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Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet

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Introduction

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat gynecological infections, teeth and urine infections, lung infections, and abdominal infections such as acute diarrhea or dysentery. It acts against the infection-causing microorganisms to manage the infections.

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Hicipro OZ Tablet

  • Bacterial & parasitic infections

Side effects of Hicipro OZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Hicipro OZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Hicipro OZ 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. Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Avoid Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Hicipro OZ Tablet works

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ciprofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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.

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Patient Concerns

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Taxim oz tab is given for what problem
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
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it is used to treat infections
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No it should not be taken unless necessary. Every medicine can have potential side effects during pregnancy but we have to weigh the benefit vs risks
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FAQs

Q. What is Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet used for?

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is used to treat patients with bacterial infections such as pneumonia, syphilis, gonorrhea, bronchitis, and gastroenteritis. It is also indicated for mixed infections related to the oral cavity or teeth.

Q. What foods should be avoided while taking Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet?

Do not take Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, yogurt or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as a part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone while consuming this medicine. It could make the effect of medicine less effective.

Q. Can I take Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet while I am pregnant?

No, the use of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet is avoided in pregnant women, as it may harm the fetus.

Q. Can Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet be taken on an empty stomach?

Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet can be taken either with food or an empty stomach. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine and avoid dairy products. Do not take antacids and supplements that contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum, iron or multivitamins along with the medicine.

Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet should not be taken?

The use of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can I drive while taking Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet?

The use of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet may lead to dizziness, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, seizures or temporary loss of consciousness. Therefore, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Hicipro OZ 500mg/500mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References

  1. Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. North Harrow, Middlesex: Accord Healthcare Limited; 2016. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ornidazole. Auckland, New Zealand: Teva Pharma (New Zealand) Limited; 2017. [Accessed 11 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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