Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets
Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg) + Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Oflox OZ tablet is an antibiotic medicine. Oflox OZ is a combination medicine containing ofloxacin and ornidazole as its active ingredients. It is used for the treatment of diarrhoea of mixed infectio...
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uses

Uses of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

To treat diarrhoea of mixed infection only in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to ofloxacin, ornidazole or any ingredients of the Oflox OZ tablet.
  • If you are allergic to a specific type of medicine called Fluoroquinolone (ask your doctor or nurse if you are not sure).
  • If you have a history of fits.
  • If you have problems related to a 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 the red blood cells) or a family history of this deficiency.
sideEffects

Side effects of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Taste disturbances
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Oflox OZ tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if components of Oflox OZ tablet can pass into human breast milk. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have swelling and pain in tendons (tendinitis), experiencing pain and strain in muscles or muscle weakness.
  • You are experiencing loose stools, frequent bowel or bloody diarrhoea.
  • You are diabetic, your blood glucose can drop.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis (weakness or fatigue of muscles).
  • You experience suicidal thoughts, feeling low or anxiety immediately inform your doctor.
  • You experience fits or have a history of fits, seizures or epilepsy.
  • You feel restlessness, lightheadedness, confusion or hallucinations.
  • You feel allergic reactions like fever or rashes.
  • You have kidney problems, liver or heart problems.
  • You have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (an inherited disorder that affects red blood cells).
  • Oflox OZ Tablet is not recommended in children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Oflox OZ works by inhibiting important enzymes the are responsible for growth of bacteria thus leads to cell death.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take this medicine in the correct dose and for the exact duration as directed by your doctor.
  • Take this medicine as a whole with a glass of water with or without food.
interactions

Interactions of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Oflox OZ tablet works or the Oflox OZ tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • 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-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, immunomodulator...
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  • Medicines used to treat acidity (antacids) like sucralfate, antacids containing calcium and magnesium should be taken with a minimum gap of 2 hours with this medicine.
  • Certain painkillers if taken along with this medicine can lead to seizures, fits and stimulation of brain activity.
  • Medicines used to treat asthma or airway disease (COPD) like theophylline if taken along can lead to increased risk of getting side effects.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store the medicine in a cool and dry place at room temperature.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Oflox Oz Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include drowsiness, hot and cold flushes, nausea, dizziness, facial swelling, numbness, slurring of speech and disorientation. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immed...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this 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 ...
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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 the Oflox 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 the Oflox 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: Will the Oflox OZ tablet make me feel sleepy?

A: Yes, this medicine may make you feel sleepy and drowsy. It is recommended that you should avoid activities that require mental attention.

Q: Should I stop taking the Oflox OZ tablet once my symptoms reduce?

A: 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: Is Oflox OZ effective for loose motion?

A: Yes, Oflox OZ is effective for the treatment of loose motion due to infections. However, diarrhoea or loss of motion could be due to multiple reasons such as consuming certain food that upset your stomach, an allergy or intolerances to certain foods, due to radiation therapy, as a result of poor absorption. Thus, it is important to consult a doctor before taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can we take Oflox OZ on an empty stomach?

A: Ofloz OZ tablet can be taken with or without a meal. You can take this on an empty stomach but that increases the chance of stomach upset. Hence take it after a meal.

Q: Is Oflox OZ used for dental infection?

A: No, Oflox OZ tablet is meant for the treatment of diarrhoea due to an infection. It should not be used for dental infections. Seek advice from a dentist before taking any medicine on your own.

Q: How many days should Oflox Oz be taken?

A: Oflox Oz should be taken for the prescribed duration only. It is usually prescribed for 4-5 days depending on the severity of infection. Do not self-medicate. Do not take it longer than the prescribed duration without consulting a doctor.

Q: How long does Oflox oz take to work?

A: Oflox Oz can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment.

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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, dry mouth
Last Updated on: 22 Dec 2021 | 01:17 AM (IST)
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