Oflox 200 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Oflox Tablet

Oflox 200 Tablet 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).

Oflox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Oflox 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. Oflox 200 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Oflox Tablet works

Oflox 200 Tablet 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.

Oflox Tablet related warnings

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

What if you miss a dose of Oflox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Oflox 200 Tablet, 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oflox 200 Tablet 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 Oflox 200 Tablet 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 Oflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tizonec
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Told
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diadose
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oflox

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What medicine is recommended for loose motions?I have oflox, can i give that
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, for loose stools start darolac sachet half sachet orally twice daily for the next 4 days. Also syp zinconia 5ml once daily for the next 14 days. Give ORS, coconut water and lemon water to drink.
Sir mere stomache ho rha nd loose motion bhai Kay kruOflox oz lia but koi aaram ny mila
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.comSyrup Ulgel https://www.1mg.com/drugs/ulgel-saunf-400mg-20mg-5ml-suspension-144798 1-2 tsf thrice daily. Drink ORS, put 1 sachet in 1 litre of water, then drink it over 4 hours or depending upon the intensity, the recommendation is after every episode of loose motion or vomiting, take 1 glass of ORS. Give rest to your bowels,don?t eat anything except ors untill u feel hunger pangs.Start with liquid diet like tea etc then move to light semi solid diet like khichdi in small quantity, if tolerable you can take your routine meal. Wash your hands frequently, particularly before handling food.Kindly consult nearby physician for examination and proper management
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FAQs

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 the use of Oflox cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Oflox 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 Oflox when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Oflox 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 Oflox increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, use of Oflox 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 Oflox. 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 1st Oct 2018.
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