Oflostar 200mg Tablet

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Oflostar 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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13.75
₹1.38/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Oflostar Tablet

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Uses of Oflostar Tablet

Oflostar 200mg Tablet 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 Oflostar Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflostar Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oflostar 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Oflostar Tablet works

Oflostar 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflostar Tablet

Expert advice for Oflostar Tablet

  • 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 Oflostar 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 Oflostar 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflostar 200mg Tablet 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
Oflostar 200mg Tablet should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Oflostar 200mg Tablet 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
Oflostar 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflostar 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 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 Oflostar 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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