Obit-OZ Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.
Obit-OZ Suspension side effects
Side Effects of Obit-OZ are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.
How to use Obit-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. Obit-OZ Suspension is to be taken with food. Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Obit-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 Obit-OZ Suspension
Obit-OZ Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Obit-OZ Suspension
Obit-OZ Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Obit-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 Obit-OZ Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Obit-OZ Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obit-OZ Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Obit-OZ Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Obit-OZ Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Obit-OZ Suspension
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Obit-OZ?
The use of Obit-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 Obit-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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Obit-OZ?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is Obit-OZ?
Obit-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 Obit-OZ?
Obit-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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Jun 2018.