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Oxanid Tablet

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Primary uses of Oxanid Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
59.12
₹5.91/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Oxanid Tablet

Uses of Oxanid Tablet

Oxanid Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.

Oxanid Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Oxanid Tablet works

Oxanid Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

In Depth Information on Oxanid Tablet

Oxanid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Oxanid Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Oxanid 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
Oxanid 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 Oxanid Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Oxanid Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oxanid Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oxanid Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxanid Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oxanid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Oxanid Tablet

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Oxanid?
The use of Oxanid 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 Oxanid 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 Oxanid expire?
Yes, Oxanid does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Oxanid after the expiry date.
Q. What is Oxanid?
Oxanid 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 Oxanid?
Oxanid 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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