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OQ 400mg Tablet

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Primary uses of OQ 400mg Tablet

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₹9.17/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of OQ Tablet

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Uses of OQ Tablet

OQ 400mg 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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OQ Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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

How OQ Tablet works

OQ 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. This treats your infection.

In Depth Information on OQ Tablet

Expert advice for OQ Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of OQ Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of OQ 400mg 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 OQ Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ofloxacin

Oq 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.
Oq is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Oq is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Oq is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Oq is not a penicillin. Oq belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oq is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Oq is not a sulfa drug. Oq belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oq does not contain sulfa. Oq belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Oq does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Oq 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.
Oq does not contain penicillin. Oq belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Oq 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, Oq 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 Oq with paracetamol?
Oq 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 Oq with ibuprofen?
Oq 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 Oq. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking OQ with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
OQ with Tizanidine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tizanidine: Sirdalud, Tizalide, Ginox
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
OQ with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
OQ with Selegiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex
OQ with Ropinirole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ropinirole: Ropiro, Ropitor, Adrole, Ropeway, Parkirop, Role
OQ with Piribedil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Piribedil: Trivastal L.A
OQ with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentoxifylline: Pentovas, Flowpent, Flexital, Trental
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxyphenbutazone: Sioril
OQ with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux
OQ with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition AMINO SALICYLIC ACID: Rexite BT
OQ with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
OQ with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin
OQ with Pramipexole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pramipexole: Pramipex, Prarimol SR, Prarimol, Pramirol, Mirator, Remipex, Pramitrem, Pexopram
OQ with Nimesulide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nimesulide: Edil, Zelid, Nimusid, Neede, Nimujet, Twinease, Nyci, Nise, Nobel, Nimtus, Spinn, Nimbond, Nimbus, Redynise, Nizer, Denim Juicy, Pyrifen Gel, Hilid P, Nicip, Myonal, Nimtech, Nelsid, Nimusol, Curenim, Nulide, Angip, Nisel TD, NM, Nimeson, Nimutab, Pronim, Nimodol, Nimi Rapi, Relisulide, Nimprex, Zydol, I Nid, Nimdis, Mazic, Emsulide, Nimol, Nugesic, Nimeron, Pyrimide, Nimuvin, Jumolid, Nimeka, Nimotil, Bionim, Nimstal, Arsulide, Lupisulide, Nimusen, Nimcare, Nemu, Nimd, Nimcet, Supernim, Nimind CT, Ginim, Nimpus, Nalgis, Nimlodi, Nimmi, Zega, Unik Junior, Patalgin, Nimtaz, Doly, Numel, Needfast, Nimrod, Pyrestat, Subid, Vylid, Milenim, Nimley, Nixia, Orange N, Nimupain, Gersulide, Nimdus, Doloflam, Knott, Neulab, Nex Kid, Nimik, Nimu, Olnim, Orthogesic, Novolid, Remulide, Nimind, Tremolide, Nimi, Zynimo, Auronim, Novogesic, Nimcell, Sidlide, Nimiz, Eusel, Nimeter, Nmd, Oflapoon, Resinim Plus, Arthorid, Mesulid, Nimaid, Nimcee, Nimdex, Nimobid, Nimoflam, Nimowen, Nimuspa, Niq, Nimulet, Nimisan, Nimrest, Gesnim, Nex MD, Nimopin, Toli, Flenim Plus, Nexmac, Nilide, Nex, Nimus, Nuleb, Pansulide RD, Redfast, Misogesic, Aglonim, Flenim MR, Instanim, Naba P, Nemunac, Nimugee, Spanim, New Nicip, Nimo P, Nimtop, Corfen NS, Mylid, Neosaid, Nimulid, Vylid ID, Nimumac, Minidol, Nilup, Nimek, Nimo, Pirodol, Niltel Fast, Dolonim, Enlide, Pyrisulide, Infanim, Dynalid, Nimecon, Nimutec, Nipace, Resinim, Ortinims, I Nid Aio, Nimace, Nimfast, Soonil, Denim Kid, Actinim, Nimogen, Nimos, Nimular, Geeflam, Kazolid
OQ with Cinacalcet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cinacalcet: Capicet, Setz, Mimcipar, Ceracal
OQ with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
OQ with Acarbose
MODERATE
OQ with Sitagliptin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
OQ with Nateglinide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
MODERATE
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