet
Flora 50 mg 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).
Flora Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Flora 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. Flora 50 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Flora Tablet works
Flora 50 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
Flora Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flora 50 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Flora 50 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Flora 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flora 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flora 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Flora 50 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flora 50 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Flora Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Flora 50 mg Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Flora 50 mg Tablet 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 Flora 50 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flora

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Loose motions for the last one week.getting motion on every intake of fluid or meal
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, Your child is suffering from gastroentritis. You must give Syp Xinc for 14 days and also start some probiotics which will strengthen gut flora.If childs stool is watery and urine output is low, do give ORS solution.
Hello dr.my 5 months old baby hvng loose motions since 8 days and taking fingers in mouth symptoms are looking teething what would u prescribe for teething issue?
Dr. Amit Modi
Child Specialist
Hello, it seems your child is suffering from acute gastroentritis. give syp zinc 5 ml OD for 14 days. also give some probiotics to improve gut flora. as such at the time of teething child has irritation in gums and child puts anything in mouth.try to control your child to put infective agent in mouth.
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FAQs

Q. Is Flora a penicillin?
Flora is not a penicillin. Flora belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Flora a painkiller?
Flora is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Flora a sulfa drug?
Flora is not a sulfa drug. Flora belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Flora contain sulfa?
Flora does not contain sulfa. Flora belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Flora affect birth control?
Flora does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Flora 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.
Q. Does Flora contain penicillin?
Flora does not contain penicillin. Flora belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Flora treat chlamydia?
Flora is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Flora expire?
Yes, Flora 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. What is Flora used for?
Flora 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.
Q. Is Flora a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Flora is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Flora with paracetamol?
Flora 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 Flora with ibuprofen?
Flora 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 Flora. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Flora an antibiotic?
Flora is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Flora bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Flora is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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