Oftacin 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Oftacin 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Oftacin Tablet

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Uses of Oftacin Tablet

Oftacin 200mg 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).
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Side effects of Oftacin Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Oftacin Tablet

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Oftacin 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Oftacin Tablet works

Oftacin 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Oftacin Tablet

Expert advice for Oftacin Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Oftacin immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oftacin 200mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oftacin 200mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Oftacin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Oftacin 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oftacin 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oftacin 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Oftacin 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.
Oftacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Oftacin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Oftacin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Oftacin is not a penicillin. Oftacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oftacin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Oftacin is not a sulfa drug. Oftacin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oftacin does not contain sulfa. Oftacin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oftacin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oftacin 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.
Oftacin does not contain penicillin. Oftacin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oftacin 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, Oftacin does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Oftacin with paracetamol?
Oftacin 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 Oftacin with ibuprofen?
Oftacin 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 Oftacin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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