Oflox 200 Mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Ofloxacin (200 mg)
  • Storage: Store at room temperature
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Information

    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Oflox 200 Mg Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The right dosage of Oflox 200 Mg Tablet depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Oflox 200 Mg Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Oflox 200 Mg Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Oflox 200 Mg Tablet is Moderate for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Oflox 200 Mg Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Oflox 200 Mg Tablet related warnings section.

    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Oflox 200 Mg Tablet in conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG). The section on Oflox 200 Mg Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

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

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Oflox 200 Mg Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Oflox 200 Mg 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


    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Side Effects

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

    Severe

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

    Moderate

    Mild

    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Related Warnings

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


      Oflox may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Oflox, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

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


      Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Oflox. Immediately discontinue Oflox if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

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


      Oflox may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

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


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

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


      Side effects of Oflox rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Oflox 200 Mg Tablet with Other Drugs

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

    Life Threatening

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Oflox 200 Mg Tablet

    • Is this Oflox 200 Mg Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Oflox 200 Mg Tablet is not addictive in nature.

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


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Oflox 200 Mg Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Oflox 200 Mg Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


      No, Oflox 200 Mg Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Oflox 200 Mg Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Oflox 200 Mg Tablet


      When consumed with certain foods, Oflox 200 Mg Tablet may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Oflox 200 Mg Tablet


      Consuming Oflox 200 Mg Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Oflox 200 Mg Tablet

    Question almost 4 years ago

    How long can I safely take Oflox?

    Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

    Take Oflox as directed by your doctor. Do not take this medicine longer than prescribed.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Oflox for sinus infection?

    Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

    Oflox is not recommended as the first-line of drug for treating sinus infection. However, if there are no other alternatives available then you can take it, after doctor's advice.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Does Oflox contain penicillin?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    No, Oflox does not contain penicillin. It is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of medication called fluoroquinolone. It used to treat several types of bacterial infection such as such as bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary, respiratory, skin, gastrointestinal, anthrax, bone, and eye infections.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Oflox with azithromycin?

    Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

    It is recommended to avoid taking Oflox 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 almost 4 years ago

    Is Oflox safe?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Oflox is safe to use, if taken in the prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, headache, difficulty in breathing, and constipation.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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    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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