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Ofil 400mg Tab

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By FOURRTS INDIA LABORATORIES PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Ofloxacin(400.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Ofil Tablet is an antibiotic used in certain bacterial infections such as infection of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract. It contains ofloxacin. It is not to be used in vira...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Ofil 400mg Tab

Ofil Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infection of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract.
contraindications

Contraindications of Ofil 400mg Tab

If you are allergic to ofloxacin or other medicines from fluoroquinolone class of medicines and other ingredients of Ofil Tablet.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ofil 400mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleeping disorder
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Itchy skin
  • Rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ofil 400mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ofil Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Due to limited information available on its safety, it is not recommended in pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ofil Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Ofil Tablet can pass into human breast milk and harm the baby. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking the medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ofil Tablet?
A:
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness and visual disturbances when you are taking the medicine. Avoid driving or using tools or machines while taking the medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ofil Tablet?
A:
You should not drink alcohol while taking the medicine, as alcohol may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience pain, swelling or weakness of joints, tendons, muscle weakness, joint pain, nerve-related problems, confusion, lack of sleep, anxiety etc. during the treatment.
  • You may experience allergic reaction like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, other infection after taking Ofil Tablet.
  • If the age is more than 60 years, then the chances of tendon disorders are high.
  • You may experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking the medicine.
  • You may have a pre-existing medical condition like kidney or liver-related problems, diabetes, or kind of heart problems like abnormal heart rhythm etc.
  • You are going out in the sun, cover your skin properly and apply sunscreen during the treatment.
  • You may suffer from diabetes, you need to be careful as a drop in blood glucose may occur, watch for headache, weakness, tremors, sweating.
  • It is advised to keep yourself well hydrated during the treatment.
  • Keep a regular check on liver or kidney function during prolonged treatment.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ofil 400mg Tab

How Does It Work?

The medicine inhibits bacterial DNA, thereby restricting the growth and eventually killing the bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ofil 400mg Tab

  • Take the medicine as advised by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.
interactions

Interactions of Ofil 400mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines interfere with the action of Ofil Tablet, if taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicine you are taking, all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment for other disorder.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for gout or arthritis, antacids, painkillers, immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, medicines for breathing-related problems like theophylline, antidiabetic m...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are oral anticoagulants like warfarin, painkillers like ibuprofen, medicines for heart-related disorders like quinidine, etc.
  • Medicines or dietary supplements that contain iron, aluminium, magnesium or sucralfate used to reduce stomach acid must be taken with a minimum gap of one hour with the medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ofil 400mg Tab

  • Store Ofil Tablet at room temperature.
  • Protect it from moisture and sunlight.
  • Keep it away from pets and children.
dosage

Dosage of Ofil 400mg Tab

Overdose

If you have taken too much of the medicine than prescribed, then it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, hot and cold flushes etc. Contact the doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital in...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed taking a dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule. Avoid a double dose of med...
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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: For how long do I need to take Ofil Tablet?

  • You need to complete the full course of Ofil Tablet, as per the doctor's prescribed duration.
  • You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
  • If you stop it, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to the antibiotic in the future.

Q: Any specific caution is needed when taking Ofil Tablet?

A: When on treatment with Ofil Tablet, be careful and do not expose yourself to the sunrays. It results in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed too much to the sun for the next 48 hours.

Q: What is the dosage of Ofil Tablet?

A: Ofil Tablet should be taken only after consulting the doctor. You should take the medicine in doses, frequency and duration as per the doctor’s advice.

Q: Is Ofil Tablet habit forming?

A: No, habit-forming tendencies have not been reported with Ofil Tablet.

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ContainsOfloxacin(400.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sleeping disorder, dizziness
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 07:14 PM (IST)
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