Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Oflokem NA Eye/Ear Drops

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Primarily used for

7.5
10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

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Uses of Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops 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 Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops works

Oflokem eye/ear drops is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

Expert advice for Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops

  • 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 Oflokem 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 Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops 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
Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops 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
Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops 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
Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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 Oflokem NA Eye/Ear Drops

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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