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OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG

Zydus Cadila

Composition for OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG

Prescription Required

Primary uses of OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG

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Medicine Overview of OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet

Uses of OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet

OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG 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).

OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) are Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) 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. OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet works

OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet

Expert advice for OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG 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 OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG 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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OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG 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
OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of OFLOSTAR TABLET 200 MG, 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

Questions Related to OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS)
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects

Frequently asked questions about OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ofloxacin

Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) a penicillin?
Oflostar(zydus) is not a penicillin. Oflostar(zydus) belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) a painkiller?
Oflostar(zydus) is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) a sulfa drug?
Oflostar(zydus) is not a sulfa drug. Oflostar(zydus) belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflostar(zydus) contain sulfa?
Oflostar(zydus) does not contain sulfa. Oflostar(zydus) belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflostar(zydus) affect birth control?
Oflostar(zydus) does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflostar(zydus) 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.
Q. Does Oflostar(zydus) contain penicillin?
Oflostar(zydus) does not contain penicillin. Oflostar(zydus) belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflostar(zydus) treat chlamydia?
Oflostar(zydus) is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Oflostar(zydus) expire?
Yes, Oflostar(zydus) 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. What is Oflostar(zydus) used for?
Oflostar(zydus) 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.
Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Oflostar(zydus) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Oflostar(zydus) with paracetamol?
Oflostar(zydus) 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(zydus) with ibuprofen?
Oflostar(zydus) 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(zydus). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) an antibiotic?
Oflostar(zydus) is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Oflostar(zydus) bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Oflostar(zydus) is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose
OFLOSTAR(ZYDUS) with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told

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