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Horn O Suspension

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Horn O Suspension Description

Horn O Suspension is an antibiotic medicine. It contains ofloxacin and ornidazole as active ingredients. It is used to treat diarrhoea caused due to mixed infections in adults. If you are allergic to ...
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ContainsOfloxacin,Ornidazole
UsesDiarrhoea due to mixed infection
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, nausea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Horn O Suspension

Horn O Suspension is used in adult patients to treat diarrhoea due to mixed infection.

Contraindications of Horn O Suspension

If you have an allergy to Ofloxacin, Ornidazole or any of the ingredients of Horn O Suspension.

Side effects of Horn O Suspension

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Horn O Suspension

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Horn O Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Horn O Suspension, 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.

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

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 the tendon or tendon Rupture (a tendon separates in whole or in part from the tissue to which it is attached).
  • You are suffering from Peripheral neuropathy (when the message-carrying capacity of nerves, to and from the brain and spinal cord and to the rest of the body are damaged) like burning, tingling, numbn...
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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 the face, lips, tongue, throat, fast heartbeat or any other allergic reactions.

Mode of Action of Horn O Suspension

How Does It Work?

  • Horn O Suspension 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.

Directions for Use of Horn O Suspension

  • Horn O Suspension should be taken as directed by your doctor
  • Shake well before use
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity
  • Do not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Horn O Suspension

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat acidity (antacids) like sucralfate, cimetidine and multivitamins with zinc.
  • Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (NSAIDs) like ibugesic and aspirin.
  • Medicines are used to treat gout-like probenecid.
  • Medicines used to treat asthma or COPD like theophylline.
  • Medicines are used to stop blood clotting like warfarin.
  • Medicines used to treat diabetes like Insulin, Glyburide and Glibenclamide.
  • Medicines used to treat epilepsy like phenytoin and phenobarbital.
  • Medicines are used to relax the muscles (muscle relaxants) like vecuronium bromide.
  • Medicines used to treat depression like lithium.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations or supplements to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Horn O Suspension

Store Horn O Suspension 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 med...
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Dosage of Horn O Suspension

Overdose

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

If you missed any dose of Horn O Suspension, 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 ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

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 Horn O Suspension?

A: You are supposed to take the Horn O Suspension as per the prescribed dosage duration by your physician.

Q: What is the use of Horn O {df}}?

A: Horn O Suspension is used in adult patients for the treatment of diarrhoea due to mixed infection.
Product Details
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Expires on or After
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