Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet


Introduction

Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat bacterial infections. It also promotes the growth of good bacteria in the gut for proper digestion.

Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet is a prescription medicine that is to be taken as per the prescription or as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. Maintaining good oral hygiene can prevent or manage the dryness of the mouth. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Varnflo OZ Tablet

Benefits of Varnflo OZ Tablet

In Treatment of Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition in which you frequently pass loose, watery stools. Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet helps treat diarrhea by killing the bacteria causing infections as well as prevents them from multiplying. Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet makes the stool less watery as well as reduces the frequency of loose motions. This helps you to stay well and do your daily activities without any problem. Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet also restores the level of good bacteria in your stomach and thus prevents stomach upset due to the antibiotics. Since diarrhea causes loss of fluid from the body, drink plenty of fluids to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Treatment of Dysentery

Dysentery is a bacterial or parasitic infection in which you pass loose and watery stools with blood and mucus. You may have severe stomach cramps, nausea, and vomiting. Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria and parasites causing infection. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. In order to prevent the spread of infection, it is advisable to always wash your hands after using the toilet.

Side effects of Varnflo OZ Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Varnflo OZ

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Varnflo 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. Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Varnflo OZ Tablet works

Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Ornidazole, Ofloxacin, and Lactobacillus. Ornidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Ofloxacin is also an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Varnflo OZ Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet, 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.

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Quick tips

  • This combination medicine helps treat diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Varnflo OZ 500mg/200mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

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Country of origin: India

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