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Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

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Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin Uses

Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin is used in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.

How Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin works

Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin is a combination of two medicines: Nitazoxanide and Ofloxacin. Nitazoxanide is an antiparasitic. It works by interfering with the energy metabolism of parasites, which ultimately causes their death. Ofloxacin kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Common side effects of Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Headache
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Available Medicine for Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

Nizonide-OLupin Ltd
92 to ₹1332 variant(s)
Netazox-OFInd Swift Laboratories Ltd
107 to ₹1082 variant(s)
Bestoflox NBestoChem Formulations India Ltd
59 to ₹1272 variant(s)
Zoxakind OMankind Pharma Ltd
581 variant(s)
Bonflox-NBestoChem Formulations India Ltd
591 variant(s)
Ornidox NTSymbiotic Drugs
70 to ₹1002 variant(s)
Oftil NZIntel Pharmaceuticals
69 to ₹1382 variant(s)
Nixide OMedley Pharmaceuticals
581 variant(s)
Nitazet OGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
591 variant(s)

Expert advice for Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.

Frequently asked questions for Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

Nitazoxanide + Ofloxacin

Q. What should I inform my doctor before taking Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin?

Inform your doctor about all your medical conditions and the medicines you are taking.

Q. Can Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin cause insomnia?

Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin contains ofloxacin, which can cause insomnia. Consult your doctor if you have a consistent sleeping problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Nitazoxanide+Ofloxacin?

Keep this medicine in the container 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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