Avilox Suspension 60ml
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Avilox Suspension 60ml Description
Avilox Suspension is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear, throat, lungs, urinary tract, bone and joint, skin and soft tissues. It contains ciprofloxa
cin as its active ingredient. Avilox Suspension works by inhibiting the growth and reproduction in bacteria which ultimately kills the bacteria. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor without fail and without missing any dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own as this may lead to antibiotic resistance and infection may reoccur. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.
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Uses of Avilox Suspension 60ml
Avilox Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, stomach, intestines, lungs, bone and joints, urinary tract, skin and soft tissues.
Contraindications of Avilox Suspension 60ml
- If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of Avilox Suspension
- If you are taking other quinolone medicines like moxifloxacin, norfloxacin, ofloxacin or nalidixic acid
- If you are taking tizanidine (a medicine used to treat muscle spasms).
Side effects of Avilox Suspension 60ml
- Joint pain
Precautions and Warnings of Avilox Suspension 60ml
Can I take Avilox Suspension during pregnancy?
It is preferred to avoid the use of Avilox Suspension during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, think you maybe pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
Can I take Avilox Suspension while breastfeeding?
Ciprofloxacin passes into breast milk and due to the potential harm it could cause to the breastfed baby, it should not be used during breastfeeding. You should consult your doctor before using Avilox Suspension during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed Avilox Suspension?
Avilox Suspension may make you feel less alert. This may affect the reaction time, which is crucial for driving, hence it is advised not to use this medicine while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Avilox Suspension?
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Avilox Suspension, However, alcohol is known to worsen the infection, thus you should avoid consuming alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any medical condition or family history of medical condition of liver, kidney, brain, heart or diabetes.
- You have a condition called myasthenia gravis that causes muscle weakness or tendon related disorder.
- You experience any mental health problems or diarrhoea while on treatment with this medicine, immediately contact your doctor.
- You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells)
- You have problems with your eyesight.
- You experience any sudden severe allergic reaction, pain or swelling in joints and tendinitis, sudden pain in your stomach, back or chest stop taking this medicine and contact your doctor immediately.
- You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long as this medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight or UV light.
- You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test.
Mode of Action of Avilox Suspension 60ml
How Does It Work?
Ciprofloxacin in Avilox Suspension works by blocking DNA enzyme that is responsible for reproducing and repairing of bacterial DNA, thus causing bacteria death and prevents worsening of infection.
Directions for Use of Avilox Suspension 60ml
- Take Avilox Suspension as directed by your doctor.
- Read the instructions carefully on the label before using the medicine.
- Shake well before use.
Interactions of Avilox Suspension 60ml
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Avilox Suspension works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
- Especially if you are taking blood thinners or other medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, gout, acidity, muscle spasms, fits, Parkinson's disease.
- Medicines or dietary supplements that contain calcium, iron, aluminium, magnesium, sevelamer, lanthanum carbonate, antacids or sucralfate. Avilox Suspension should not be taken within two hours of taking this medicine as they reduce the effect of this medicine....
- Other medicines like cyclosporin, metoclopramide, methotrexate, theophylline, sildenafil, zolpidem should be used with caution along with Avilox Suspension.
Interactions with food items
Dietary supplements or mineral-fortified drinks like milk, yogurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Avilox Suspension as they reduce the absorption of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Avilox Suspension 60ml
- Store Avilox Suspension below 30°C, protect if from direct sunlight, heat and moisture
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Avilox Suspension 60ml
Symptoms of overdose include headache, dizziness, stomach discomfort, tiredness, shakiness, fits, hallucinations, confusion. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Avilox Suspension, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital....
Missed a Dose
For optimum effect, doses of antibiotics should not be missed. If you missed any dose of Avilox Suspension, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Dr. Nikita Toshi
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Avilox Suspension?
A: Avilox Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, stomach, intestines, lungs, bone and joints, urinary tract, skin and the soft tissues.
Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Avilox Suspension?
- Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history
- Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby
- Avilox Suspension may interact with other medicines, hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products. Also inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine....
Q: Are there any side effects with Avilox Suspension?
A: You may experience side effects like nausea, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, joint pain while on treatment with Avilox Suspension
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