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Okaflox 400 mg Tablet

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Composition for Okaflox 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Okaflox 400 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Okaflox Tablet

Uses of Okaflox Tablet

Okaflox 400 mg 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).

Okaflox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Okaflox are Nausea, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Okaflox 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. Okaflox 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Okaflox Tablet works

Okaflox 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria.

In Depth Information on Okaflox Tablet

Expert advice for Okaflox Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Okaflox 400 mg Tablet 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 Okaflox 400 mg Tablet 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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Okaflox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Okaflox Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Okaflox 400 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Okaflox 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Okaflox 400 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Okaflox 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Okaflox 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Okaflox 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Okaflox 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Okaflox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Okaflox 400 mg Tablet, 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 about Okaflox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ofloxacin

Q. Is Okaflox a penicillin?
Okaflox is not a penicillin. Okaflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Is Okaflox a painkiller?
Okaflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Q. Is Okaflox a sulfa drug?
Okaflox is not a sulfa drug. Okaflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Okaflox contain sulfa?
Okaflox does not contain sulfa. Okaflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Q. Does Okaflox affect birth control?
Okaflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Okaflox 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.
Q. Does Okaflox contain penicillin?
Okaflox does not contain penicillin. Okaflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Q. Does Okaflox treat chlamydia?
Okaflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Does Okaflox expire?
Yes, Okaflox 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. What is Okaflox used for?
Okaflox 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.
Q. Is Okaflox a fluoroquinolone antibiotic?
Okaflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Q. Can I take Okaflox with paracetamol?
Okaflox 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 Okaflox with ibuprofen?
Okaflox 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 Okaflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Okaflox an antibiotic?
Okaflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Q. Is Okaflox bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Okaflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Okaflox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Okaflox with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Okaflox with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Tizonec, Tidired, Sirdalud, Tizalide
Okaflox with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Okaflox with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
Okaflox with Benzydamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benzydamine: Ready Rinse, Tantum, Mucobenz
Okaflox with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
Okaflox with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Okaflox with Zinc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Okaflox with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Okaflox with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Okaflox with Olanzapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olanzapine: Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense, Olatig, Olanz, Madwell, Ozinet, Olnee, Pifol, Bitola
Okaflox with Clozapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clozapine: Suclosz, Vizopin, Syclop, Lozin, Lozapin, Z Clo, Zaporil, Closin, Clozcare, Skizoril
Okaflox with Pentoxifylline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas
Okaflox with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb
Okaflox with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Okaflox with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis, Neil, Zenee PR, Sanim, Renex, Nimoffin, Selide, Elide
Okaflox with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
Okaflox with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Okaflox with Oxyphenbutazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Flanil
Okaflox with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Okaflox with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Okaflox with Acarbose
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acarbose: Diadose, Abacus, Disorb, Glubose, K Carb, Glucar, Glucarb, Glucobay, Rebose, Karbocheck
Okaflox with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Okaflox with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Okaflox with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
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