OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION


Overview

Uses of Oflotas Infusion
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION 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).
Oflotas Infusion side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Taste change
How to use Oflotas Infusion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Oflotas Infusion works
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
Oflotas Infusion related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION 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
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Oflotas Infusion?
If you miss a dose of OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION, 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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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION 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 OFLOTAS 200 MG INFUSION 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Oflotas with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oflotas

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Suffering from cough and cold, running nose. Once gets cough it stays for long. Dry cough.Have taken 2 doses of cold & flu + oflotas 200 + predine 10
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
DEAR PATIENT COUGH IS MOSTLY ALLERGIC, U NEED TO TAKE SOME ANTI ALLERGIC TABLET OR ANTI TUSSIVE SYRUP, TAB LEVOVET 1 TAB BD, SYRUP COREX Dx 1-2 TSF TID
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
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FAQs

Q. Is Oflotas a penicillin?
Oflotas is not a penicillin. Oflotas belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Oflotas a painkiller?
Oflotas is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Oflotas a sulfa drug?
Oflotas is not a sulfa drug. Oflotas belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflotas contain sulfa?
Oflotas does not contain sulfa. Oflotas belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflotas affect birth control?
Oflotas does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oflotas 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 Oflotas contain penicillin?
Oflotas does not contain penicillin. Oflotas belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Oflotas treat chlamydia?
Oflotas 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 Oflotas expire?
Yes, Oflotas 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 Oflotas used for?
Oflotas 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 Oflotas a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Oflotas is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Oflotas with paracetamol?
Oflotas 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 Oflotas with ibuprofen?
Oflotas 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 Oflotas. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Oflotas an antibiotic?
Oflotas is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Oflotas bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Oflotas is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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