Oflacin 400 mg Tablet 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. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oflacin 400 mg Tablet 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
Oflacin 400 mg 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.
Oflacin 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Oflacin 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Oflacin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflacin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Oflacin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflacin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Oflacin 400 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.
Oflacin is not a penicillin. Oflacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Oflacin a painkiller?
Oflacin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Oflacin a sulfa drug?
Oflacin is not a sulfa drug. Oflacin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflacin contain sulfa?
Oflacin does not contain sulfa. Oflacin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflacin affect birth control?
Oflacin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflacin 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.
Q. Does Oflacin contain penicillin?
Oflacin does not contain penicillin. Oflacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflacin treat chlamydia?
Oflacin is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Oflacin expire?
Yes, Oflacin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. What is Oflacin used for?
Oflacin 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.
Q. Is Oflacin a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Oflacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Oflacin with paracetamol?
Oflacin 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 Oflacin with ibuprofen?
Oflacin 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 Oflacin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Oflacin an antibiotic?
Oflacin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Oflacin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Oflacin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.