Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)

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  • Contains / Salt: Ofloxacin (100 mg)
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    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Information

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections. Other than this, Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10). Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    While these are the most often observed Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)'s effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. It is important to know if Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) related warnings section.

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Drug interactions for Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Oflomac 100 Tablet (10), it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Benefits & Uses

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Skin Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Skin Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 400 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Typhoid Fever
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 300 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 weeks
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) safe for pregnant women?


      Oflomac can cause unwanted side effects in pregnant women. If you experience any side effects, stop taking Oflomac right away. Take your doctor's advice before taking it again.

      Moderate
    • Is the use of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) safe during breastfeeding?


      Oflomac can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) on the Kidneys?


      Oflomac rarely affects the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) on the Liver?


      Side effects of Oflomac rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) on the Heart?


      Oflomac has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)

    • Is this Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) habit forming or addictive?


      Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) is not addictive in nature.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      There is no benefit of taking Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) for mental disorders.

      No

    Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)


      Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)


      Taking alcohol with Oflomac 100 Tablet (10) can be dangerous.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Oflomac 100 Tablet (10)

    Question about 5 years ago

    How does Oflomac works?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Oflomac is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. It works by inhibiting the bacterial cell division and stops the working of enzyme which is responsible for cell division. It is effective against a large number of bacteria, even those bacteria which are resistant to other drugs.

    Question about 5 years ago

    How to use Oflomac?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    Oflomac should be taken with a meal. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. Drinking extra water will help prevent some unwanted effects of this medicine. Do not take this medicine along with milk, yogurt, or other dairy products, it may reduce the absorption of a drug. Take it exactly as directed by the physician.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Oflomac with Paracetamol?

    Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Oflomac can be taken with paracetamol, no clinically significant interactions are seen between these two. However, it doesn't mean that no interaction exists between them. Please talk to your doctor before consuming these two medicines at the same time.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Is Oflomac a painkiller?

    Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

    No, Oflomac is not a painkiller. It is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of medications called fluoroquinolone.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Oflomac with metformin?

    Take Oflomac if your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, keep a close check on blood sugar levels as metformin is known to cause hypoglycemia( sudden dip in blood sugar levels). In case you are experiencing severe hypoglycemia, please inform your doctor immediately.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1400

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Floxin® (ofloxacin)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Ocuflox® (ofloxacin)

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