Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension

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Composition for Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension

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60 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Oflox Suspension

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Uses of Oflox Suspension

Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension 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 Oflox Suspension

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oflox 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension at a fixed time.

How Oflox Suspension works

Oflox 100mg/5ml suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oflox Suspension

Expert advice for Oflox Suspension

  • 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 Oflox 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 Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflox 100mg/5ml 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension is probably usafe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel dizzy, drowsy o
r affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in pa
tients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in pa
tients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg 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 Oflox 100mg/5ml Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

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