Penflox-OZ Tablet


Uses of Penflox-OZ Tablet
Penflox-OZ Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections.
Penflox-OZ Tablet side effects
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
How to use Penflox-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. Penflox-OZ Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
How Penflox-OZ Tablet works
Penflox-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.
Penflox-OZ Tablet related warnings
Penflox-OZ Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Penflox-OZ 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.
No information is available on the use of Penflox-OZ Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Penflox-OZ Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Penflox-OZ Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Penflox-OZ Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Penflox-OZ Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Penflox-OZ?
The use of Penflox-OZ 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 Penflox-OZ 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 Penflox-OZ?
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. What is Penflox-OZ?
Penflox-OZ 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 Penflox-OZ?
Penflox-OZ is safe for 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Sep 2018.
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Flat No.204, C-Wing. Daffodils Avenue, Somatane,Pune-410506
10 tablets in 1 strip