Harpoon 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Harpoon 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Harpoon Tablet

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Uses of Harpoon Tablet

Harpoon 400mg 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 Harpoon Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Harpoon 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 Harpoon 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Harpoon Tablet works

Harpoon 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Harpoon Tablet

Expert advice for Harpoon 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 Harpoon 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 Harpoon 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Harpoon 400mg 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
Harpoon 400mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Harpoon 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Harpoon 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Harpoon 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Harpoon 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Harpoon 400mg Tablet may be needed. 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 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 Harpoon 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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