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Oxf OZ Tablet

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Introduction

Oxf OZ Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of bacterial and parasitic infections. It effectively treats a wide range of bacterial infections that may occur in the teeth, lungs, gastrointestinal infections, urinary and genital tract.

Oxf OZ Tablet is best taken with food. Take it at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not take more than the recommended dose, as it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

This medicine may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dizziness, and headache. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you have known allergies to the medicine, refrain from using this medicine. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Oxf OZ Tablet

  • Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of Oxf OZ Tablet

In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Oxf OZ Tablet is a combination medicine which can be used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria and parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Oxf OZ Tablet

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 Oxf OZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

How to use Oxf 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. Oxf OZ Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Oxf OZ Tablet works

Oxf OZ 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 parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Oxf OZ Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oxf OZ Tablet 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Oxf OZ Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Oxf OZ Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oxf OZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oxf OZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Oxf OZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Oxf OZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Oxf OZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Oxf OZ Tablet, 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.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Oxf OZ Tablet
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Oflotas-OZ Tablet
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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Oxf OZ Tablet for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.
  • 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 Oxf OZ Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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FAQs

Q. Is it safe to use Oxf OZ Tablet?

Oxf OZ Tablet is safe for most of the patients. 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.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Oxf OZ Tablet?

The use of Oxf OZ Tablet is considered to be harmful for 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 than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Oxf OZ Tablet can increase the risks of 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Oxf OZ Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack 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.

Q. Can I take alcohol while on Oxf OZ Tablet?

You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by Oxf OZ Tablet. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.

Q. What is Oxf OZ Tablet?

Oxf OZ Tablet 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. What if I don't get better after using Oxf OZ Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Oxf OZ Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Oxf OZ Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Oxf OZ Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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References

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  5. Ornidazole. Auckland, New Zealand: Teva Pharma (New Zealand) Limited; 2017. [Accessed 30 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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