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Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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. It acts against the infection-causing microorganisms to manage the infections.

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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.

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O Infusion

  • Bacterial & parasitic infections

Side effects of Orni-O 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 Orni-O

  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Orni-O Infusion

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

How Orni-O Infusion works

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • 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.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Doctor prescribed my mother to take orni o tablets for some irritation in urinary tract. Can she use O2 tablets as a substitute of orni o?? What is its dose??? Thanking you, SRIJIT PATIENT
Dr. Monil Kadian
Cardiology
Please ask your prescribing doctor
Doctor prescribed me to take orni o tablets for some irritation in urinary tract. Can i use O2 tablets as a substitute of orni o?? Does both has same action?? Thanking you, SRIJIT PATIENT
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
I am not aware of the trade names
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FAQs

Q. What is Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion?

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion?

Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion?

The use of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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 Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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. What if I miss my dose?

Take Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I take alcohol while on Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg Infusion?

You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by Orni-O I.V. 200mg/500mg 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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