Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s

 115.00

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Drug Strength: 200 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Oflonim tablet contains Ofloxacin, Inf/Oral | belongs to Quinolone

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    How it works

    Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s works by inhibiting an enzyme required for the bacterial DNA to replicate, thus inhibiting bacterial cell division.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s

    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Anxiety severe
    • Black or tarry stools severe
    • Confusion severe
    • Diarrhea severe
    • Fever severe
    • Painful urination severe
    • Decreased appetite severe
    • Joint pain severe
    • Change in taste
    • Excessive air or gas in stomach
    • Runny Nose

    Uses of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Cystitis

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of cystitis, a bladder infection caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, or Klebsiella pneumoniae.

    • Pyelonephritis

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Pyelonephritis, a type of kidney infection caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, or Klebsiella pneumoniae.

    • Urethritis

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Nongonococcal urethritis which is an inflammation of urethra caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, or Klebsiella.

    • Skin and Structure Infection

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Skin and Structure infections such as cellulitis, wound infection, and cutaneous abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.

    • Pneumonia

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia which is the most common type of lung infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.

    • Bronchitis

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of bronchitis which is an inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or some Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 16 to 20 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendency has been reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects such as diarrhea or diaper rash.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s or any other fluoroquinolones.

    • Tendinitis or tendon rupture

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of tendon rupture or tendinitis (a condition in which the tissue connecting muscle to the bone becomes inflamed) since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    • Myasthenia gravis

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis since it may worsen the patient's condition.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects such as diarrhea or diaper rash.

    General Warnings
    • Tendinitis and Tendon ruputure

      Use of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s will increase the risk of developing tendinitis or tendon rupture during the treatment or several months after the treatment. This may affect your shoulders, hands, ankles, or other parts of your body. You are at a higher risk if you are more than 60 years of age or if you have undergone a transplant of kidney, heart, or lung. You are also at a higher risk if you are on corticosteroids like dexamethasone, methylprednisolone, or prednisone. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • Drug-resistance

      Usage of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing benefits and may even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

    • Choice of treatment

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s can be used to treat acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis or uncomplicated cystitis, but only as a last resort. This drug should be used only if you have no alternative treatment options for the above-mentioned conditions.

    • Drowsiness

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s may cause dizziness or sleepiness and interfere with eyesight. Hence it is advised not to drive vehicles and operate heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

    • Photosensitivity

      This medicine may make you more sensitive to sunlight or tanning lights. You are advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing to avoid adverse reactions to sunlight during treatment with this medicine.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Oral forms: The missed dose of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed dose. Since Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s injection is mostly administered by a healthcare professional in the clinical or hospital setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

    • Overdose

      Oral forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact your doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Escitalopram severe
    • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
    • Corticosteroids severe
    • Quinidine severe
    • Aspirin moderate
    • Antidiabetic drugs moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of seizure disorder and other central nervous system abnormalities since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of tremors, restlessness, anxiety, confusion, hallucinations, etc., to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • severe

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of QT prolongation due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially higher in patients with heart diseases or electrolyte disturbances and elderly patients. Report any incidence of discomfort in the chest, heart palpitations, etc., to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s should be used with caution in patients with renal diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s

    IV: Administer over at least 60 min. Infuse separately. Do not infuse though lines containing solutions with magnesium or calcium.
    Compatibility: D5LR, D5NS, D5W, mannitol 20%, NaCO3 5%, NS.

    what are the adverse effects of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s?

    GI upset, skin reactions, CNS disturbances. Reports of hypersensitivity reactions, suicidal thoughts and behaviour, peripheral neuropathy, tendinitis, tendon rupture. Injection: pain at inj site, thrombophlebitis.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Oflonim tablet 200 mg 10’s?

    ORAL: Adults: Usually 200-400 mg once daily in morning or 400-800 mg daily as two divided dose at equal intervals for 5-10 days.
    Lower Respiratory Infection: Adults: 400 mg twice daily for 10 days.
    Urinary Tract Infection: Adults: Nongonococcal Cervicitis/Urethritis (C. trachomatis) or Mixed Infection of Urethra & Cervix (C. trachomatis & N. gonorrhoea): 300 mg every 12 hr for 7 days. Acute PID: 400 mg every 12 hr for 10-14 days.
    Uncomplicated Cystitis: 200 mg every 12 hr for 3 days (E. coli or K. pneumoniae) or for 7 days (other pathogens).
    Complicated UTI: 200 mg every 12 hr for 10 days. Prostatitis (E. coli): 300 mg every 12 hr for 6 wk.
    Gonorrhoea: Adults: 400 mg as a single dose.
    Skin and soft tissue infection: Adults: 400 mg twice daily for 10 days.
    Children: Not recommended.
    INJECTION: IV Infusion: Adults: Usually 200-800 mg daily by slow IV infusion over 30 min for 7-10 days.
    Complicated UTI: Adults: 200 mg daily by slow IV infusion.
    Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Septicaemia: Adults: 200 mg twice daily by slow IV infusion.
    Skin and soft tissue infections: Adults: 400 mg twice daily by slow IV infusion.
    Children: Not recommended.

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