Ofloxacin+Ornidazole is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used to treat gastrointestinal infections such as acute diarrhea or dysentery, gynecological infections, lung infections and urinary infections.
Horn O Products side effects
Side Effects of Horn O are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Dizziness, Headache.
Ofloxacin + Ornidazole is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin + Ornidazole1 and Ofloxacin + Ornidazole2. Ofloxacin + Ornidazole1 works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ofloxacin + Ornidazole2 kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Horn O 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 Horn O?
The use of Horn O 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 Horn O 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Horn O?
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.
Q. Can I take alcohol while on Horn O?
You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by Horn O. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.
Q. What is Horn O?
Horn O 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. What if I don't get better after using Horn O?
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 Horn O when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Horn O 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 Horn O 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Mar 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.