Medicine Overview of Ofoxin Tablet
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet 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).
Side Effects of Ofoxin are Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.
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. Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.
In Depth Information on Ofoxin Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Ofoxin 400 mg 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 Ofoxin 400 mg 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.
Ofoxin Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofoxin 400 mg 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.
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofoxin 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Ofoxin 400 mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Ofoxin Tablet
Ofoxin is not a penicillin. Ofoxin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofoxin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Ofoxin is not a sulfa drug. Ofoxin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofoxin does not contain sulfa. Ofoxin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Ofoxin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Ofoxin 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.
Ofoxin does not contain penicillin. Ofoxin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Ofoxin 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, Ofoxin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Ofoxin 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.
Ofoxin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Ofoxin with paracetamol?
Ofoxin 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 Ofoxin with ibuprofen?
Ofoxin 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 Ofoxin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Ofoxin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Ofoxin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Ofoxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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