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Osafe Tablet

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Primary uses of Osafe Tablet

Diarrhoea, Dysentery
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MRP
34.28
₹3.43/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Osafe Tablet

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Uses of Osafe Tablet

Osafe Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.
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Osafe Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Osafe are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.

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How to use Osafe 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. Osafe Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.

How Osafe Tablet works

Osafe Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin specifically kills bacteria by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing. Ornidazole works by killing other microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

In Depth Information on Osafe Tablet

Osafe Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Osafe Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Osafe Tablet 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
Osafe 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
No information is available on the use of Osafe Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Osafe Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osafe Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Osafe Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Osafe Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Osafe Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Osafe Tablet

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Osafe?
The use of Osafe is contraindicated in 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 dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Osafe can lead to increased 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. Does Osafe expire?
Yes, Osafe does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Osafe after the expiry date.
Q. What is Osafe?
Osafe 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 Osafe?
Osafe is safe to use in most of the patients; However, 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.

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