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Omnix O Tablet

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By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Cefixime(200.0 Mg) + Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Omnix O tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat certain types of bacterial infections such as typhoid and urinary tract infection. It contains a combination of cefixime and ofloxacin as its act...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Omnix O Tablet

Omnix O tablet is used for the treatment of typhoid fever and urinary tract infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Omnix O Tablet

  • If you are allergic to cefixime, ofloxacin, cephalosporins like cefuroxime, fluoroquinolones like ciprofloxacin or any other ingredients of Omnix O tablet.
  • If you have a history of fits or any brain-related disorders.
  • If you have a history of tendon disorder.
  • If you have a family history of red blood cell disorder (defects in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity).
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Omnix O Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Omnix O Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Omnix O tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is limited information about the effect of Omnix O tablet on pregnancy. Thus, always consult your doctor before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Omnix O tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Omnix O tablet on breastfeeding. Thus, always consult your doctor before taking any medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Omnix O tablet?
A:
Omnix O tablet may make you feel confused, stiff, less alert and can cause unusual muscle movements. Thus, it is advisable not to drive until you know how this medicine affects your body.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Omnix O tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Omnix O tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions including serious skin allergies in different body parts (fluid-filled blisters, bumps, rashes and skin degradation).
  • You have diarrhoea, cramps, pain and fever after taking this medicine.
  • You have a kidney problem and you are on dialysis.
  • You have blood disorders like anaemia and inherited blood disorder (G6PD deficiency).
  • You have problems related to the liver and kidney and you are taking medicine to prevent blood clotting.
  • You have a history of tendonitis (inflammation of the tissue which connects muscles to the bone) after taking antibiotics or myasthenia gravis.
  • You are experiencing fits, difficulty in movement, confusion, other mental disorders (Psychosis).
  • You are experiencing pain, a pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness in various body parts.
  • You experience suicidal thoughts, irregular heartbeats, low potassium levels or have had heart disease, vision disturbances etc.
  • You are diabetic taking medicines, then caution is needed as this medicine can cause low blood sugar. Close monitoring of blood glucose may be needed.
  • Omnix O tablets should not be given to children or growing adolescents as it may interfere with their growth.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Omnix O Tablet

How Does It Work?

Omnix O tablet works by causing the death of the infection causing bacteria.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Omnix O Tablet

  • Omnix O tablet should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water with or without food.
  • Complete the course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Omnix O Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Omnix O tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements, ...
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  • In particular if you are taking heart-related medicines like quinidine, any other antibiotics like antibiotics like erythromycin, blood-thinning medicines like warfarin, antidepressants like Clomipram...
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  • The Omnix O tablet must be taken at least two hours before taking acidity medicines, preparations containing zinc and iron and certain anti-HIV drugs like Didanosine.
  • The risk of getting fits increase if you are taking medicines to treat asthma-like theophylline, anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Omnix O Tablet

  • Store Omnix O tablet below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Omnix O Tablet

Overdose

An excess of Omnix O tablet can cause confusion, dizziness, altered consciousness, fits, irregular heartbeats, nausea, confusion. In the case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit y...
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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, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: For how long do I need to take Omnix O tablet?

  • You need to complete the full course of this medicine, as per your doctor's prescribed duration.
  • You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
  • If you stop it early, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to this antibiotic in the future.

Q: Are there any specific cautions needed when taking Omnix O tablet?

A: When on treatment, be careful and do not unnecessarily expose yourself to the sunrays. It can result in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed to too much sun for the next 48 hours.

Q: Can the use of Omnix O tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, the use of Omnix O tablet can cause diarrhoea along with the desired effect, but not everyone gets them. It is an antibiotic that kills both good and bad bacteria, when good bacteria present in the intestine gets killed it can cause diarrhoea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhoea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q: Can I stop taking Omnix O tablet when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Omnix O tablet before the prescribed duration. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. You should complete the full course of treatment else there are chances of recurrence of infection.

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ContainsCefixime(200.0 Mg),Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, headache, photosensitivity
Last Updated on: 30 Jul 2021 | 08:20 AM (IST)
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