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, gastrointestinal tract, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Oflotas Infusion side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • 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 stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

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.

Alternate Brands

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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
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
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Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
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Brand(s): Mgmax
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Brand(s): Adrovit Z
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Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
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Brand(s): Pramipex
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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. 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 the use of Oflotas cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Oflotas can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Oflotas when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Oflotas and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Oflotas increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Oflotas is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Oflotas. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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