Supaxin 200mg Tablet

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Supaxin 200mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Supaxin Tablet


Uses of Supaxin Tablet

Supaxin 200mg 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).

Side effects of Supaxin Tablet


Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.


How to use Supaxin 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 Supaxin 200mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Supaxin Tablet works

Supaxin 200mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by inhibiting the DNA replication.

In Depth Information on Supaxin Tablet

Expert advice for Supaxin 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 Supaxin 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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Special precautions for Supaxin 200mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Supaxin 200mg 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.
Supaxin 200mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Supaxin 200mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Supaxin 200mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Ozip 2.5mg Tablet, Oliza 10mg Injection, Cipin 100mg 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 Supaxin 200mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin

Supaxin 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.
Supaxin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic and it works by killing the bacteria (bactericidal) that cause infections.
Supaxin is an antibiotic and it belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones.
Supaxin is bactericidal (kills bacteria) and shows antibacterial activity against wide range of both gram negative and gram positive micro-organisms.
Supaxin is not a penicillin. Supaxin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Supaxin is not a pain killer. It is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic.
Supaxin is not a sulfa drug. Supaxin belongs to the group of fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Supaxin does not contain sulfa. Supaxin belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Supaxin does not affect birth control. No interactions have been seen when Supaxin 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.
Supaxin does not contain penicillin. Supaxin belongs to fluoroquinolone group of antibiotics.
Supaxin 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, Supaxin 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 Supaxin with paracetamol?
Supaxin 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 Supaxin with ibuprofen?
Supaxin 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 Supaxin. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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