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Oflox 50mg Rediuse

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By CIPLA LIMITED
60ml Suspension in Bottle
46.46*
58.08
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Ofloxacin(50.0 Mg)
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Antibiotic

Medical Description

Oflox 50mg Rediuse is an antibiotic medication that is predominantly used for various bacterial infections; it belongs to the classification of medicines called quinolone antibiotics.

Uses of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

Oflox 50mg Rediuse uses are in the treatment of bacterial infections of the chest (respiratory system), kidneys and bladder (urinary tract), and male and female genital organs (including the remedy for gonorrhoea and other genital infections).
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Contraindications of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

  • If you are allergic to it or similar medicines such as ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin, or nadifloxacin.
  • If you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • If you have problems related to tendons such as swelling or inflammation of tendons (tendonitis).
  • If you have epilepsy or fits.
  • If you are less than 18 years.
  • If you have a deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (a family inherited condition that affects red blood cells) or a family history of it.

Side effects of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

Oflox 50mg Rediuse side effects are stomach upset, diarrhoea, nausea, headache, dizziness, stomach pain/cramping, mucus or blood in stool allergic reactions such as rashes, itching, swelling of face, lips, tongue and throat.
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Precautions and Warnings of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Oflox 50mg Rediuse during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid taking this medication if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Oflox 50mg Rediuse while breastfeeding?
A:
This drug is known to pass into breast milk; hence, kindly avoid the intake of this drug during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Oflox 50mg Rediuse?
A:
This drug is known to cause sleepiness or dizziness. In such cases, avoid driving or operating tools and machines or any work which requires concentration.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oflox 50mg Rediuse?
A:
You should not consume alcohol during the intake of this drug as it may lead to severe side effects.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
Stop the intake of this medicine and seek immediate medical attention if you have any signs or symptoms of any of the side effects or if your eyesight becomes impaired. Report to your doctor if you have heart problems, salt imbalance in the blood, slow heart rhythm, etc.
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Mode of Action of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

How Does It Work?

Oflox 50mg Rediuse works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It does not work against viral infections such as common cold, flu, etc.

Directions for Use of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

This medication is an oral suspension. Take this medication orally as prescribed by your doctor with or without food. Take plenty of water with this medication, unless told otherwise by your doctor. Do not discontinue or alter the course prescribed by the doctor.
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Interactions of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

Interactions with other medicines

Oflox 50mg Rediuse for bacterial infections are reported to have interactions with blood thinners (warfarin, jantoven, Coumadin), other antibiotics (ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, norfloxacin, etc.), and heart rhythm drugs (amiodarone, quinidine, sotalol, etc.)
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Interactions with food items

This drug is known to have interactions with dairy products; hence, take this medication two hours before or after any intake of dairy products.

Other general Interactions

  • Liver or kidney disease.
  • Mental illness.
  • Myasthenia gravis (disease associated with excessive muscle weakness)
  • Diabetic or low blood sugar.

Storage and disposal of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

  • Store this drug in a cool and dry place in the provided package.
  • Do not use this drug post the expiration date mentioned on it.
  • Follow proper medical waste management protocol in the disposal of this drug

Dosage of Oflox 50mg Rediuse

Overdose

Oflox 50mg Rediuse dosage should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Do not overdose yourself as it may lead to extreme dizziness, confusion or fits. Seek immediate medical attention in the case of overdose.
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Missed a Dose

In the case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you recall it. If the next dose is impending, the missed dose needs to be skipped. Consult your doctor for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Oflox 50mg Rediuse?

A: Kindly report to your doctor if you are taking blood thinners or if you have diabetes, myasthenia gravis and any heart, kidney, liver diseases.

Q: Can I stop taking Oflox 50mg Rediuse when I feel better?

A: Do not stop taking this drug, complete the prescribed course even when you feel better.

Q: Can I take paracetamol along with Oflox 50mg Rediuse?

A: You can take this medication along with paracetamol as there are no known interactions with it.

Q: Does Oflox 50mg Rediuse increase the risk of muscle damage?

A: Yes, the intake of this drug can increase the risk of muscle damage. Consult your doctor for more details.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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