Ofo T Suspension

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Introduction

Ofo T Suspension is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat the infection.

Ofo T Suspension is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

Ofo T Suspension may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Ofo T Suspension

Benefits of Ofo T Suspension

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Ofo T Suspension helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Ofo T Suspension helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Ofo T Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ofo T

  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Headache

How to use Ofo T 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. Ofo T Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ofo T Suspension works

Ofo T Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Tinidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Tinidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Ofo T Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ofo T Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ofo T Suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ofo T Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Ofo T Suspension may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ofo T Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofo T Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ofo T Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ofo T Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ofo T Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Ofo T Suspension, 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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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Ofo T Suspension if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ofo T Suspension as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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.

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Patient concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ofo T Suspension cause dryness in the mouth?

Yes, the use of Ofo T Suspension can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.

Q. Is it safe to take Ofo T Suspension while breastfeeding?

Ofo T Suspension should be used with caution in nursing mothers as it can lead to serious side effects. You should always consult your doctor before taking Ofo T Suspension.

Q. Can the use of Ofo T Suspension cause metallic taste?

Yes, the use of Ofo T Suspension can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Ofo T Suspension?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Ofo T Suspension can lead to increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ofo T Suspension?

The use of Ofo T Suspension is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or tinidazole or any other excipient. It should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of any inflammation of the tendons (tendinitis), or tendon rupture seen with the use of ofloxacin or any other medicine which belongs to the same group (quinolone group) of antimicrobial agents and in patients with some neurological disorders.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ofo T Suspension?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Ofo T Suspension?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Ofo T Suspension when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofo T Suspension and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Ofo T Suspension as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. For how long should you take Ofo T Suspension?

It is usually taken with or without food, twice a day, for 3 days to 6 weeks. The length of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated. Always consult the doctor before taking the medicine.

Q. Can a person drive while taking Ofo T Suspension?

No, taking Ofo T Suspension may make you feel sleepy, dizzy and may lead to visual disturbances. So, do not drive or use machines while you are on this medicine.

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References

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Country of origin: India

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