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Oflaban Tab

Oflaban Tab

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  • Generic Name

    Ofloxacin

Product Information

  • Description

    Ofloxacin is a powerful antibiotic used to treat infections caused by gram-negative bacteria. This antibiotic is classified as a fluoroquinolone, meaning it interferes with the enzymes crucial for bacterial replication. When ingested orally, ofloxacin is absorbed into the bloodstream and circulates throughout the body, targeting infected areas. It is especially effective against multi-resistant bacteria. Ofloxacin inhibits two key enzymes involved in bacterial DNA replication:

  • Ingredients

    Ofloxacin

  • Drug Class

    Ofloxacin 400Mg Is A Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic

  • Dosage Form

    Tablets

  • Uses

    Unveiling its multifaceted uses and transformative applications as follows:

    • Ofloxacin 400mg is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections, infections of the skin, airways, and ears, as well as some infections of the reproductive system, such as PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease).
    • Ofloxacin works by killing or slowing the growth of bacteria that is causing your infection.
  • Dosage

    Tailoring Treatment for Optimal Health, Prescribed Medication Dosage is:

    • The dosage of Ofloxacin prescribed for adults varies between 400 mg and 800 mg, depending on the type of infection treated.
    • You should take Ofloxacin tablet with a full glass of water, with or without food.
  • In case of Overdose

    An overdose of Ofloxacin can lead to several unpleasant symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. In more severe cases, it can result in convulsions, confusion, and a reduced level of consciousness. If you suspect an overdose, it is crucial to seek immediate medical attention. The specific treatment approach will depend on the individual's symptoms and the severity of the overdose. It may involve the use of drugs to counteract the effects of the overdose, as well as supportive care, such as monitoring fluids and vital signs, oxygen supplementation, and dialysis, if needed. Remember, prompt medical attention can significantly influence the outcome, so do not hesitate to seek help if you or someone you know has experienced an overdose of Ofloxacin.

  • Missed Dose

    If you miss a dose of Ofloxacin 400mg, it is important to take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, it is recommended that you skip the missed dose and resume your regular dosage schedule. Doubling up on doses can result in an overdose, which may be harmful to your health. It is always best to speak to your healthcare provider or pharmacist about the best course of action for missed doses, as they may provide you with advice tailored to your medical history and dosage instructions. They can also address any concerns you have about the potential consequences of missing a dose and provide you with peace of mind.

  • How To Use

    Ofloxacin is a antibiotic that comes as a tablet and is usually taken orally with a glass of water, once or twice a day. The dosage and duration of treatment will depend on the type of infection you are treating. It is important to follow the instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist. Swallow the tablet whole and do not crush, chew or break the tablet as this may affect the release of the medication and can increase the risk of side effects. To help you remember to take your medication, take it at the same time of the day. If you miss a dose, just take the next dose normally and move on. Do not double up on doses to make up for missing one. This medication should be stored at room temperature, in a dry place, away from direct sunlight or heat. If you have any questions or concerns about taking this medication, contact your doctor or pharmacist. If you experience any severe symptoms or side effects, seek emergency medical services immediately. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. The provided information, dosage, and directions are to be followed as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. If you have any questions or concerns about taking Ofloxacin 400mg, please consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

  • When Not to Use

    Discerning instances where this medication may not be appropriate:

    • Allergies
    • Tendon or Joint Problems
    • Compromised Immune System
    • Other Medications
    • Concerns
  • Side Effects

    Unraveling the side effects lurking behind this medications are as follows:

    • Streptococcus pneumoniae infections of the respiratory tract, including pneumonia and bronchitis
    • Uncomplicated skin infections, including cellulitis and abscesses
    • UTI, including pyelonephritis
    • Prostatitis
    • Respiratory tract infections, such as otitis media and sinusitis
    • Bone and joint infections, such as osteomyelitis and septic arthritis • Cervical bid neoplasia ( resetting of the cell cycle state promotors in cervical epithelial cells, resulting in inhibition of viral replication)

    Though rare, severe side effects include

    • Seizures
    • Tremors
    • Disorientation
    • Agitation
    • Depression
    • Rarely, superinfections such as candidiasis, gingivitis, and vulvovaginal candidiasis.
  • Storage/Disposal

    Ofloxacin is a prescription antibiotic, available as film-coated tablets designed for oral consumption. Each tablet contains 400 mg of ofloxacin oxalate, which is a salt of ofloxacin. The recommended dose is 600 mg per day which should be taken in two separate doses. It is advisable to take this medication at the same time every day, with or without food. However, it is recommended to follow the dosage instructions provided by your physician. Ofloxacin should be stored at room temperature, between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F). The medication should be stored in a cool, dry place, away from heat, light, and moisture. Keep the medication out of reach of children and pets, and ensure it is always stored in its original container to protect it from light. Medications, in general, should be handled with care and users must read the instructions on the packaging carefully. In case of any queries or concerns about storing Ofloxacin 400 mg or any other medications, it is advisable to consult a physician, pharmacist, or local healthcare services for precise and detailed information.

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