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Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension


Composition for Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Bacterial & parasitic infections
As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Uses of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.

Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension side effects


Side Effects of Ofrip-OZ are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Ofrip-OZ Oral 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. Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension works

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

In Depth Information on Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension
Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension 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.
No information is available on the use of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Ofrip-OZ Oral Suspension

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Ofrip-oz?
The use of Ofrip-oz is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Ofrip-oz 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. Does Ofrip-oz expire?
Yes, Ofrip-oz does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Ofrip-oz after the expiry date.
Q. What is Ofrip-oz?
Ofrip-oz is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use Ofrip-oz?
Ofrip-oz is safe to use in most of the patients; However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.

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