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Ornidox NT Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Ornidox NT Syrup is a combination of two antibiotics that effectively treats diarrhea and dysentery. It also kills the microorganisms and treats the infection.

Ornidox NT Syrup is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine regularly at the same time. It should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some of the side effects of Ornidox NT Syrup are vomiting, headaches, nausea, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before starting with the medication.

Uses of Ornidox NT Syrup

Ornidox NT Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea

How to use Ornidox NT Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Ornidox NT Syrup is to be taken with food.

How Ornidox NT Syrup works

Ornidox NT Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Nitazoxanide and Ofloxacin. Nitazoxanide is an antiparasitic. It works by interfering with the energy metabolism of parasites, which ultimately causes their death. Ofloxacin kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Ornidox NT Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ornidox NT Syrup
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ornidox NT Syrup 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ornidox NT Syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ornidox NT Syrup may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ornidox NT Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ornidox NT Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ornidox NT Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ornidox NT Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ornidox NT

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 daysI had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What should I inform my doctor before taking Ornidox NT?

Inform your doctor about all your medical conditions and the medicines you are taking.

Q. Can Ornidox NT cause insomnia?

Ornidox NT contains ofloxacin, which can cause insomnia. Consult your doctor if you have a consistent sleeping problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Ornidox NT 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 the storage and disposal of Ornidox NT?

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.

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References
  1. Nitazoxanide. Tampa Florida: Romark Pharmaceuticals; 2005. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ofloxacin. Raritan, New Jersey: Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Nitazoxanide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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