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Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping the further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea and stomach pain as the side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if they bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Ofbeta OD Tablet ER

Benefits of Ofbeta OD Tablet ER

In Bacterial infections

Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Ofbeta OD Tablet ER

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 Ofbeta OD

  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ofbeta OD Tablet ER

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. Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ofbeta OD Tablet ER works

Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ofbeta OD Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER 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 Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ofbeta OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER with paracetamol?

Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER 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 the use of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Ofbeta OD 400mg Tablet ER. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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