Oflotas Oz Tablet

Oflotas Oz Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Oflotas Oz Tablet Description

Oflotas-OZ tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of diarrhoea of mixed infection in adults. This medicine is a combination of two medicines - Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Oflotas...
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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsNausea, dry mouth, loss of appetite, rash, headache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Oflotas Oz Tablet

Oflotas oz tablet is used to treat diarrhoea of mixed infection in adults.

Contraindications of Oflotas Oz Tablet

  • If you are allergic to ofloxacin, ornidazole, or any of the ingredients of Oflotas-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.

Side effects of Oflotas Oz Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of appetite
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Constipation
  • Altered mental state
  • Stomach ache

Precautions and Warnings of Oflotas Oz Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Oflotas-OZ tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is preferable to avoid Oflotas-OZ tablet if you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant or are planning to have a baby as this medicine may harm your baby
  • If you conceive while taking this medicine, stop taking this medicine immediately and inform your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Oflotas-OZ tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Oflotas-OZ tablets can pass into human breast milk and can harm your child. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Oflotas-OZ tablet?
A:
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness, visual disturbance and poor coordination after taking the Oflotas-OZ tablet. It is advisable not to drive if you experience such symptoms.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oflotas-OZ tablet?
A:
It is advised not to consume alcohol during the treatment with Oflotas-OZ tablet as it may worsen the side effect like dizziness.

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).

Mode of Action of Oflotas Oz Tablet

How Does It Work?

Oflotas-OZ tablet works against the infection-causing bacteria as a combined mechanism of its two components. Ofloxacin inhibits the action of enzymes involved in the replication of bacteria and thus ...
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Directions for Use of Oflotas Oz Tablet

Take this medicine as directed by your doctor.

Interactions of Oflotas Oz Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Oflotas-OZ tablet works or the Oflotas-OZ tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. However, this tablet contains ofloxaci...
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  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-epileptic, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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  • 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 ulcer like cimetidine can alter the effect of this medicine when used together.
  • Blood sugar can drop if you are on insulin or anti-diabetic medicines like glibenclamide and thus careful monitoring of blood glucose is needed.

Storage and disposal of Oflotas Oz Tablet

  • Store Oflotas-OZ tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Oflotas Oz Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Oflotas-OZ tablets include drowsiness, hot and cold flashes, nausea, dizziness, facial swelling, numbness, slurring of speech and disorientation. In case of an overdose, contac...
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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 of ...
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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 should I avoid while taking Oflotas-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 Oflotas-OZ tablet?

A: Take this medicine 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: Does Oflotas-OZ tablet interact with other medicines?

A: Yes, Oflotas-OZ tablet can interact with other medicines like antacids, multivitamins, cimetidine, warfarin and some antidiabetic medicines.

Q: Is Oflotas-OZ tablet safe for use?

A: Yes, Oflotas-OZ tablet is safe to use when taken under the supervision of your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own, complete the course which has been given by your doctor.

Q: Can I give Oflotas-OZ ablet to my 16 years old son?

A: The effectiveness and safety of this medicine in pediatric patients and adolescents below the age of 18 years is not established. Use of this medicine below the age of 18 years is not recommended.

Q: Is Oflotas-OZ good for loose motion?

A: Yes, it can be used for loose motion. But it is advisable to consult a doctor before taking any antibiotic medicine.

Q: For how many days do I need to take the Oflotas OZ?

A: Take this medicine 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: Can Oflotas Oz be taken empty stomach?

A: You can take Oflotas Oz with or without food or as advised by the doctor. But it would be best if you take it at the same time every day to get the most benefits.

Q: Can I take Oflotas Oz for stomach pain?

A: You should not take this medicine for stomach pain. As it is an antibiotic medicine and you must consult a doctor before taking any antibiotic medicine in any case. However, it can be effective in relieving stomach cramps associated with dysentery.

Q: Can I take Oflotas OZ for toothache?

A: No, Oflotas OZ should not be used for toothache.

Q: What is Oflotas Oz used for?

A: Oflotas Oz is used for the treatment of diarrhoea of mixed infection in adults.

Q: What are the side effects of Oflotas Oz?

A: Nausea, dry mouth, loss of appetite, rash and headache are a few side effects of Oflotas Oz. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Product Details
Brand
OFLOTAS OZ
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2024

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