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Oflomac 200mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
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ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Oflomac 200 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 ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

Oflomac 200 tablet uses are to treat pneumonia, bronchitis (infection of the airway) and skin diseases along with the infections of the urinary tract, stomach and intestines.
contraindications

Contraindications of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

If you are allergic to this or other medicine from the same group, then do not take it. It is best avoided in children less than 18 years of age and in women who are pregnancy or breastfeeding. It is ...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oflomac 200 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid Oflomac 200 tablet if you are pregnant or planning to start a family. If you get pregnant during the treatment, then stop the medicine at once and talk to your doctor about future course of medication.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Oflomac 200 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is known to pass into breastmilk and can adversely affect your child. So, avoid breastfeeding you are on the prescription of this medicine. Also, you can consult with your doctor for more alternatives.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Oflomac 200 tablet?
A:
Ofloxacin may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Hence, it is better to avoid driving or operating on any machines or tools.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oflomac 200 tablet?
A:
Consuming alcohol while taking Oflomac 200 tablet can aggravate dizziness and make you feel more sleepy. So, alcohol is to be avoided during the course of this medication.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Don't consume this medicine if you have any: mental illness; kidney or liver diseases; muscle weakness; diabetic or have low blood sugar; heart problems like slow heart rhythm, history of heart attack...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Oflomac 200 tablet prevents the proliferation of bacteria but is not effective against viral infections.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

This medicine is to be taken with or without food twice a day (every 12 hours) with the guidance of your doctor. The duration of the treatment will depend upon the severity of your disease. You shoul...
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interactions

Interactions of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor or the pharmacist of all the prescribed or non-prescribed medicines, including the herbal supplements.
  • Other medicines like blood thinners (warfarin, acenocoumarol), quinidine, dofetilide also affect the rhythm of heart and aggravate the side effect of Oflomac 200 tablet.
  • Avoid using Oflomac 200 tablet with levofloxacin as both taken together can increase the side effects.

Interactions with food items

It interacts with dairy products and so it is strongly recommended to take this medicine two hours before or after any dairy products.

Other general Interactions

There are no known interactions available with other conditions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

The medicine is to be kept away from heat, excessive moisture and children. You should starts its consumption immediately on opening the seal. Dispose of the extra medicine but do not flush or throw i...
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dosage

Dosage of Oflomac 200mg Tablet

Overdose

Oflomac 200 tablet overdose can cause symptoms like dizziness, fits and confusion. Immediate medical attention is strongly suggested in case of an overdose.

Missed a Dose

Avoid missing a dose, as this may increase the chance of getting infected with the resistant bacteria. However, on realizing about the missed dose, it should be taken immediately. If the timing for th...
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Dr. Ritu Budania

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I avoid eating a particular food while consuming Oflomac 200 tablet?

A: This medicine interacts with dairy products. So, it is advised to consume this medicine two hours prior or after having dairy products like milk, yoghurt, cheese, curd and ice cream.

Q: What information should I give to my healthcare provider before taking Oflomac 200 tablet?

  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or similar medicines or you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning for a family.
  • Give a detailed medical/surgical history. Inform your healthcare provider, if you have any joint or muscle problems or
  • if you suffer from myasthenia gravis (weakness of muscles), nerve disorders or are taking any blood thinners like warfarin or coumarin. Any positive history of kidneys or liver problems, fits, heart ...
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  • Other medicines interact with Oflomac 200 tablet; hence, you should duly inform your doctor about all the herbs and supplements you are taking.

Q: What care should I take to store this medicine?

A: It should be stored at the room temperature away from direct sunlight, moisture and reach of children and your pets.

Q: How long does it take to start its effect?

A: Oflomac 200 tablet is taken twice a day for three days to six weeks depending upon the condition of your disease. You should take this medicine at regular intervals at same times (every 12 hours).

Q: What is Oflomac 200 tablet used for?

A: This medicine is used for the remediation of bacterial infections by stopping their growth. However, it is ineffective against viral infections like cold and flu.

Q: Should I stop taking the Oflomac 200 tablet once my symptoms reduce?

Q: No, complete the entire course of the medicine as prescribed by your doctor even if your symptoms start reducing. Abruptly stopping the medicine may lead to reinfection.

Q: Can I take the Oflomac 200 tablet for a stomach infection?

Q: Do not self-prescribe this medicine otherwise it may cause bacterial resistance. Stomach infection can be due to various reasons. Hence, the doctor will prescribe you the appropriate antibiotic after diagnosis of the symptoms and type of infection.


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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhea
Last Updated on: 25 Nov 2021 | 12:37 PM (IST)
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