Open 200mg Tablet

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Helios Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Open 200mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Open Tablet

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Uses of Open Tablet

Open 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 Open Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Open 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 Open 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Open Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Open Tablet

Expert advice for Open 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 Open 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 Open 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
Open 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
Open 200mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Open 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Open 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Open 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Open 200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Open 200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg 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 Open 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Open 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.
Open is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Open is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Open is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Open is not a penicillin. Open belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Open is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Open is not a sulfa drug. Open belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Open does not contain sulfa. Open belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Open does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Open 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.
Open does not contain penicillin. Open belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Open 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, Open 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 Open with paracetamol?
Open 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 Open with ibuprofen?
Open 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 Open. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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