Oflavid Syrup

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Composition for Oflavid NA Syrup

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Primarily used for

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Oflavid Syrup

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Uses of Oflavid Syrup

Oflavid Syrup 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 Oflavid Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflavid Syrup

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oflavid Syrup at a fixed time.

How Oflavid Syrup works

Oflavid syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflavid Syrup

Expert advice for Oflavid Syrup

  • 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 Oflavid 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 Oflavid Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflavid Syrup 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
Oflavid Syrup is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Oflavid Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your
vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Oflavid Syrup should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflavid Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflavid Syrup should be used with caution in patients with l
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflavid Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg 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 Oflavid NA Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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