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Eufox O Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Eufox O Tablets Description

Eufox O tablet is a combination of two antibiotics containing ofloxacin and ornidazole. It is used the treat infections caused by bacteria or parasites. The medication effectively treats infections of...
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ContainsOfloxacin,Ornidazole
Usesbacterial infections, parasitic infections
Side effectsdizziness, diarrhoea, arrhythmia, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Eufox O Tablets

  • Bacterial infections
  • Parasitic infections

Contraindications of Eufox O Tablets

  • Allergy to the active ingredient or any other excipient
  • Not advisable to be used in children and adolescents
  • Patients with a history of epilepsy
  • Patients prescribed fluoroquinolone
  • Patients with liver or kidney disease
  • Patients with a history of heart disease

Side effects of Eufox O Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Arrhythmia

Precautions and Warnings of Eufox O Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can the Eufox O tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
This medication should be avoided during pregnancy as few studies have shown fetal abnormalities during the first trimester. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Eufox O tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
The active ingredient of Eufox O tablet can cross breast milk, resulting in potential arthropathy and severe complications in the infants; hence, it is contraindicated in the breastfeeding stage.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Eufox O tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness; hence do not drive after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Eufox O tablet?
A:
The medication is strictly contraindicated with alcohol as it can cause CNS depression and extreme drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to ofloxacin, ornidazole or any other excipient
  • You are prescribed anti-depressants
  • You have a history of epilepsy
  • You are suffering from kidney or liver dysfunction
  • You have heart diseases
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Eufox O Tablets

How Does It Work?

The medication contains two antibiotics; ofloxacin which works by inhibiting DNA replication of the bacteria, and ornidazole works by disrupting the DNA replication of the aerobic bacteria and parasit...
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Directions for Use of Eufox O Tablets

  • Only the doctor can prescribe you this medication
  • Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water

Interactions of Eufox O Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Eufox O tablet should not be used with antacids, NSAID's which can result in reduced effectiveness of the antibiotic due to reduced absorption of ofloxacin
  • Eufox O tablet should not be given with anti-arrhythmia, warfarin, or diuretics, which can result in toxicity, prolong QT interval, and increase bleeding risks
  • Co-administration of ornidazole with coumarin-type oral anticoagulants may potentiate the effect of the anticoagulants
  • Caution must be exercised when taking this medication with lithium, cimetidine and phenytoin
  • Prolongation of the muscle relaxant effect of vecuronium bromide is observed when taken with ornidazole
  • Co-administration of probenecid, cimetidine and furosemide with ofloxacin decreases the total clearance of ofloxacin
  • Glibenclamide when taken with this medication may increase the plasma glibenclamide levels when administered concurrently

Other general Interactions

  • Patients with a history of seizures should not use Eufox O
  • Patients with impaired kidney or liver function
  • Patients with a resistance of fluoroquinolones to E.coli
  • Patients with S.pnemoniae should not use Eufox O

Storage and disposal of Eufox O Tablets

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused tablets or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications

Dosage of Eufox O Tablets

Overdose

Overdosing can result in confusion, dizziness, QT prolongation, hallucination and tremor. Report to your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I have to take Eufox O tablet?

A: The course of treatment depends on the bacterial infection type; hence, do not stop the medication if you feel well. Instead, use this medication for the prescribed dose by the doctor.

Q: Why have I been prescribed a Eufox O tablet?

A: Eufox O has been prescribed to you for your suspected bacterial or parasitic infection. The medication effectively treats several types of infections caused by aerobic bacteria.

Q: Can we use Eufox O tablet in geriatric?

A: The medication is safe to be used in the elderly, with dose adjustment in patients with kidney or liver dysfunction. In addition, the elderly may require less doses due to decreased renal clearance. Consult your doctor for the dose adjustment.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
28/09/2022
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 12:19 PM (IST)

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