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Ofl 200 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Ofl Tablet

Ofl Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Ofl 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. Ofl 200 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ofl Tablet works

Ofl 200 mg Tablet 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.

Ofl Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofl 200 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ofl 200 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ofl 200 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ofl 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofl 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ofl 200 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofl 200 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ofl Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ofl 200 mg Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ofl 200 mg Tablet 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 Ofl 200 mg Tablet 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ofl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ofl

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Having too much unbarable gum painPlease suggest something to relieve gum pain now
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dentist
Use ofl-oz and acepec tablet wice a day for 3 daysUse cap omee 20 mg along wid dis to prevent gastric upsetConsult a dentist and check for any cavities in ur teethIf any get t filled
My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Ofl with paracetamol?

Ofl 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 Ofl cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ofl 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 Ofl when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofl 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 Ofl increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Ofl 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 Ofl. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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