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. Powergyl Suspension is to be taken with food. Taking it empty stomach can cause stomach upset.
Powergyl Suspension 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.
Powergyl Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Powergyl Suspension 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 Powergyl Suspension during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Powergyl Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Powergyl Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Powergyl Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Powergyl Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Powergyl?
The use of Powergyl 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 Powergyl 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 Powergyl expire?
Yes, Powergyl does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Powergyl after the expiry date.
Q. What is Powergyl?
Powergyl 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 Powergyl?
Powergyl 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 3rd Apr 2018.