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. Ofcor Plus Tablet is to be taken with food. Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Ofcor Plus Tablet 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 the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Ofcor Plus Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofcor Plus 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.
No information is available on the use of Ofcor Plus Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ofcor Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ofcor Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Ofcor Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofcor Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ofcor plus?
The use of Ofcor plus is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Ofcor plus can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Does Ofcor plus expire?
Yes, Ofcor plus does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Ofcor plus after the expiry date.
Q. What is Ofcor plus?
Ofcor plus 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 Ofcor plus?
Ofcor plus is safe to use in most of the patients; However, 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.