Oftacin 200mg Tablet

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Composition for Oftacin 200mg Tablet

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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 preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on Oftacin Tablet

Expert advice for Oftacin Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oftacin 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 Oftacin 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oftacin 200mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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 is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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
CAUTION
Oftacin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Oftacin 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Oftacin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oftacin 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Trental 400mg Tablet, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Januvia 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.
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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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