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Ofex O Suspension

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Primary uses of Ofex O Suspension

Bacterial & parasitic infections
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Ofex O Suspension

Uses of Ofex O Suspension

Ofex O Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.

Ofex O Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ofex O are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Ofex O Suspension

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. Ofex O Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Ofex O Suspension works

Ofex O Suspension 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 parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
In Depth Information on Ofex O Suspension

Ofex O Suspension related warnings

Special precautions for Ofex O Suspension
Alcohol
CAUTION
Ofex O Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofex O Suspension 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Ofex O Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Ofex O Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ofex O Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ofex O Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofex O Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ofex O Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Ofex O Suspension
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ofex O?
The use of Ofex O 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 Ofex O 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ofex O?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it at as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Q. What is Ofex O?
Ofex O 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 Ofex O?
Ofex O 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.

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