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Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Ofloxacin(200.0 Mg) + Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Orni O tablet is an antibiotic used to treat diarrhoea in adults. It is a combination of two active ingredients namely, ofloxacin and ornidazole. It works by inhibiting the growth of infection-causing...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

Orni O tablet is used to treat diarrhoea of mixed infection in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to ofloxacin, ornidazole or any ingredients of Orni O tablet.
  • If you are allergic to a specific type of medicine called Fluoroquinolone (ask your doctor or nurse if you are not sure).
sideEffects

Side effects of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Stomach ache
  • Aggression
  • Nervousness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Orni O Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Orni O Tablet should not be consumed during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby or lead to a threatened pregnancy. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant. If you conceive while taking this medicine, immediately inform your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Orni O Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Orni O Tablet passes into the breastmilk which may be harmful to the newborn baby. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking this medicine. Close monitoring of the breastfed infant for the symptoms of diarrhoea and fungal infections of the mouth is advised if your doctor prescribes you this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Orni O Tablet?
A:
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness, visual disturbance, poor coordination, vertigo, temporary loss of consciousness, rigidity or impairment of skills. It is recommended not to drive if you experience such symptoms after taking Orni O Tablet.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Orni O Tablet?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed with Orni O Tablet as it may lead to excessive sleepiness and other serious side effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • 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 are diabetic, your blood glucose can drop.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis (weakness or fatigue of muscles).
  • If you experience suicidal thoughts, feeling low or anxiety, 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).
  • Orni O Tablet should not be consumed by children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Orni O tablet works against the infection-causing bacteria as a combined mechanism of its two components. Ofloxacin inhibits the action of enzymes in bacteria responsible for DNA replication, repair a...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

Orni O tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your docto...
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interactions

Interactions of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Orni O tablet contains Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Any interaction which is seen with any of these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination too.
  • Some medicines can affect the way the Orni O tablet works if 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, 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.
  • Certain painkillers if taken along with this medicine can lead to seizures, fits and stimulation of brain activity.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Orni O tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of Orni O Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose of Orni O tablet include drowsiness, hot and cold flashes, nausea, dizziness, facial swelling, numbness, slurring of speech and disorientation. If you have taken too much of th...
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Missed a Dose

If you have 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 dos...
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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 Orni O 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: How long do I need to take Orni O Tablet?

A: Take Orni O Tablet as per your doctor's prescribed duration. You may feel better after a few doses but you must complete the course of the treatment or infection may reoccur.

Q: Is Orni O Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Orni O Tablet is an antibiotic. It is used to treat diarrhoea caused due to various organisms.

Q: Can Orni O Tablet be used for stomach pain?

A: No, Orni O Tablet is not a painkiller. Hence, it cannot be used to treat stomach pain.

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ContainsOfloxacin(200.0 Mg),Ornidazole(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach ache, headache, sleep disturbance
Last Updated on: 01 Jul 2021 | 11:50 AM (IST)
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