Oflokem Suspension

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Composition for Oflokem NA Suspension

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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Oflokem Suspension

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Uses of Oflokem Suspension

Oflokem Suspension 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 Suspension

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflokem Suspension

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 Oflokem Suspension at a fixed time.

How Oflokem Suspension works

Oflokem suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Oflokem Suspension

Expert advice for Oflokem Suspension

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Oflokem 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oflokem Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflokem Suspension 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 Suspension is probably usafe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Oflokem Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Oflokem Suspension should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflokem Suspension should be used with caution in patients w
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Suspension 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oflokem NA Suspension

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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