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.
Zofon OZ Products side effects
Side Effects of Zofon OZ are Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Itching, Vaginal inflammation, Diarrhea.
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.
Q. My child is having a common cold. Is it safe to give Zofon OZ Suspension along with cough & cold medicines?
Zofon OZ Suspension can interfere with cough and cold medicines. One of the active ingredients of Zofon OZ Suspension can interact with alcohol-containing medicines like cough syrups and can cause adverse effects. Don’t give your child any medicines along with Zofon OZ Suspension without consulting the doctor.
Q. What if I give excess Zofon OZ Suspension by mistake?
Though an extra dose of Zofon OZ Suspension will not impact your child’s health, never give an overdose of any medicine. If you think you have given too much to your child, immediately speak to a doctor. Exceeding the recommended dose may cause unwanted side effects such as seizures, tremors, severe headache, sudden weakness, blood cell abnormalities, and rapid and irregular heart beat. Rush to your child’s doctor on an immediate basis if you notice any of these symptoms.
Q. What should I do if my child shows no improvement even after taking Zofon OZ Suspension for the prescribed duration?
Not seeing any improvement could signify that the medicine is not able to act against the infection-causing bacteria. In such a case, visit your child’s doctor who may prescribe an antibiotic having a farther reach of impact than Zofon OZ Suspension. Since not all medicines are given by oral route, your doctor may suggest giving an intravenous injection to your child in the hospital.
Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Zofon OZ Suspension?
Zofon OZ Suspension can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Zofon OZ Suspension. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.
Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Zofon OZ Suspension?
Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.
Q. What should I tell the doctor before giving Zofon OZ Suspension to my child?
Inform the doctor if your child is suffering or has suffered from a heart disease, genetic disorders involving blood vessels, seizures, psychiatric disorders, diabetes, photoallergy (allergy from sunlight), neuromuscular disorders, or rheumatoid arthritis. This is because there is a possibility that Zofon OZ Suspension may aggravate these conditions and result in complications.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Jun 2022. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.