Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup 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).
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. Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup 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.
Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ofc 50 mg/5ml Syrup, 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.
Ofc does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofc 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.
Ofc 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.
Ofc is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Ofc with paracetamol?
Ofc 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 Ofc with ibuprofen?
Ofc 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 Ofc. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.