FQ 50mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of FQ Tablet

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Uses of FQ Tablet

FQ 50mg 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 FQ Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use FQ 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 FQ 50mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How FQ Tablet works

Fq 50mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on FQ Tablet

Expert advice for FQ 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 Fq 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 FQ 50mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
FQ 50mg 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
FQ 50mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
FQ 50mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect you
r vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
FQ 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of FQ 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
FQ 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of FQ 50mg 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 FQ 50mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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