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Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

Introduction of Owin Suspension

Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in treating infections of the urinary tract, stomach, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea, vomiting and diarrhea as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may 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. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction which needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, shortness of breath or breathing problems.

You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Special care should be taken in people with kidney problems, while taking this medicine.

Uses of Owin Suspension

Owin Suspension side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Owin Suspension

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. Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Owin Suspension works

Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

Owin Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Owin Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension 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 Owin 50 mg/5ml Suspension 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Owin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Owin

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Owin with paracetamol?

Owin 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 the use of Owin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Owin 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 Owin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Owin 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 Owin increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Owin 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 Owin. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

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