Piraflox 400mg Tablet

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Composition for Piraflox 400mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Piraflox Tablet

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Uses of Piraflox Tablet

Piraflox 400mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
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Side effects of Piraflox Tablet

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Piraflox 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Piraflox 400mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Piraflox Tablet works

Piraflox 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Piraflox Tablet

Expert advice for Piraflox Tablet

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Piraflox immediately and consult your doctor. You should not take medicines to stop or slow diarrhoea.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with epilepsy, kidney or heart diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Piraflox 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Piraflox 400mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Piraflox 400mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Piraflox 400mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Piraflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Piraflox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Piraflox 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Piraflox 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Alkepin 25mg Tablet DT, Manza 15mg Tablet, Zypine 2.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Piraflox 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Piraflox is used to treat bacterial infections of the kidneys or bladder (urinary tract), chest or lungs, male or female sex organs (genital tract) which include gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted infection that can affect both men and women, and skin and soft tissue infections.
Piraflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Piraflox is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Piraflox is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Piraflox is not a penicillin. Piraflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Piraflox is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Piraflox is not a sulfa drug. Piraflox belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Piraflox does not contain sulfa. Piraflox belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Piraflox does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Piraflox is used with contraceptive pills. However, always talk to your doctor if you are asked to take any medicines when you are also taking birth control pills.
Piraflox does not contain penicillin. Piraflox belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Piraflox is active against chlamydia and can be used for treating the chlamydia infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Yes, Piraflox does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Can I take Piraflox with paracetamol?
Piraflox 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 I take Piraflox with ibuprofen?
Piraflox when taken with Ibuprofen, can increase the risk of some side effects. There are a few reports of seizures or fits when these ibuprofen has been taken with Piraflox. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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