Floxid 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Floxid 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Floxid Tablet

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Uses of Floxid Tablet

Floxid 200mg 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).
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Side effects of Floxid Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Floxid 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 Floxid 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Floxid Tablet works

Floxid 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Floxid Tablet

Expert advice for Floxid 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 Floxid 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 Floxid 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Floxid 200mg 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
CAUTION
Floxid 200mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Floxid 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Floxid 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Floxid 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Floxid 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Floxid 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Dianorm 80mg 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 Floxid 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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