Flox 100mg Suspension

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Lark Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Flox 100mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

17.43
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Flox Suspension

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Uses of Flox Suspension

Flox 100mg Suspension 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 Flox Suspension

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Flox Suspension

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 is better to take Flox 100mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Flox Suspension works

Flox 100mg suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Flox Suspension

Expert advice for Flox Suspension

  • 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 Flox 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 Flox 100mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flox 100mg Suspension 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
Flox 100mg Suspension is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Flox 100mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Flox 100mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flox 100mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Flox 100mg Suspension is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Flox 10
0mg Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Norfloxacin, 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 Flox 100mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Norfloxacin

Yes, Flox is an antibiotic and belongs to a class of medicines called fluoroquinolones.
No, Flox is not same as penicillin. They are two different medicines and belong to two different class of medicines. Flox belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones and penicillin belongs to the group of beta-lactam antibiotics.
No, Flox is not same as ciprofloxacin. These are two different drugs, however, they belong to the same class of medicines known as fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Flox with dimenhydrinate?
Flox can be taken with dimenhydrinate. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.<br>
No, Flox is not known to contain sulphur.
No, Flox is not active against the chlamydia group of organisms, hence it is not used to treat infections caused by chlamydia.
Yes, Flox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
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