Alproxen O Tablet 10'S

OFLOXACIN 200MG+ORNIDAZOLE 500MG
By Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.70.68
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What is ALPROXEN O Tablet used for?

ALPROXEN O Tablet is used for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Periodontitis
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dysentery
  • Gingivitis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

ALPROXEN O Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does ALPROXEN O Tablet work?

In ALPROXEN O Tablet, Ofloxacin belongs to the class of drugs called broad-spectrum antibiotics. This drug acts by blocking certain bacterial enzymes and inhibiting their function. Thus, it helps in inhibiting the bacterial cell division and propagation.

Ornidazole belongs to the class of drugs called imidazole derivatives. The drug acts by binding to certain regions of bacterial DNA and inhibits the bacterial protein synthesis, which is necessary for its survival.

How to take ALPROXEN O Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take ALPROXEN O Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take ALPROXEN O Tablet tablets with or without food.

If you miss a dose of ALPROXEN O Tablet, take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with ALPROXEN O Tablet?

Drugs that interact with ALPROXEN O Tablet include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Amiodarone
  • Anisindione
  • Bupropion
  • Metrizamide
  • Mifepristone
  • Saquinavir
  • Vecuronium
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of ALPROXEN O Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of ALPROXEN O Tablet:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Taste impairment

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Somnolence
  • Tremors
  • Rigidity
  • Seizures
  • Vertigo
  • Temporary loss of consciousness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions ALPROXEN O Tablet?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to ALPROXEN O Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of ALPROXEN O Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if ALPROXEN O Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Be cautious while taking ALPROXEN O Tablet if you have any kidney impairment or epilepsy.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.
  • Avoid ALPROXEN O Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.

You are advised not to take ALPROXEN O Tablet if:

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell  your doctor before taking  ALPROXEN O Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver problem, hypersensitivity, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis or renal insufficiency.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked Questions about ALPROXEN O Tablet

  1. How should ALPROXEN O Tablet be stored?
  2. ALPROXEN O Tablet should be stored at room temperature (15 – 30?C). Protect from light, heat, and moisture.

  3. What are the special dietary instructions that should be followed while taking ALPROXEN O Tablet?
  4. It is advised to avoid consuming milk and dairy products while on ALPROXEN O Tablet medication.

  5. Can I take ALPROXEN O Tablet to treat viral infections?
  6. No, ALPROXEN O Tablet is only prescribed to treat bacterial infections. Please consult your doctor for an appropriate medication in case of any viral infections.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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