Oflocon 200mg Syrup

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Composition for Oflocon 200mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Oflocon Syrup

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Uses of Oflocon Syrup

Oflocon 200mg 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 Oflocon Syrup

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflocon 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 Oflocon 200mg Syrup at a fixed time.

How Oflocon Syrup works

Oflocon 200mg syrup is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflocon Syrup

Expert advice for Oflocon 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 Oflocon 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 Oflocon 200mg Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflocon 200mg 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
Oflocon 200mg Syrup is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Oflocon 200mg Syrup may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affec
t your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Oflocon 200mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflocon 200mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflocon 200mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflocon 200mg Syrup 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 Oflocon 200mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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