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Ofloxacin 200mg Tablets – Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that belongs to a class of medicines known as quinolone antibiotics. The working mechanism of Ofloxacin lays on treating bacterial infections of the skin, prostate, lungs, urinary tract (bladder, kidney, urethra), and several other infections caused by bacteria. This medicine is recommended by various doctors in the treatment of chest infections (respiratory system), bronchitis, pneumonia, etc. Ofloxacin 200 mg is available with the brand name Fixiflox- 200 at Servocare Lifesciences.
The working mechanism of Ofloxacin lays in deterring the growth of bacteria in the body and killing it. This medicine works by inhibiting the reformation of bacterial cells which prevents the further spread of infection in the body. It averts the formation of a cell wall that is required for the bacteria to remain alive. Moreover, it is also used in the treatment of deep tissue and bone bacterial infections.
Other Uses of Ofloxacin 200 mg Tablets
Ofloxacin is used in the treatment of the following health diseases:
- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
- Gonorrhea/ Chlamydia
- Community-acquired pneumonia
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Traveler’s diarrhea
How to Take Ofloxacin 200mg Tablets?
While proceeding to take Ofloxacin, read out all the instructions mentioned on the label. Follow the directions given by the doctor to not get in contact with the side effects. Take this medicine with food or without food at the same time. Take extra fluids while taking this medicine to keep the working of kidneys proper.
This medicine may have drugs interactions from certain medicines including:
- Pain Killers
- Blood Thinners
- Irregular Heartbeat Medications
- Caffeine Containing Medications
- Vitamin or Mineral Supplements
Dairy products (including milk, yogurt) and calcium-fortified juices.
Ofloxacin 200mg Tablets are not recommended in certain health conditions where the body does not allow it to function. There are certain health disorders in which it is not suitable to take Ofloxacin. Have a look at them:
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Disease
- Hypokalemia (low levels of potassium in the blood)
- High Blood Pressure
- Long QT Syndrome
- Gastrointestinal Diseases
- Central Nervous System Disorders
- Muscle or Nerve Disorder
- Genetic Disease (Ehler’s-Danlos Syndrome
- Blood Circulation Difficulties
- Rheumatoid Arthritis, etc.
People who are having or had the diseases mentioned above should talk to the doctor before consuming this medication.
If you miss any dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose to make it up for the previous one.
Do not take more than precribed dose. If mistakenly did, seek medical help.
There are some side effects of Ofloxacin but it is not mandatory that everyone will get them. Side effects are common and get disappear at a certain time but they become usual or remain stagnant, then it becomes problematic. One must take medica help if he encounters the following side effects after consuming the medicine:
- Vaginal Inflammation
- Loose Stools
- Dizziness, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Is Ofloxacin a habit-fohrming medicine?
No, Ofloxacin is not a habit-forming medicine as it does not contain any habit-forming tendency.
2. Is it safe for pregnant women to take Ofloxacin?
It is not advisable for pregnant women to take Ofloxacin as it may harm the fetus. Consult the doctor before taking the medicine.
3. Is it safe to take this medicine while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended for breastfeeding women to take Ofloxacin as it may get present in breast milk. Talk to the doctor or gynecologist to know about the risks and benefits of the medicine.
4. How long do the effects of Ofloxacin last?
It is estimated the active properties of this medicine lasts in the body for around 1.5-2 days.