Oflopen OR Suspension


Overview

Uses of Oflopen OR Suspension
Oflopen OR Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.
Oflopen OR Suspension side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
How to use Oflopen OR 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. Oflopen OR Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
How Oflopen OR Suspension works
Oflopen OR Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Oflopen OR Suspension related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Oflopen OR Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflopen OR 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
No information is available on the use of Oflopen OR Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Oflopen OR Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oflopen OR Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oflopen OR Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflopen OR Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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FAQs

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Oflopen OR?
The use of Oflopen OR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oflopen OR can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Oflopen OR?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. What is Oflopen OR?
Oflopen OR is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Oflopen OR?
Oflopen OR is safe for most of the patients.; However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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