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Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg) + Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Mahacef Oz Tablet is a combination of Ofloxacin and Ornidazole; an antibiotic used to treat diarrhoea in adults. It works by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing organisms. Take it as the prescr...
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uses

Uses of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

Mahacef Oz Tablet is used to treat diarrhoea of mixed infection in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

  • If you are allergic to Ornidazole, Ofloxacin or any other ingredient of Mahacef Oz Tablet.
  • If you are allergic to the class of medicines called Fluoroquinolone.
  • If you have a history of fits (epilepsy).
  • If you have problems related to the tendon (tissue connecting muscles to bones) like inflammation and swelling of the tendons (tendonitis).
  • If you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby or if you are breastfeeding.
  • If your age is less than 18 years.
  • If you have Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells) or a family history of this deficiency.
sideEffects

Side effects of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Constipation
  • Disturbance in attention
  • Altered mental state
  • Stomach ache
  • Aggression
  • Nervousness
  • Low blood sugar if you have diabetes and on medicines or insulin
  • Tendon disorders like tendon rupture (serious)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Oz Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Mahacef Oz Tablet should not be consumed during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby or lead to a threatened pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnan...
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  • If you conceive while taking this medicine, immediately inform your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Mahacef Oz Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Mahacef Oz Tablet into the breastmilk which may be harmful to the newborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Mahacef Oz Tablet?
A:
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness, visual disturbance, poor coordination, vertigo, temporary loss of consciousness, rigidity or impairment of skills. It is recommended not to drive if you experience such symptoms after taking Mahacef Oz Tablet.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Mahacef Oz Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Mahacef Oz Tablet as it may lead to excessive sleepiness and other serious side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You feel strain/ pain on tendons (tendinitis), immediately stop this medicine, do not move the joint and inform your doctor immediately.
  • You are experiencing continuous or bloody diarrhoea.
  • You have diabetes, your blood glucose can drop when you are on this medicine.
  • You have myasthenia gravis, this medicine can worsen it.
  • You experience suicidal thoughts, immediately inform your doctor.
  • You experience fits or have a history of fits.
  • You feel restlessness, lightheadedness, confusion or hallucinations.
  • You feel allergic reactions like fever or rashes.
  • You have a kidney problem or heart problem.
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells).
  • Mahacef Oz Tablet should not be consumed by children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

How Does It Work?

  • Ofloxacin works by inhibiting the multiplication of the bacteria thereby stopping the growth.
  • Ornidazole works by stopping the growth of the bacteria or parasites causing the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

Mahacef Oz Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your d...
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interactions

Interactions of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Mahacef Oz Tablet contains Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too.
  • Medicines used to treat acidity (antacids) like Sucralfate, antacids containing calcium and magnesium should not be taken two hours before or after this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat a certain type of stomach ulcers like Cimetidine.
  • Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (NSAID's) can increase the chance of fits.
  • Medicines used to treat asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) like Theophylline.
  • Increased chances of bleeding if taken along with Warfarin.
  • Blood sugar can drop if you are on insulin, Glibenclamide and thus careful monitoring of blood glucose is needed.
  • Medicines used to treat psychiatric conditions like Lithium.
  • Medicines used to treat fits like Phenytoin and Phenobarbital.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

  • Store Mahacef Oz Tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Mahacef Oz New Tab 10'S

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose of Mahacef Oz Tablet include drowsiness, hot and cold flashes, nausea, dizziness, facial swelling, numbness, slurring of speech and disorientation.
  • If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose o...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I avoid while taking Mahacef Oz Tablet?

  • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight.
  • Wear a protective covering or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn.
  • Avoid dehydration by having plenty of fluids.

Q: For how many days do I need to take Mahacef Oz Tablet?

A: Take Mahacef Oz Tablet as per your doctor's prescribed duration. Though you may feel better after a few doses, you must complete the course, or the infection may reoccur.

Q: Is Mahacef Oz Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Mahacef Oz Tablet is an antibiotic, used to treat diarrhoea caused due to various organisms.

Q: Can Mahacef Oz Tablet be used for stomach pain?

A: No, Mahacef Oz Tablet is not a painkiller, hence cannot be used to treat stomach pain.

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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach ache
Last Updated on: 25 Mar 2021 | 09:26 AM (IST)
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