Ofal -3 Tablet

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Composition for Ofal 300mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ofal Tablet

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Uses of Ofal Tablet

Ofal -3 Tablet 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 Ofal Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ofal Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ofal -3 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ofal Tablet works

Ofal -3 tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Ofal Tablet

Expert advice for Ofal Tablet

  • 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 Ofal 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ofal -3 Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofal -3 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
Ofal -3 Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. L
imited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ofal -3 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect you
r vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ofal -3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofal -3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ofal -3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofal -3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ofal 300mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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