Oflagard 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Oflagard 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Oflagard Tablet

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Uses of Oflagard Tablet

Oflagard 200mg 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).
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Side effects of Oflagard Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How Oflagard Tablet works

Oflagard 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflagard Tablet

Expert advice for Oflagard Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Oflagard immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oflagard 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflagard 200mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Oflagard 200mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Oflagard 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Oflagard 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflagard 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflagard 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflagard 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oflagard 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Oflagard 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.
Oflagard is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Oflagard is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Oflagard is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Oflagard is not a penicillin. Oflagard belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oflagard is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Oflagard is not a sulfa drug. Oflagard belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oflagard does not contain sulfa. Oflagard belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oflagard does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflagard 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.
Oflagard does not contain penicillin. Oflagard belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oflagard is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Oflagard 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. Can I take Oflagard with paracetamol?
Oflagard 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 Oflagard with ibuprofen?
Oflagard 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 Oflagard. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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