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Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension

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Introduction

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of bacterial and parasitic infections. It effectively treats a wide range of bacterial infections that may occur in the teeth, lungs, gastrointestinal infections, urinary and genital tract.

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is best taken with food. Take it at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not take more than the recommended dose, as it 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 to ensure a complete recovery.

This medicine may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, dizziness, and headache. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, consult your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must seek immediate medical help.

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 have known allergies to the medicine, refrain from using this medicine. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Woflox OZ Suspension

  • Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Benefits of Woflox OZ Suspension

In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is a combination medicine which can be used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria and parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.

Side effects of Woflox OZ Suspension

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 Woflox OZ

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

How to use Woflox OZ 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. Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Woflox OZ Suspension works

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension 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 Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Woflox OZ Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension, 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

  • You have been prescribed Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.
  • 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 Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You have been prescribed Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension for the treatment of various bacterial and parasitic infections.

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FAQs

Q. What is Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension?

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension 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 Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension?

Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is safe for most of the patients. 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.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension?

The use of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension is considered to be harmful for 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 than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension can increase the risks of 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. Can I take alcohol while on Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension?

You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.

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

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 Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension when I feel better?

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

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension 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.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Woflox OZ 200 mg/500 mg Suspension?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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