Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

Information about Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

Ofloxacin + Flavoxate Uses

Ofloxacin+Flavoxate is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs).

How Ofloxacin + Flavoxate works

Ofloxacin + Flavoxate is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Flavoxate, which treats urinary tract infections. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic which kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Flavoxate is an anti-spasmodic. It works by relaxing muscles of the urinary bladder and prevents frequent, urgent or uncontrolled urination, and relieves associated pain.

Common side effects of Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Dizziness, Headache
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Expert advice for Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

  • You have been prescribed Ofloxacin + Flavoxate for the treatment of urinary tract infections.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Maintain good personal hygiene habits, urinate before and after sexual activity, drink plenty of water to help clear the bacteria from your body and always try to fully empty your bladder when you urinate.
  • Avoid caffeine, alcohol or carbonated drinks as they can worsen your symptoms.
  • It may cause dizziness and blurring of vision. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you have glaucoma (a disease associated with increased eye pressure).

Frequently asked questions for Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

Ofloxacin + Flavoxate

Q. Can the use of Ofloxacin+Flavoxate cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Ofloxacin+Flavoxate can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

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

Keep this medicine in the packet or 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.

Q. Can I stop taking Ofloxacin+Flavoxate when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ofloxacin+Flavoxate 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 Ofloxacin+Flavoxate as soon you as 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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