Oflotas 200 Tablet

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    Oflotas 200 Tablet Information

    Oflotas 200 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Oflotas 200 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    The correct dosage of Oflotas 200 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Oflotas 200 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Oflotas 200 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Oflotas 200 Tablet is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Oflotas 200 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Oflotas 200 Tablet related warnings section.

    Oflotas 200 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Oflotas 200 Tablet in conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG). Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Oflotas 200 Tablet contraindications section.

    Drug interactions for Oflotas 200 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Oflotas 200 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Oflotas 200 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Oflotas 200 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Oflotas 200 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Skin Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Skin Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 300 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Oflotas 200 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Oflotas 200 Tablet is used -

    Severe

    • Allergic reaction
    • Visual impairment
    • Steven-johnsons syndrome
    • Bronchospasm
    • Hearing Loss

    Moderate

    Mild

    Oflotas 200 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Oflotas 200 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Oflotas may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Oflotas again without your doctor's advice.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Oflotas 200 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Oflotas can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Oflotas 200 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Oflotas has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Oflotas 200 Tablet on the Liver?


      Oflotas may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Oflotas 200 Tablet on the Heart?


      Oflotas has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Oflotas 200 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Oflotas 200 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Life Threatening

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Oflotas 200 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Oflotas 200 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Oflotas 200 Tablet

    • Is this Oflotas 200 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Oflotas 200 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Oflotas 200 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Oflotas 200 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Oflotas 200 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

    Oflotas 200 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Oflotas 200 Tablet


      Some foods when eaten with Oflotas 200 Tablet can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Oflotas 200 Tablet


      Consumption of alcohol and Oflotas 200 Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Oflotas 200 Tablet

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Oflotas with azithromycin?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    It is recommended to avoid taking Oflotas with azithromycin because it can cause heart-related problems. However, if your doctor has prescribed it to you take it as per his/her advice. In case you are experiencing breathing difficulties, palpitations and pain in the chest please inform your doctor immediately.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Oflotas with metformin?

    Take Oflotas if your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, keep a close check on blood sugar levels as metformin is known to cause hypoglycemia( sudden dip in blood sugar levels). In case you are experiencing severe hypoglycemia, please inform your doctor immediately.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Oflotas with Paracetamol?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Oflotas can be taken with paracetamol, no clinically significant interactions are seen between these two. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between them. Please talk to your doctor before consuming these two medicines at the same time.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Oflotas without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Oflotas is a prescription drug, hence do not take Oflotas without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to patients to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Is Oflotas used for typhoid fever?

    Dr. Piyush Malav MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Yes Oflotas is used to treat typhoid fever. If other antibiotics are resistance to salmonella typhi then it is very effective to treat typhoid fever. however, it is best to consult your doctor about the right treatment for typhoid fever.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1400

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Floxin® (ofloxacin)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ocuflox® (ofloxacin)



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