Medicine Overview of Olvo Tablet
Olvo 500mg 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).
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
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. Olvo 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Olvo 500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
Olvo 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.
In Depth Information on Olvo Tablet
Your doctor has prescribed Olvo 500mg 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 Olvo 500mg 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.
Olvo Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Olvo 500mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olvo 500mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Olvo 500mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Olvo 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Olvo 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Olvo 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Olvo 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, stop the medicine and inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
If you miss a dose of Olvo 500mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Olvo Tablet
Olvo is a quinolone antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in your body. It can be used to treat infections of the sinuses, lungs, urinary tract, including your kidneys or bladder, prostate gland and skin and soft tissue.
Q. Can I take Olvo with prednisone?
Olvo and prednisone when taken together may increase the risk of tendon rupture (a tendon is a cord that joins your muscle to your bones). If you experience pain and inflammation in your tendons or ligaments, which could lead to rupture, stop taking Olvo immediately and talk to your doctor. Always consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
No, Olvo is not a narcotic substance. It is a quinolone antibiotic.
Q. Can I take Olvo with loratadine?
Olvo can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Olvo with esomeprazole?
Olvo can be taken with esomeprazole. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Olvo affect birth control?
Olvo can be taken with birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between them. However, interactions can occur. Talk to a doctor to confirm whether you need to use extra precaution while taking Olvo with birth control pills.
Q. Can I take Olvo for a tooth infection?
Olvo is not used to treat tooth infection. If you think you have a tooth infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Olvo for streptococcal throat infection?
Olvo is active against streptococcus bacteria and can be used for the treatment of a streptococcal sore throat. If you think you have a sore throat infection, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Is Olvo same as ciprofloxacin?
Olvo and ciprofloxacin are two different antibiotics, however, they belong to the same class of quinolone antibiotics. Olvo is as effective as ciprofloxacin for treating complicated urinary tract infections. In men with chronic bacterial prostatitis treated for 28 days, oral Olvo 500mg once daily achieved similar clinical and bacteriological response rates to oral ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily. Olvo is more active against Gram-positive organisms than ciprofloxacin. Ciprofloxacin is an economical alternative and Olvo is active against many bacteria but can cause damage to your tendons. So, it is advisable that you must talk to a doctor for the right choice of antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Olvo for tonsillitis?
Olvo is not indicated for the treatment of tonsillitis. If you think you have tonsillitis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Q. Can I take Olvo with guaifenesin?
Olvo can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Olvo with paracetamol?
Olvo can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Olvo does not contain sulfa. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Olvo does not cover methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Also, MRSA is very likely to have co-resistance to quinolones, including Olvo.
Yes, like any other medicine, Olvo has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Olvo treat bacterial vaginosis?
Olvo is not used to treat bacterial vaginosis. If you think you have bacterial vaginosis, talk to a doctor and start antibiotics only as advised, do not start antibiotics on your own.
Olvo does not cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor if you experience dry mouth while taking Olvo as it could be due to some other underlying condition.
Olvo is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.<br>
Olvo is not a penicillin. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Olvo is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Yes, Olvo belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Olvo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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