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 infection in adults only. Oflox OZ works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria and killing the bacteria that cause infection. The dose duration and frequency of taking this medicine is decided by your doctor and you should take it as directed. Diarrhoea is a condition of passing frequent bowels with a significant decrease in the solidity of bowel movements. It makes your week, fatigued and dizzy. Thus, while taking this medicine it is important to drink plenty of water, oral rehydration solution to stay hydrated and replenish lost fluid, salts & electrolytes. Avoid Staying away from greasy and spicy foods, full-strength juice and any other foods or drinks that have made previous episodes of diarrhoea worse. Oflox OZ should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It is very important to complete the course of antibiotic medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not miss any dose of this antibiotic medicine. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own, as it can lead to antibiotic resistance and recurrence of infection....
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.