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Ofdaz Susp 30ml

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30ml Suspension in Bottle
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Ciprofloxacin
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Ofdaz 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 ciprofloxaci...
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Uses of Ofdaz Susp 30ml

Ofdaz 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 Ofdaz Susp 30ml

  • If you are allergic to ciprofloxacin or any ingredient of Ofdaz 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 Ofdaz Susp 30ml

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Joint pain

Precautions and Warnings of Ofdaz Susp 30ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ofdaz Suspension during pregnancy?
A:
It is preferred to avoid the use of Ofdaz Suspension during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant, think you maybe pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ofdaz Suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
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 Ofdaz Suspension during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ofdaz Suspension?
A:
Ofdaz 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.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ofdaz Suspension?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol and Ofdaz 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 Ofdaz Susp 30ml

How Does It Work?

Ciprofloxacin in Ofdaz 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 Ofdaz Susp 30ml

  • Take Ofdaz Suspension as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions carefully on the label before using the medicine.
  • Shake well before use.

Interactions of Ofdaz Susp 30ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ofdaz 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 su...
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  • 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. Ofdaz Suspension should not be taken within two hours of taki...
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  • Other medicines like cyclosporin, metoclopramide, methotrexate, theophylline, sildenafil, zolpidem should be used with caution along with Ofdaz Suspension.

Interactions with food items

Dietary supplements or mineral-fortified drinks like milk, yogurt, calcium-fortified orange juice should not be taken with Ofdaz Suspension as they reduce the absorption of this medicine.

Storage and disposal of Ofdaz Susp 30ml

  • Store Ofdaz Suspension below 30°C, protect if from direct sunlight, heat and moisture
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ofdaz Susp 30ml

Overdose

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 O...
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Missed a Dose

For optimum effect, doses of antibiotics should not be missed. If you missed any dose of Ofdaz Suspension, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose an...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Ofdaz Suspension?

A: Ofdaz 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 Ofdaz 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
  • Ofdaz 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 stoppin...
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Q: Are there any side effects with Ofdaz Suspension?

A: You may experience side effects like nausea, diarrhoea, headache, dizziness, joint pain while on treatment with Ofdaz Suspension
Product Details
Brand
OFDAZ
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsCiprofloxacin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, dizziness
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 12:17 PM (IST)
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