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Oflokem Suspension

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Composition for Oflokem Suspension

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Primary uses of Oflokem Suspension

MRP
21.23
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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Oflokem Suspension side effects

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. Oflokem Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oflokem 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 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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Oflokem Suspension related 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Oflokem Suspension is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Oflokem Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oflokem Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oflokem Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflokem Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Oflokem Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Oflokem Suspension, 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 about Oflokem Suspension

Frequently asked questions about 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Oflokem with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Oflokem with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
Oflokem with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Oflokem with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Oflokem with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
Oflokem with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Oflokem with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Oflokem with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Oflokem with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
Oflokem with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
Oflokem with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Oflokem with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
Oflokem with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Oflokem with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
Oflokem with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Oflokem with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
Oflokem with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
Oflokem with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Biogesic, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam
Oflokem with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Oflokem with Acarbose
MODERATE
Oflokem with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Oflokem with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Oflokem with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
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