Prilox Cream 5gm

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    Prilox Cream 5gm Information

    Prilox Cream 5gm is a prescription drug, available for use as Cream. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections. Prilox Cream 5gm also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The correct dosage of Prilox Cream 5gm depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Some other side effects of Prilox Cream 5gm have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Prilox Cream 5gm normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    It is also important to note that Prilox Cream 5gm has a Moderate effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Prilox Cream 5gm has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Prilox Cream 5gm related warnings section.

    Prilox Cream 5gm is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Prilox Cream 5gm contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Prilox Cream 5gm have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

    You should also be aware that Prilox Cream 5gm is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.

    Prilox Cream 5gm Benefits & Uses

    Prilox Cream 5gm is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Prilox Cream 5gm 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

    Prilox Cream 5gm Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Prilox Cream 5gm safe for pregnant women?

      Prilox can have harmful effects in pregnant women. If you experience any discomfort after using Prilox, then discontinue the use and take your doctor's advice.

    • Is the use of Prilox Cream 5gm safe during breastfeeding?

      If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Prilox. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    • What is the effect of Prilox Cream 5gm on the Kidneys?

      Prilox rarely harms the kidneys.

    • What is the effect of Prilox Cream 5gm on the Liver?

      Prilox is rarely harmful for the liver.

    • What is the effect of Prilox Cream 5gm on the Heart?

      Prilox may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


    Prilox Cream 5gm Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Prilox Cream 5gm unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    Frequently asked Questions about Prilox Cream 5gm

    • Is this Prilox Cream 5gm habit forming or addictive?

      No, there is no any evidence that Prilox Cream 5gm is addictive.

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

      After taking Prilox Cream 5gm, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Prilox Cream 5gm can make you drowsy.

    • Is it safe?

      Yes, Prilox Cream 5gm is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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

      No, the use of Prilox Cream 5gm in mental disorders is not effective.


    Prilox Cream 5gm Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Prilox Cream 5gm

      Taking Prilox Cream 5gm with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Prilox Cream 5gm

      Taking Prilox Cream 5gm with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.


    Frequently asked Questions about Prilox Cream 5gm

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Prilox?

    Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

    Prilox 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.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can Prilox affect tendons and muscles?

    Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, long-term use of Prilox can increase the risk of tendonitis and tendon rupture in some people. However, the exact mechanism of tendon rupture is not known. If you suffer from tendon rupture or any kind of muscular pain after consuming this drug, please consult your doctor immediately.

    Question over 4 years ago

    can I take Prilox for UTI infection?

    Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

    Yes, you can take Prilox for UTI infection. It is the first-line drug for treating UTI infection. It is active against the bacteria which causes UTI infection. However, you must follow the entire course of this medicine and do not discontinue medication without consulting your doctor.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Prilox cause stomach upset?

    Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, [medicine] can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take Prilox without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Prilox is a prescription drug, hence do not take Prilox 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


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