Olox OZ Tablet

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  • Contains / Salt: Ofloxacin (200 mg) + Ornidazole (500 mg)
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Olox Oz Information

Olox Oz, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. The alternative uses of Olox Oz have also been explained below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Olox Oz. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

The side effects typically associated with Olox Oz include Abdominal Pain, Nausea or vomiting, Skin Rash. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Olox Oz can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Olox Oz are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Olox Oz has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Olox Oz's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Olox Oz related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Disease, Stomach Disease must refrain from the use of Olox Oz since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Olox Oz contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug reaction of Olox Oz with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Olox Oz is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Olox Oz Benefits & Uses

Olox Oz is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Olox Oz 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
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Diarrhoea (Loose Motions)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ofloxacin (200 mg), Ornidazole (500 mg)/Tablet
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Diarrhoea (Loose Motions)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ofloxacin (100 mg), Ornidazole (250 mg)/Tablet, dose for children 8 - 12 years old
Adult
  • Disease: Diarrhoea (Loose Motions)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ofloxacin (200 mg), Ornidazole (500 mg)/Tablet
Geriatric
  • Disease: Diarrhoea (Loose Motions)
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 5 days
  • Special Instructions: Dosage strength: Ofloxacin (200 mg), Ornidazole (500 mg)/Tablet

Olox Oz Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Olox Oz safe for pregnant women?


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

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Olox Oz safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Olox OZ. Immediately discontinue Olox OZ 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 Olox Oz on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Olox OZ on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Olox Oz on the Liver?


    Olox OZ may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olox Oz on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Olox OZ. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Olox Oz with Other Drugs

Olox Oz should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Olox Oz Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Olox Oz

  • Is this Olox Oz habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Olox Oz is addictive.

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


    Olox Oz will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Olox Oz only on doctor's advice.

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


    No, Olox Oz cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Olox Oz Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Olox Oz


    Taking Olox Oz with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Olox Oz


    Taking alcohol with Olox Oz can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Olox Oz

Question about 5 years ago

Is Olox OZ safe?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Olox OZ 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.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can I take Olox OZ for sinus infection?

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

Olox OZ 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 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Olox OZ?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

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

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Olox OZ with azithromycin?

Dr. Gaurav MBBS , General Physician

It is recommended to avoid taking Olox OZ 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 5 years ago

Can I take Olox OZ without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

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



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

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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)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 839



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