Oflawin 400 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Oflawin Tablet
Oflawin 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).
Oflawin Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Oflawin 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. Oflawin 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Oflawin Tablet works
Oflawin 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
Oflawin Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflawin 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Oflawin 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.
Driving
Oflawin 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oflawin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflawin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oflawin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflawin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Oflawin Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Oflawin 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oflawin 400 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 Oflawin 400 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

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oflawin

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Oflawin a penicillin?
Oflawin is not a penicillin. Oflawin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Oflawin a painkiller?
Oflawin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Oflawin a sulfa drug?
Oflawin is not a sulfa drug. Oflawin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflawin contain sulfa?
Oflawin does not contain sulfa. Oflawin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflawin affect birth control?
Oflawin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflawin 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 Oflawin contain penicillin?
Oflawin does not contain penicillin. Oflawin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflawin treat chlamydia?
Oflawin 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 Oflawin expire?
Yes, Oflawin 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 Oflawin used for?
Oflawin 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 Oflawin a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Oflawin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Oflawin with paracetamol?
Oflawin 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 Oflawin with ibuprofen?
Oflawin 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 Oflawin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Oflawin an antibiotic?
Oflawin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Oflawin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Oflawin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th May 2018.
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