OQ 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of OQ Tablet


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).

Side effects of OQ Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


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

How OQ Tablet works

Oq 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on OQ Tablet

Expert advice for OQ 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 Oq 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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Special precautions for OQ 400mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
OQ 400mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation
. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
OQ 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect yo
ur vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg 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 OQ 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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