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Duoxia Tablets

By BAJAJ HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 64.00
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Duoxia Tablets Description

Duoxia Tablet is an antibiotic containing a combination of two medicines - Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. It is used to treat diarrhoea caused due to mixed infections in adults. If you are allergic to thi

s medicine, then avoid taking it. This medicine should be used as prescribed, and for the duration, it is prescribed. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it midway on your own without the knowledge of your doctor.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

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ContainsOfloxacin + Ornidazole
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Duoxia Tablets

Duoxia Tablet is used in adult patients to treat diarrhoea due to mixed infection.
contraindications

Contraindications of Duoxia Tablets

If you have an allergy to Ofloxacin, Ornidazole or any of the ingredients of Duoxia Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Duoxia Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Rashes
  • Urge to scratch
  • Urge to scratch in the genital part of women
  • Inflammation in the vagina (discharge, itching, pain)
  • Bad taste
  • Insomnia
  • Anaemia
  • Blood disorders
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Abnormal urine reports (like excess of glucose, protein, alkaline urine, blood in urine, presence of white blood cells, etc)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Duoxia Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Duoxia Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Duoxia Tablet, as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Duoxia Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as no information is available on the use of Duoxia Tablet if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will tell you whether to use this medicine or not after assessing the benefits over risks.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Duoxia Tablet?
A:
You may feel sleepy, dizziness, visual disturbance, fits, body stiffness, loss of consciousness while taking the Duoxia Tablet. Hence, avoid driving or operating any machinery.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Duoxia Tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to consume alcohol during the treatment with the Duoxia Tablet, it can impair your driving ability.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of liver problem.
  • You experience diarrhoea.
  • You experience joint pain or muscle pain.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You experience muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You are suffering from any heart condition, like Torsades de pointes.
  • You experience clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD).
  • You experience sensitivity to light on exposure to natural or artificial sunlight.
  • You experience adverse reactions like inflammation of tendon or tendon Rupture (a tendon separates in whole or in part from tissue to which it is attached).
  • You are suffering from Peripheral neuropathy (when the message-carrying capacity of nerve, to and from the brain and spinal cord from and to the rest of the body are damaged) like burning, tingling, n...
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  • You experience some effects on the central nervous system (CNS) like nervousness, aggression, lack of sleep, anxiety, hallucinations, depression, suicidal thoughts, etc.
  • You may feel adverse reactions like fever, rashes, jaundice, allergic pneumonitis, difficulty in swallowing, swelling on face, lips, tongue, throat, fast heartbeat or any other allergic reactions.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Duoxia Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Duoxia Tablet works by the combined action of Ofloxacin & Ornidazole.
  • Ofloxacin inhibits the enzyme synthesis responsible for bacterial DNA replication. Hence, it shows the bactericidal effect.
  • Ornidazole destructs the DNA helical structure, which interrupts the protein synthesis and ultimately leads to the death of bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Duoxia Tablets

Duoxia Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take it at a fixed time...
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interactions

Interactions of Duoxia Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the it works or the Duoxia Tablet itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together.
  • Medicines used to treat acidity (antacids) like sucralfate, antacids containing calcium and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours with this medicine.
  • Certain painkillers if taken along with this medicine can lead to seizures, fits and stimulation of brain activity.
  • Medicines used to treat asthma or airway disease (COPD) like theophylline if taken along can lead to increased risk of getting side effects.
  • Concomitant use of the Duoxia Tablet with blood thinners such as warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding, should be used cautiously.
  • Some medicines can affect the way the Duoxia Tablet works or the Duoxia Tablet 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 interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Duoxia Tablets

Store Duoxia Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medici...
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dosage

Dosage of Duoxia Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, nausea, dizziness, hot and cold flushes. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Duoxia Tablets, then contact your doctor...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Duoxia Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take the Duoxia Tablet?

A: You are supposed to take the Duoxia Tablet as per the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you stop taking this early, then you may develop resistance. Also, there are many chances of reoccurrence of the infection.

Q: Is the Duoxia Tablet habit-forming?

A: No, the Duoxia Tablet is not habit-forming.
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:15 PM (IST)

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