Ovid 200mg Infusion

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Introduction

Ovid 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, and lungs (pneumonia). It cures the infection by stopping further growth of the causative microorganisms.

Ovid 200mg Infusion is given as an injection into a vein (intravenous), in cases where oral administration is not possible, such as in hospitalized or unconscious patients. It is administered by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Some people may have nausea, headache, dizziness, and vomiting as side effects of this medicine. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction that needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems while taking this medicine.

Uses of Ovid Infusion

Benefits of Ovid Infusion

In Bacterial infections

Ovid 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. It is given by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Ovid 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 Ovid

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Ovid Infusion

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

How Ovid Infusion works

Ovid 200mg Infusion is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ovid 200mg Infusion.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ovid 200mg 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
Ovid 200mg Infusion 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
Ovid 200mg Infusion may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ovid 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ovid 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ovid 200mg Infusion should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ovid 200mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ovid Infusion?

If you miss a dose of Ovid 200mg Infusion, consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Ovid 200mg Infusion to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Ovid 200mg Infusion and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • 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

Chemical Class
Fluoroquinolone
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES
Action Class
Quinolones/ Fluroquinolones

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ovid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Selgelin, Jumex, Selgin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tizonec, Tidired, Tizakind
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Ovid 200mg Infusion cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Ovid 200mg Infusion can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Ovid 200mg Infusion when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ovid 200mg Infusion and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of Ovid 200mg Infusion increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Ovid 200mg Infusion is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Ovid 200mg Infusion. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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