Nizonide-O Tablet

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Lupin Ltd

Composition for Nizonide-O Tablet

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Primarily used for

Diarrhoea, Bacterial infections, Parasitic worm infections
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₹13.05/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Nizonide-O Tablet

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Uses of Nitazoxanide

Nitazoxanide is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and parasitic worm infections.
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Side effects of Nitazoxanide

Common

Headache, Nausea, Fever, Hair loss, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Vertigo.

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How to use Nitazoxanide

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.

How Nizonide-O Tablet works

Nitazoxanide belongs to the class of medications called antiparasitic and antiviral agents. It inhibits the production of certain chemicals and substances essential for energy metabolism and growth of the parasite.
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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.

How Nizonide-O Tablet works

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Nizonide-O Tablet

Expert advice for Nitazoxanide

• Nitazoxanide should always be taken with food. • Tell your doctor if you are suffering from liver disease; kidney disease; or HIV infection or problems related to immune system. • Caution to be exercised if you are more than 65 years. • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Patients allergic to nitazoxanide or any of its ingredients should not take it.  • Do not give it to patients with <1 year of age.

Expert advice for Ofloxacin

  • 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 Ofloxacin 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Nizonide-O Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nizonide-O 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
Nizonide-O Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Nizonide-O 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
Nizonide-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nizonide-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Nizonide-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nizonide-O 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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