FAQs ABOUT ESIPFLOX TABLET
What is ESIPFLOX TABLET used for?
ESIPFLOX TABLET is used in adults in the treatment of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract, ear and sinus, urinary tract, genital tract, gastrointestinal tract, skin and soft tissue, bone and joint, as well as anthrax inhalation exposure infections. ESIPFLOX TABLET is also used in the management of fever in patients with neutropenia-associated infection. Use of ESIPFLOX TABLET in children and adolescents is to treat lung and bronchial infections with cystic fibrosis and complicated urinary tract infections, including infections that cause pyelonephritis (a kidney infection that needs immediate medical attention). Consult your doctor before taking ESIPFLOX TABLET.Is ESIPFLOX TABLET safe to take?
ESIPFLOX TABLET is a relatively safe drug. However, the complications are more comparable to other drugs and hence should only be strictly taken if prescribed by a doctor for your present condition in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.
Can I skip the dose of ESIPFLOX TABLET?
No. You should complete the full course of ESIPFLOX TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. It is important that ESIPFLOX TABLET be taken at the right dose and for the right duration given. Otherwise, the symptoms can prevail and sometimes worsen.
Can the use of ESIPFLOX TABLET cause diarrhoea?
Yes, the use of ESIPFLOX TABLET can cause diarrhoea. It is an antibiotic that eliminates harmful bacteria. However, it also attacks the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if you are experiencing severe diarrhoea after taking ESIPFLOX TABLET.
Can ESIPFLOX TABLET increase the risk of muscle damage?
Yes, the use of ESIPFLOX TABLET is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (Achilles tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take ESIPFLOX TABLET. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.
What will happen if I accidentally take more of ESIPFLOX TABLET?
If you have accidentally overdosed on ESIPFLOX TABLET, you may suffer from reversible kidney toxicity. In such cases, adequate hydration should be maintained. Hence, drink plenty of fluids, to avoid further complications. And consult a doctor immediately and visit the nearby hospital.
Can ESIPFLOX TABLET be given to breastfeeding mothers?
ESIPFLOX TABLET tablet is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers, as the medicine could harm the child. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding before you start taking this medication for infections.
Can I take ESIPFLOX TABLET for my cough and flu?
No, ESIPFLOX TABLET is an antibacterial medicine that acts only against specific kinds of bacterial infections and not against viral infections causing cough and flu. You should not self-medicate ESIPFLOX TABLET without prior consultation with a doctor. Self-prescription is dangerous and can lower the efficacy and therapeutic outcome of ESIPFLOX TABLET leading to antibiotic resistance.