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Svoflox 400mg Tablets

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Svoflox 400mg Tablets Description

Svoflox 400mg Tab is an antibiotic used in certain bacterial infections such as infection of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract. It contains ofloxacin. It is not to be used ...
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ContainsOfloxacin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, sleeping disorder, dizziness
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

Svoflox 400mg Tab is used in the treatment of bacterial infection of lungs, airways, throat, skin, soft tissues and urinary tract.

Contraindications of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

If you are allergic to ofloxacin or other medicines from fluoroquinolone class of medicines and other ingredients of Svoflox 400mg Tab .

Side effects of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleeping disorder
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Itchy skin
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Svoflox 400mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Due to limited information available on its safety, it is not recommended in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Svoflox 400mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
Svoflox 400mg Tab can pass into human breast milk and harm the baby. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued while you are taking the medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Svoflox 400mg Tab ?
A:
You may experience sleepiness, dizziness and visual disturbances when you are taking the medicine. Avoid driving or using tools or machines while taking the medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Svoflox 400mg Tab ?
A:
You should not drink alcohol while taking the medicine, as alcohol may worsen the side effects like drowsiness or dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may experience pain, swelling or weakness of joints, tendons, muscle weakness, joint pain, nerve-related problems, confusion, lack of sleep, anxiety etc. during the treatment.
  • You may experience allergic reaction like swollen throat, face, rash, fever, breathing difficulty, other infection after taking Svoflox 400mg Tab .
  • If the age is more than 60 years, then the chances of tendon disorders are high.
  • You may experience severe and persistent diarrhoea after taking the medicine.
  • You may have a pre-existing medical condition like kidney or liver-related problems, diabetes, or kind of heart problems like abnormal heart rhythm etc.
  • You are going out in the sun, cover your skin properly and apply sunscreen during the treatment.
  • You may suffer from diabetes, you need to be careful as a drop in blood glucose may occur, watch for headache, weakness, tremors, sweating.
  • It is advised to keep yourself well hydrated during the treatment.
  • Keep a regular check on liver or kidney function during prolonged treatment.

Mode of Action of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

The medicine inhibits bacterial DNA, thereby restricting the growth and eventually killing the bacteria.

Directions for Use of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

  • Take the medicine as advised by the doctor.
  • Swallow as a whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines interfere with the action of Svoflox 400mg Tab , if taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicine you are taking, all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment for other disorder.
  • In particular, if you are taking medicines for gout or arthritis, antacids, painkillers, immunosuppressants like cyclosporin, medicines for breathing-related problems like theophylline, antidiabetic m...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are oral anticoagulants like warfarin, painkillers like ibuprofen, medicines for heart-related disorders like quinidine, etc.
  • Medicines or dietary supplements that contain iron, aluminium, magnesium or sucralfate used to reduce stomach acid must be taken with a minimum gap of one hour with the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

  • Store Svoflox 400mg Tab at room temperature.
  • Protect it from moisture and sunlight.
  • Keep it away from pets and children.

Dosage of Svoflox 400mg Tablets

Overdose

If you have taken too much of the medicine than prescribed, then it may cause drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, hot and cold flushes etc. Contact the doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital in...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed taking a dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dosing schedule. Avoid a double dose of med...
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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: For how long do I need to take Svoflox 400mg Tab ?

  • You need to complete the full course of Svoflox 400mg Tab , as per the doctor's prescribed duration.
  • You may feel fine after a few doses but it is important to complete the course.
  • If you stop it, there may be chances of infection reoccurring or not responding to the antibiotic in the future.

Q: Any specific caution is needed when taking Svoflox 400mg Tab ?

A: When on treatment with Svoflox 400mg Tab , be careful and do not expose yourself to the sunrays. It results in sunburns and rashes. Ensure even after stopping the treatment, you are not exposed too much to the sun for the next 48 hours.

Q: What is the dosage of Svoflox 400mg Tab ?

A: Svoflox 400mg Tab should be taken only after consulting the doctor. You should take the medicine in doses, frequency and duration as per the doctor’s advice.

Q: Is Svoflox 400mg Tab habit forming?

A: No, habit-forming tendencies have not been reported with Svoflox 400mg Tab .
Last Updated on: 04 Jun 2021 | 07:13 PM (IST)

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