Oflomac 400mg Tablet
By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Oflomac 400mg Tab contains ofloxacin, which is an antibiotic fighting against the various bacterial infections.
Uses of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Oflomac 400mg Tab uses include skin infection, urinary tract infection, stomach infection, respiratory infection, genital organ infection, and infection due to microorganism.
Contraindications of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Avoid the use of this medicine if you are allergic to it or its components, diagnosed with epilepsy or fits, have problems related to tendon, pregnant or breastfeeding, your age is less than 18 years, and you or your family member has G6PD deficiency.
Side effects of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Oflomac 400mg Tab side effects include allergic reaction, permanent tendon or nerve damage, fainting, altered breathing, fast heartbeat, headache, mucus or bloody diarrhoea, sore skin, bleeding, fits, altered mood and behavioural changes.
Precautions and Warnings of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or planning for a baby. If you conceive during the medication course, stop the medication and inform your doctor.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
Do not take this medicine as it can pass into breast milk.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
Avoid driving after its use as it can cause dizziness or sleepiness.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Do not consume alcohol as you can feel dizzy or sleepy.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
Do not take this medicine if you have mental illness, liver or kidney disease, myasthenia gravis or diabetes.
Mode of Action of Oflomac 400mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Oflomac 400mg Tab belongs to a group of fluoroquinolones. They only prevent bacterial growth and do not fight against viral infection.
Directions for Use of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Always take this medicine as per the prescription of your physician. Do not alter the dose by yourself. You can confirm its usage by a pharmacist. Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated. Do not stop taking the medicine before your prescribed duration.
Interactions of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are on antibiotics, diuretics, heart rhythm drugs, methotrexate, blood thinners, NSAIDs, and drugs used for psychological conditions.
Interactions with food items
This medicine can interact with dairy products. So, it should be taken 2 hours before or after the consumption of dairy products.
Other general Interactions
There is no relevant information.
Storage and disposal of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Store the medicine at room temperature. It should not come in direct contact with sunlight, heat or moisture. Keep it away from the reach of children. Do not use expired products in any case. Discard the products as soon as it gets expired.
Dosage of Oflomac 400mg Tab
Inform your doctor in case you overdose because it can cause dizziness, confusion, and fits.
Missed a Dose
Do not panic in case you miss any dose. Take it as soon as you remember. If it is the time for the next dose, then continue with it and skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my doctor before starting the use of Oflomac 400mg Tab?
A: Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor about the conditions such as mental illness, liver or kidney disease, nerve disorders, myasthenia gravis or diabetes.
Q: What should I remember while taking Oflomac 400mg Tab?
- Do not take any medicine if you develop diarrhoea during its use. Inform your doctor and stop taking this medicine immediately.
- Avoid going out in the sun and wear a protective covering or use sunscreen (SPF 30 or 40) to prevent sunburn. Inform your doctor if you experience redness, itching, rash, swelling after exposure to the sun.read less
- Avoid taking live vaccines (like typhoid vaccine) while taking this medicine as their effectiveness may be hampered.
- Avoid taking drugs such as didanosine, supplements and antacids that contain calcium, aluminium, iron, zinc, magnesium, milk of magnesia, ulcer medicine sucralfate, etc., 2 hours before or after taking this medicine.read less
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:17 PM (IST)
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