Saflox 125mg Suspension

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Composition for Saflox 125mg Suspension

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43.05
50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Saflox Suspension

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Uses of Saflox Suspension

Saflox 125mg Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and tuberculosis.
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 Saflox Suspension

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Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Saflox Suspension

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Saflox 125mg Suspension at a fixed time.
Avoid Saflox 125mg Suspension with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Saflox Suspension works

Saflox 125mg suspension is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Saflox Suspension

Expert advice for Saflox Suspension

  • 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 Saflox 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 Saflox 125mg Suspension
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Saflox 125mg Suspension.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Saflox 125mg 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.
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Lactation
Saflox 125mg Suspension is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
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Driving
Saflox 125mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Saflox 125mg Suspension should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Saflox 125mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Saflox 125mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Saflox 125mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs of jaundice like yellowing of eyes and skin, itching, and clay colored stools while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Gli 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ciprofloxacin, 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 Saflox 125mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Ciprofloxacin

Saflox is not indicated for the treatment of streptococcal infection as it is not very active against this bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take Saflox with pantoprazole?
Saflox can be taken with pantoprazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with metronidazole?
Saflox can be taken with metronidazole as no interactions have been reported. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Yes, you can take Saflox with birth control pills. It does not affect birth control. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor in case you are taking birth control pills before taking any medicine.
Saflox is not a banned drug. It is available as a prescription medicine.
Saflox is not a penicillin. It belongs to a different group of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones.
Saflox is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones and acts by inhibiting bacterial DNA-gyrase.
Saflox is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Saflox is not a cephalosporin. It belongs to a group of drugs called fluoroquinolones.
Q. Can I take Saflox with ibuprofen?
Use of Saflox with ibuprofen can increase the central nervous system side effects of Saflox. Consult your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with paracetamol?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with hydrocodone?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with hydrocodone. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with fluconazole?
Saflox and fluconazole, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with phenazopyridine?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically significant interaction with phenazopyridine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with omeprazole?
Omeprazole can slow the absorption of Saflox if taken together. So, the action of Saflox may get slow. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with hydroxyzine?
Saflox and hydroxyzine, when taken together, can cause heart-related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with azithromycin?
Saflox and azithromycin, when taken together, can cause heart related side effects. Talk to your doctor before taking both the drugs together.
No, Saflox is not indicated in the treatment of yeast infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of yeast infection.
Saflox does not contain sulfur in its structure. However, history of any drug allergy should be discussed with the doctor prior to initiation of therapy.
Saflox is active against pseudomonas. But, acquired resistance (resistance after taking the antibiotic) is very common among the organism for the drug. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infection.
Q. Can I take Saflox with dextromethorphan?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with dextromethorphan. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with doxylamine?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with doxylamine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with amoxicillin?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with pseudophedrine?
Saflox is not known to have any clinically meaningful interaction with pseudoephedrine. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before using both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Saflox with Tamsulosin?
Saflox and Tamsulosin are not known to have any clinically relevant drug interactions. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
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