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Osflox Or Tablets

By AUSPI MEDICAMENTS
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Osflox Or Tablets Description

Osflox Or Tablets is an antibiotic containing a combination of two medicines - Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. It is used to treat diarrhoea caused due to mixed infections in adults. If you are allergic t

this medicine, then avoid taking it. This medicine should be used as prescribed, and for the duration, it is prescribed. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it midway on your own without the knowledge of your doctor.

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ContainsOfloxacin + Ornidazole
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Osflox Or Tablets

Osflox Or Tablets is used in adult patients to treat diarrhoea due to mixed infection.

Contraindications of Osflox Or Tablets

If you have an allergy to Ofloxacin, Ornidazole or any of the ingredients of Osflox Or Tablets .

Side effects of Osflox Or Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sleepiness
  • Rashes
  • Urge to scratch
  • Urge to scratch in the genital part of women
  • Inflammation in the vagina (discharge, itching, pain)
  • Bad taste
  • Insomnia
  • Anaemia
  • Blood disorders
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Abnormal urine reports (like excess of glucose, protein, alkaline urine, blood in urine, presence of white blood cells, etc)

Precautions and Warnings of Osflox Or Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Osflox Or Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Osflox Or Tablets , as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Osflox Or Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding, as no information is available on the use of Osflox Or Tablets if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will tell you whether to use this medicine or not after assessing the benefits over risks.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Osflox Or Tablets ?
A:
You may feel sleepy, dizziness, visual disturbance, fits, body stiffness, loss of consciousness while taking the Osflox Or Tablets . Hence, avoid driving or operating any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Osflox Or Tablets ?
A:
It is advisable not to consume alcohol during the treatment with the Osflox Or Tablets , it can impair your driving ability.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any kind of liver problem.
  • You experience diarrhoea.
  • You experience joint pain or muscle pain.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You experience muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You are suffering from any heart condition, like Torsades de pointes.
  • You experience clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD).
  • You experience sensitivity to light on exposure to natural or artificial sunlight.
  • You experience adverse reactions like inflammation of tendon or tendon Rupture (a tendon separates in whole or in part from tissue to which it is attached).
  • You are suffering from Peripheral neuropathy (when the message-carrying capacity of nerve, to and from the brain and spinal cord from and to the rest of the body are damaged) like burning, tingling, n...
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  • You experience some effects on the central nervous system (CNS) like nervousness, aggression, lack of sleep, anxiety, hallucinations, depression, suicidal thoughts, etc.
  • You may feel adverse reactions like fever, rashes, jaundice, allergic pneumonitis, difficulty in swallowing, swelling on face, lips, tongue, throat, fast heartbeat or any other allergic reactions.

Mode of Action of Osflox Or Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Osflox Or Tablets works by the combined action of Ofloxacin & Ornidazole.
  • Ofloxacin inhibits the enzyme synthesis responsible for bacterial DNA replication. Hence, it shows the bactericidal effect.
  • Ornidazole destructs the DNA helical structure, which interrupts the protein synthesis and ultimately leads to the death of bacteria.

Directions for Use of Osflox Or Tablets

Osflox Or Tablets s should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take it at a fixed...
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Interactions of Osflox Or Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way the it works or the Osflox Or Tablets itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together.
  • 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.
  • Concomitant use of the Osflox Or Tablets with blood thinners such as warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding, should be used cautiously.
  • Some medicines can affect the way the Osflox Or Tablets works or the Osflox Or Tablets 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, pain killers, i...
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Storage and disposal of Osflox Or Tablets

Store Osflox Or Tablets s in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused m...
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Dosage of Osflox Or Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, nausea, dizziness, hot and cold flushes. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Osflox Or Tablets s, then contact your d...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Osflox Or Tablets , then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

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 the Osflox Or Tablets ?

A: You are supposed to take the Osflox Or Tablets as per the prescribed dosage duration by your physician. If you stop taking this early, then you may develop resistance. Also, there are many chances of reoccurrence of the infection.

Q: Is the Osflox Or Tablets habit-forming?

A: No, the Osflox Or Tablets is not habit-forming.
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:15 PM (IST)

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