Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet

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Composition for Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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Medicine Overview of Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet

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Uses of Nimorazole

Nimorazole is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Nimorazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Nimorazole

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. Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet works

Nimorazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
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Uses of Ofloxacin

Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ofloxacin

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. Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet works

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet

Expert advice for Nimorazole

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Nimorazole in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Expert advice for Ofloxacin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Ofloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nimoraz O 500mg/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
No information is available on the use of Nimoraz O 500mg/20
0mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy
or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet should be used with caution in
patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nimoraz O 500mg/200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Q. What is Ofloxacin used for?
Ofloxacin 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.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Is Ofloxacin an antibiotic?
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Ofloxacin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Ofloxacin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a penicillin?
Ofloxacin is not a penicillin. Ofloxacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a painkiller?
Ofloxacin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Ofloxacin a sulfa drug?
Ofloxacin is not a sulfa drug. Ofloxacin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin contain sulfa?
Ofloxacin does not contain sulfa. Ofloxacin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin affect birth control?
Ofloxacin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofloxacin 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.
Q. Does Ofloxacin contain penicillin?
Ofloxacin does not contain penicillin. Ofloxacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Ofloxacin treat chlamydia?
Ofloxacin is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Ofloxacin expire?
Yes, Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin with paracetamol?
Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin with ibuprofen?
Ofloxacin 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 Ofloxacin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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