Ofax 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Ofax 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ofax Tablet

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Uses of Ofax Tablet

Ofax 400mg 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 Ofax Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Ofax 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 Ofax 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ofax Tablet works

Ofax 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Ofax Tablet

Expert advice for Ofax Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofax to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Ofax and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ofax 400mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofax 400mg 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
Ofax 400mg 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
Ofax 400mg 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
Ofax 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofax 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ofax 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofax 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ofax 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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