Osif 20mg Capsule

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Sifco Pharma

Composition for Osif 20mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Osif Capsule

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Uses of Osif Capsule

Osif 20mg Capsule 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).
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Side effects of Osif Capsule

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Osif Capsule

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 Osif 20mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Osif Capsule works

Osif 20mg capsule is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Osif Capsule

Expert advice for Osif Capsule

  • 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 Osif 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Osif 20mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Osif 20mg Capsule 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Osif 20mg Capsule is probably usafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Osif 20mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect
your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Osif 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients wi
th kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Osif 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Osif 20mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Osif 20mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg 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 Osif 20mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Osif 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.
Osif is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Osif is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Osif is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Osif is not a penicillin. Osif belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Osif is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Osif is not a sulfa drug. Osif belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Osif does not contain sulfa. Osif belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Osif does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Osif 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.
Osif does not contain penicillin. Osif belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Osif 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, Osif 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 Osif with paracetamol?
Osif 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 Osif with ibuprofen?
Osif 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 Osif. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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