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Oflox 200 mg Infusion

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Oflox Infusion

Oflox Infusion side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Taste change

How to use Oflox Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Oflox Infusion works

Oflox 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.

Oflox Infusion related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oflox 200 mg Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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 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
Oflox 200 mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Oflox 200 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oflox 200 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oflox 200 mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oflox 200 mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Oflox Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Oflox 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 Oflox 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 Oflox 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 Oflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oflox

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Diabetes Specialist
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PATIENT is suffering from.diabetes.last week it was 159 in fasting. Though it was within normal range prior to this. She face sudden increase in blood sugar even with a little amount of rice that too without starch.she face some sort of shivering in her body and frequent urination in the night.she is taking G2 medicine as recommended.and all sort of yoga, walk and avoid oil n spices. But this shivering and frequent urination is quite troublesome for her, as there is no improvement in it.plz.suggest
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
General Physician
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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.

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References
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