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Open-OZ Infusion

Prescription Required

Introduction

Open-OZ Infusion is a combination medicine that is used to treat gynecological infections, teeth and urine infections, lung infections, and abdominal infections such as acute diarrhea or dysentery.

Open-OZ Infusion must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. Do not miss any scheduled appointments for taking this medicine. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better, which will ensure a better recovery.

Open-OZ Infusion may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. It may also lead to mild and temporary injection site redness and pain. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disease. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine. You should consult the doctor about prescribing an alternative medicine for your condition. It is advised to take proper rest during the sickness for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Open-OZ Infusion

  • Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of Open-OZ Infusion

In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Open-OZ Infusion is a combination medicine which can be used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria and parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Open-OZ Infusion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Open-OZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Open-OZ Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Open-OZ Infusion works

Open-OZ Infusion 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Open-OZ Infusion.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Open-OZ Infusion 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Open-OZ Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Open-OZ Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Open-OZ Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Open-OZ Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Open-OZ Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Open-OZ Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Open-OZ Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Open-OZ Infusion, please consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Open-OZ Infusion
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Doroflox OZ 200mg/500mg Infusion
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Open-OZ Infusion for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.
  • 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 Open-OZ Infusion as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You have been prescribed Open-OZ Infusion for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.

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Patient concerns

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Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
it is used to treat infections
Suffering from dysentry from 3 day ,taking TAb Millixim Oz (bid).O2 infusion (Bid),ecobion cap(bid),RL,amitax 500 Bid,but recovery very slow ,seeking advice
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get CBC KFT LFT stool routine and culture down
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FAQs

Q. What is Open-OZ Infusion?

Open-OZ Infusion 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 Open-OZ Infusion?

Open-OZ Infusion is safe for most of the patients. 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 Open-OZ Infusion?

The use of Open-OZ Infusion 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Open-OZ Infusion?

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 Open-OZ Infusion?

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 Open-OZ Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Open-OZ Infusion and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can I take alcohol while on Open-OZ Infusion?

You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by Open-OZ Infusion. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.

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References

  1. Ofloxacin. Potters Bar Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ornidazole. Kyiv, Ukraine: Yuria-Pharm Ltd.; 2002. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Ofloxacin. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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