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OF Plus Infusion

Prescription Required

Introduction

OF Plus Infusion 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.

OF Plus Infusion must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better, which will ensure a better recovery.

OF Plus Infusion 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. It may also lead to mild and temporary injection site redness and pain. 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 liver or kidney disease. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their 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. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition. It is advised to take proper rest during the sickness for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of OF Plus Infusion

  • Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of OF Plus Infusion

In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

OF Plus Infusion is used to treat various infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea (sexually transmitted infections), diarrhea, dysentery, and infections of the ears, gums, bones, joints, skin, prostate gland, and urinary tract. It works by killing the infection-causing microorganisms. This further reduces the discomforts associated with various infections and helps in early recovery. Make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of OF Plus Infusion

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 OF Plus

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use OF Plus Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How OF Plus Infusion works

OF Plus Infusion 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with OF Plus Infusion.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
OF Plus Infusion 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of OF Plus Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
OF Plus Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
OF Plus Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of OF Plus Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
OF Plus Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OF Plus Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take OF Plus Infusion?

If you miss a dose of OF Plus Infusion, please consult your doctor.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
OF Plus Infusion
₹1.52/ml of Infusion
Loobid Infusion
Cachet Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹0.99/ml of infusion
35% cheaper
Oflokind OZ Infusion
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹0.99/ml of infusion
35% cheaper
Saril 50 mg/125 mg Infusion
Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
₹1.59/ml of infusion
5% costlier
₹1.93/ml of infusion
27% costlier

Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed OF Plus Infusion for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.
  • 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 OF Plus Infusion as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. What is OF Plus Infusion?

OF Plus Infusion 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 OF Plus Infusion?

OF Plus Infusion is safe for most of the patients. 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.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of OF Plus Infusion?

The use of OF Plus Infusion is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of OF Plus Infusion?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

Q. What if I don't get better after using OF Plus Infusion?

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 OF Plus Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking OF Plus Infusion and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can I take alcohol while on OF Plus Infusion?

You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by OF Plus Infusion. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.

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References

  1. Ofloxacin. Potters Bar Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ornidazole. Kyiv, Ukraine: Yuria-Pharm Ltd.; 2002. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ofloxacin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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