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Otz

Otz Information

Otz Benefits & Uses

Otz is used to treat the following -

Otz 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.

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Ingredients of Otz

Ofloxacin
Ornidazole

Otz Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Otz is used -

  1. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Dizziness Severe
  4. Skin Rash सामान्य
  5. Difficulty breathing
  6. Sleepiness
  7. Pain with urination
  8. Runny Nose दुर्लभ

Otz Related Warnings

Is the use of Otz safe for pregnant women?

Otz can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Otz right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

Moderate

Is the use of Otz safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Otz. If you see any side effects, stop taking Otz immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Otz again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Otz on the Kidneys?

There are no side effects of Otz on the kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Otz on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Otz. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Otz on the Heart?

Otz can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Otz with Other Drugs

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

Otz Contraindications

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

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Kidney Disease
  3. Stomach Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Otz

Is this Otz habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Otz has not been reported.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Otz since it will not make you feel sleepy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Otz only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Otz is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Otz Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Otz

Taking Otz with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Otz

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Otz as it can have severe side effects.

Severe

Otz से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

Question 11 months ago

Can I take Otz for sinus infection?

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

Otz 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 1 year ago

Can I discontinue Otz on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS, General Physician

Discontinuing Otz on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.

Question about 1 year ago

Can I take Otz with milk?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS, General Physician

Do not take Otz along with milk. It reduces the effectiveness of medicine by reducing the absorption of a drug. Please consult your doctor before consuming this medicine with milk.

Question 10 months ago

Can I take Otz with metformin?

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Take Otz 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 1 year ago

What is Otz?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS, General Physician

Otz is a brand name of ofloxacin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called fluoroquinolones. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic, used for treating bacterial infections, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary, respiratory, skin, gastrointestinal, anthrax, bone, and eye infections.

Details

सामग्री For 1 Strip(S) (10 Tablets Each)
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References

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  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Floxin® (ofloxacin)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ocuflox® (ofloxacin)
  5. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 839