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Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Oftrax OZ Tablet

Oftrax OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Oftrax OZ 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. Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Oftrax OZ Tablet works

Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet 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.

Oftrax OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. 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 Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet 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 Oftrax OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet 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.

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FAQs

Q. What is Oftrax OZ?

Oftrax 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 Oftrax OZ?

Oftrax OZ is safe for 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.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Oftrax OZ?

The use of Oftrax OZ is considered to be harmful for 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 than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oftrax OZ can increase the risks of 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Oftrax OZ?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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 Oftrax OZ?

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 Oftrax OZ when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Oftrax OZ 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 Oftrax OZ 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.
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References
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