About the drug:
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic drug used to fight various infections. Ofloxacin is available under several trade names such as Zo (made by FDC), among a host of several other brands.
Uses of the drug:???????
It is used to fight several bacterial infections and is prescribed for the treatment of bronchitis, Pneumonia, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and prostate infections. Ofloxacin may also be given for conditions not mentioned above.
Working of the drug:
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that works to kill the bacterial infection by blocking the bacterial DNA replication procedure.
Zo Tablets (200 mg) is manufactured by FDC, India. You can buy Zo-200 mg Tablets online at 24x7pharma.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the tablets form in the following strengths on our website:
Zo? tablets (200 mg)
Zo? tablets (400 mg)
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if? you:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
Have liver disease
Tell your doctor if you:
Having a condition known as pseudotumor cerebri
Have kidney problems
Have breathing problem
Have heart rhythm problem
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
How much to take the drug?
Take Ofloxacin strictly as prescribed by your doctor. Never alter the dosage by any amount or use it for longer than prescribed period. All medications come with a patient leaflet that contains complete information about the drug. Read it carefully for more details. Always complete the dose. Buy Zo 200 mg online from 24x7pharma.com.
How to take the drug?
Take Ofloxacin with a glass of water (8oz.). It is always better to consume several extra glasses of water or liquids each day while taking this medication. Ofloxacin may be taken with or without food, but make it a habit to take the medication at the same time every day.
Don’t consume dairy items like milk; yogurt or calcium fortified juices while taking Ofloxacin though you can have them as part of your regular meal and not while taking the medication. The reason is that the dairy items can make the medication less effective.
For how long to take?
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. Do not stop taking the medicine without the doctor?s advice.
You may experience symptoms like seizure, weakness, urination problems, or blue lips with anemic skin. Seek medical attention in case you find you have used more of this medicine or if you find?any kind of discomfort after taking this medicine
Don’t miss even a single dose of Ofloxacin or any medication, especially antibiotics. However, if you miss a dose of Ofloxacin for any reasons, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Don’t take two doses very close to each other to make up for the missed dose.
Side effects of the drug:
Taking Ofloxacin may result in some allergic reactions like hives, breathing difficulty, swelling on face, lips, or tongue. If any of these side effects appears, stop taking this medication immediately and contact your doctor.
Ofloxacin may cause some rare but serious side effects like fainting; severe giddiness; irregular heartbeat; unexplained pain; vision problems like pain in eye; snapping or popping sound, swelling, tenderness, stiffness in joints; watery or bloody diarrhea; confusion; hallucinations; depression; unusual behavior; seizures; severe headache; ringing in ears; decreased or dark colored urination; easy bruising or bleeding; severe skin reaction; fever; sore throat; red or purple rash that leads to blistering and peeling; or pale or yellow skin. See a doctor immediately in case of these serious effects.
There are also some less serious but commonly experience side effects of Ofloxacin like nausea, vomiting, giddiness, dullness; blurred vision; nervousness; anxiety; aggressive behavior; changes in sleep patterns including insomnia or nightmare.
Common drug interactions:
Some medications with which Ofloxacin may interact are tizanidine (Zanaflex), blood thinner like Warfaring (Coumadin, Jantoven); Clozapine(Clozaril, Fazaclo); Cyclosporine; Glyburid; Methotrexate; Metoclopramide; Phenytoin; Probenecid; Ropinirole; Theophylline; Ibuprofen; Dicloefenac;; Meloxicam; or Steroids.
Don’t take it together with Ofloxacin and let your doctor know if you are using the above mentioned medications. You may use them depending on your doctor’s advice.
The list of drugs above with which Ofloxacin can interact is not complete and there may be other drugs which can interact with it. Always consult your doctor before starting a new medication and before stopping or altering the course of any existing one.
Things to remember:
Avoid unnecessary exposure to sunlight and tanning beds. Ofloxacin intake can make you prone to sunburn. Remember to wear proper covering clothes and apply appropriate sunscreen with at least 30 SPF on exposed portion when outdoors.
Avoid doing things which require more attention and alertness while taking Ofloxacin as it impairs your thinking or reflexes.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
This drug may cause dizziness or blurred vision
Don?t exceed the recommended dose