Medicine Overview of Flotal Tablet DT
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT 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).
Side Effects of Flotal are Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Flotal Tablet DT
Your doctor has prescribed Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT 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 Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Flotal Tablet DT related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT 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.
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Flotal 100 mg Tablet DT, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Flotal Tablet DT
Q. Is Flotal a penicillin?
Flotal is not a penicillin. Flotal belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Flotal a painkiller?
Flotal is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Flotal a sulfa drug?
Flotal is not a sulfa drug. Flotal belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Flotal contain sulfa?
Flotal does not contain sulfa. Flotal belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Flotal affect birth control?
Flotal does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Flotal 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 Flotal contain penicillin?
Flotal does not contain penicillin. Flotal belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Flotal treat chlamydia?
Flotal 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, Flotal 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 Flotal used for?
Flotal 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 Flotal a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Flotal is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Flotal with paracetamol?
Flotal 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 Flotal with ibuprofen?
Flotal 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 Flotal. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Flotal an antibiotic?
Flotal is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Flotal bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Flotal is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
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