OFLOXACIN 200 mg + ORNIDAZOLE 500mg
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet is used for Bacterial infections, Urinary tract infections, Bacterial infections by inflammation of the peritoneum, Inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina, Eye and ear infection, Bacterial infection, Typhoid fever, Skin infections, Sexually transmitted infections, Protozoan infections and other conditions. OMFLOX-OZ Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet contains Ofloxacin 200 MG and Ornidazole 500 MGas active ingredients.
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet works by killing the infection causing bacteria; inhibiting the growth of microorganism.
AaRnA CARE manufactures OMFLOX-OZ Tablet.
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Urinary tract infections
Bacterial infections by inflammation of the peritoneum
Inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina
Eye and ear infection
Soft tissue infections
Sexually transmitted infections
Infections during surgical procedures
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of OMFLOX-OZ Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Allergic skin reaction
Tingling or numbness in the fingers or toes
OMFLOX-OZ Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 1, 4, 5
Before using OMFLOX-OZ Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Avoid consuming milk and dairy products
Consult the doctor in case of pregnancy or breastfeeding
Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if having epilepsy and multiple sclerosis
Do not consume if you have any disease condition like epilepsy or kidney problems
Do not consume ofloxacin if allergic to it
Do not drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery after consuming the medicine
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
Do not take the medicine on empty stomach.
Swallow the tablet whole with water.
Hypersensitivity to Ofloxacin or Ornidazole Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, OMFLOX-OZ Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Renal or hepatic impairment
Learn more: Contraindications
Composition and Active Ingredients
Medicines not to use with OMFLOX-OZ Tablet
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of OMFLOX-OZ Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. OMFLOX-OZ Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
Is Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Is Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
Can Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet be used for bacterial infections and urinary tract infections?
Yes, bacterial infections and urinary tract infections are among the most common reported uses for Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet. Please do not use Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet for bacterial infections and urinary tract infections without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet.
How long do I need to use Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?
TabletWise.com website users have reported 1 day and same day as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet.
At what frequency do I need to use Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet?
TabletWise.com website users have reported twice a day and once a day as the most common frequency of using Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how often you need to Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet.
Should I consume Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported consuming Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet after food. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Ofloxacin Ornidazole Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 6, 7, 8, 9
Overdosage of OMFLOX-OZ Tablet
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of OMFLOX-OZ Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 10, 11, 12
Storage of OMFLOX-OZ Tablet
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard OMFLOX-OZ Tablet.
References: 13, 14, 15, 16
Expired OMFLOX-OZ Tablet
Taking a single dose of expired OMFLOX-OZ Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
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