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Overview

Uses of Orflaz Kit

Orflaz Kit is used for syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge.

Orflaz Kit side effects

Common
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Orflaz Kit

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Orflaz Kit is to be taken with food.

How Orflaz Kit works

Orflaz Kit is a combination of two antibiotics (Azithromycin and Ornidazole) and an antifungal (Fluconazole). Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Ornidazole kills other microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging their DNA. Fluconazole works by stopping the growth of fungi in the body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Orflaz Kit related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Orflaz Kit may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orflaz Kit 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Orflaz Kit during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Orflaz Kit may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Orflaz Kit is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
CAUTION
Orflaz Kit should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orflaz Kit may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Orflaz

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23 female, While having intercouse i am experiencing some white creamy clumpy vaginal discharge and some burning and itching sensation. I Spoke to a doctor and she prescribed SAF kit, Becasule Z capsule and CandidB Creamand suggest. Still the problem is same. Also i had taken unwanted 72 pill on 3 July 2016 and i had period within a week time. Since Then i am experiencing this problem after having intercouse with my partner . Please help.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
apply femiplex ointment, take femiplex tablet 2 tab twice
23 female, While having intercouse i am experiencing some white creamy clumpy vaginal discharge and some burning and itching sensation. I Spoke to a doctor and she prescribed SAF kit, Becasule Z capsule and CandidB Creamand suggest. Still the problem is same. Also i had taken unwanted 72 pill on 3 July 2016 and i had period within a week time. Since Then i am experiencing this problem after having intercouse with my partner . Please help.
Dr. Pranay Gandhi
Sexologist
hi. taking contraceptive tablets can cause increase in infection of that areathe SAF kit and candid V cream is correct treatment. take iti suggest washing the vagina daily using V WASH
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Orflaz when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Orflaz and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Orflaz cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Orflaz can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Orflaz be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Orflaz?

Keep this medicine in the container 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 Orflaz?

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.
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