Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Osmoflox OZ Tablet

Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used in the treatment of diarrhoea, gynecological and pelvic infections. It also helps treat mixed infections of teeth and gums.

Osmoflox OZ Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Osmoflox OZ 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. Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Avoid Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Osmoflox OZ Tablet works

Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ciprofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ciprofloxacin 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.

Osmoflox OZ Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg 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
Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg 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 Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • 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 Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet 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 Osmoflox OZ 200mg/500mg Tablet 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.

FAQs

Q. What is Osmoflox OZ used for?
Osmoflox OZ is used to treat patients with bacterial infections such as pneumonia, syphilis, gonorrhea, bronchitis, and gastroenteritis. It is also indicated for mixed infections related to the oral cavity or teeth.
Q. What foods should be avoided while taking Osmoflox OZ?
Do not take Osmoflox OZ with dairy products such as milk, yogurt or with calcium-fortified juice. You may eat or drink these products as a part of a regular meal, but do not use them alone while consuming this medicine. It could make the effect of medicine less effective.
Q. Can I take Osmoflox OZ while I am pregnant?
No, the use of Osmoflox OZ is avoided in pregnant women, as it may harm the fetus.
Q. Can Osmoflox OZ be taken on an empty stomach?
Osmoflox OZ can be taken either with food or an empty stomach. Drink plenty of fluids while taking this medicine and avoid dairy products. Do not take antacids and supplements that contain calcium, magnesium, aluminum, iron or multivitamins along with the medicine.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Osmoflox OZ should not be taken?
The use of Osmoflox OZ should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can I drive while taking Osmoflox OZ?
The use of Osmoflox OZ may lead to dizziness, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, seizures or temporary loss of consciousness. Therefore, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Osmoflox OZ?
Keep this medicine in the packet or 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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