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Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension


Overview

Uses of Ofrex TZ Suspension

Ofrex TZ Suspension side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Headache

How to use Ofrex TZ 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. Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Ofrex TZ Suspension works

Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg 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.

Ofrex TZ Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension 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
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg 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
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • 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 Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg 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 Ofrex TZ 200mg/600mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ofrex TZ

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Fever ; severe diarrhea & vomiting
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
norflox tz twice daily for 3 days and paracetamol 500 mg thrice daily after food for 3 days and omez d 20mg twice daily for 5 days before foodalso give 2-3 sachets of electrol powder daily till 3-4 days
Sir dysentery problem. Taken norflox tz 3 doze + ors. Please help me out.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
u taking right medicine
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ofrex TZ cause dryness in the mouth?

Yes, the use of Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ while breastfeeding?

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

Q. Can the use of Ofrex TZ cause metallic taste?

Yes, the use of Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ?

The use of Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ?

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 Ofrex TZ?

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 Ofrex TZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ 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 Ofrex TZ?

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 Ofrex TZ?

No, taking Ofrex TZ 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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  2. Ofloxacin. Raritan, New Jersey: Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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