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Obactin OZ Suspension

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Primary uses of Obactin OZ Suspension

Bacterial & parasitic infections
As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Obactin OZ Suspension

Uses of Obactin OZ Suspension

Obactin OZ Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.

Obactin OZ Suspension side effects


Side Effects of Obactin OZ are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Obactin OZ Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Obactin OZ Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Obactin OZ Suspension works

Obactin OZ Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin 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.

In Depth Information on Obactin OZ Suspension

Obactin OZ Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Obactin OZ Suspension
Obactin OZ Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Obactin OZ Suspension 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.
No information is available on the use of Obactin OZ Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Obactin OZ Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obactin OZ Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Obactin OZ Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Obactin OZ Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Obactin OZ Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Obactin OZ Suspension

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Obactin oz?
The use of Obactin oz is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Obactin oz can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Obactin oz expire?
Yes, Obactin oz does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Obactin oz after the expiry date.
Q. What is Obactin oz?
Obactin oz is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Obactin oz?
Obactin oz is safe to use in most of the patients; However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.

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