OFLOMINT 400mg Tablet 10's

Infection Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

OFLOMINT 400MG contains Ofloxacin which belongs to a group of medicines called quinolone antibiotics. It is used to treat conditions such as respiratory tract, urinary tract, gynaecological and skin soft tissue infections. Ofloxacin is bactericidal and its mode of action depends on blocking of bacterial DNA replication by binding itself to an enzyme called DNA gyrase.

Ofloxacin is in a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones which works against bacteria that cause infections and stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. 

Before taking OFLOMINT 400MG inform your doctor if you have any allergic reactions, liver, kidney or heart problems. Inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It is not suitable for children and adolescents below 18 years of age.  The common side effects are nausea, stomach pain, diarrhoea or headache.

USES OF OFLOMINT 400MG

  • Treats respiratory tract, urinary tract, gynaecological and skin soft tissue infections (bacterial infections)

HOW OFLOMINT 400MG WORKS

OFLOMINT 400MG works against bacteria that cause infections and stops the growth of the bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase thus prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing them.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take OFLOMINT 400MG as instructed by your doctor. Swallow as whole and do not crush or chew. Do not exceed the recommended dose. 

SIDE EFFECTS OF OFLOMINT 400MG

SERIOUS

  • blurred, double or altered colour vision

COMMON

  • nausea
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhoea
  • headache

RARE

  • difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips and throat
  • skin rashes
  • inflammation of the bowel
  • numbness or tingling in the hands and feet

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids and ORS can be used to prevent dehydration.

Nausea:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks, eat bland foods and avoid fried or sweet foods.

Stomach pain:

Place a warm water bottle on your abdomen. Soak in a warm bath. Drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

Headache:

Rest and drink plenty of fluids. Apply a wet or cold cloth to forehead and rest in a quiet, comfortable, dark room.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There are limited studies available on OFLOMINT 400MG and it may cause harmful effects on the developing baby. Consult your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

There are limited human data suggests that the OFLOMINT 400MG may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Consult your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience sleepy, dizzy or eyesight problems. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this OFLOMINT 400MG.

KIDNEY

OFLOMINT 400MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease, if needed dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

OFLOMINT 400MG should be used with caution in patients with liver disease, if needed dose will be adjusted accordingly. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Ofloxacin.

HEART DISEASE

OFLOMINT 400MG should be used with caution in patients with irregular heartbeat, heart failure or any other heart conditions. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor before taking this medicine, if you have or had,

  • allergic reactions
  • epilepsy
  • history of inflammation and swelling of the tendons (tendonitis)
  • inherited disorder that affects the red blood cells
  • aortic aneurysm
  • mental illness
  • salt imbalance in the blood
  • myasthenia gravis
  • diabetes

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • ciprofloxacin, nadifloxacin, norfloxacin (treats infection)
  • quinidine, hydroquinidine, disopyramide, amiodarone, sotalol, dofetilide, ibutilide (treats heart problems)
  • clomipramine, amitriptyline (used to treat depression)
  • erythromycin, clarithromycin, azithromycin
  • medicines or dietary supplements that contain iron (for anaemia) or zinc
  • sucralfate (used for stomach ulcers)
  • antacids, cimetidine
  • corticosteroids, used for treatment of inflammation and swelling
  • ibuprofen or diclofenac and theophylline
  • glibenclamide (treats diabetes)
  • probenecid (used for gout)
  • methotrexate (used for rheumatism)
  • warfarin (treats blood clot)
  • didanosine (used to treat HIV infections)
  • furosemide

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ofloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Quinolone antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Oral solution, Syrup, Cream, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT OFLOMINT 400MG

Can I stop taking OFLOMINT 400MG when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

Can the use of OFLOMINT 400MG cause diarrhea?

Yes. It may cause diarrhea, if you are experiencing severe diarrhea, consult your doctor for advice.

How long does OFLOMINT 400MG take to work?

Usually, it starts working soon after taking and it may take some days to act against the harmful bacteria.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015.Page. 1011-13.

2. Mylan, Potters Bar. Gerard Laboratories. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Sep, 2020] [Accessed on August 26, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8480.pdf

3. Teva Pharmaceutical Works Ltd. Pharmachemie B.V. May, 2021. [Accessed on August 26, 2021] https://mri.cts-mrp.eu/human/downloads/NL_H_4742_001_FinalPL.pdf

4. Medlineplus. [Revised on July 15, 2019] [Accessed on August 26, 2021] https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a691005.html

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count
  • Peripheral Smear Examination

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    OFLOXACIN 400 mg
    Hsn Code
    30042034
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