FAQs ABOUT PHOFLOX TABLET
Does PHOFLOX TABLET treat urinary tract infections?
Yes. PHOFLOX TABLET is used to treat urinary tract infections. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Does PHOFLOX TABLET make you feel sleepy?
Yes. Avoid consumption of alcohol and do not drive or use any machines during treatment with PHOFLOX TABLET as it can make you feel dizzy or sleepy.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET treat typhoid?
According to some studies, PHOFLOX TABLET can be used to treat typhoid in adults who are infected with S. typhi resistant to other medicines like chloramphenicol, ampicillin and cotrimoxazole. However, consult your doctor before taking PHOFLOX TABLET.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET make me feel suicidal?
PHOFLOX TABLET might come with a risk of suicidal thoughts or actions. If at any time you have this kind of thought, immediately contact your doctor or go to the nearby hospital.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET cause itching?
Yes. PHOFLOX TABLET may cause itching along with rashes. In such cases, avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult your doctor if your symptom does not improve.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET be taken by children?
No. PHOFLOX TABLET is used for adults and is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Your doctor will decide the correct dose or select a suitable alternative therapy for your child.
What if I forget to take a dose of PHOFLOX TABLET?
If you forget to take a dose of PHOFLOX TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for the missed dose.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET be stopped?
Continue taking PHOFLOX TABLET until your doctor tells you to stop, unless you experience any unwanted effects, worsening of your condition or any new symptoms. In such a case, contact your doctor right away. Do not stop taking PHOFLOX TABLET just because you feel better. If you do so, your infection may get worse again.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET be taken in pregnancy?
PHOFLOX TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment with PHOFLOX TABLET.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET be crushed?
No. PHOFLOX TABLET should not be broken, crushed or chewed. Simply swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
Can I take other medicines with PHOFLOX TABLET?
Before taking PHOFLOX TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine, as these might interact with each other and cause serious side effects.
Can PHOFLOX TABLET cause nausea?
Yes. If you feel nauseous, take PHOFLOX TABLET with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. If your symptom gets worse or persist, contact your doctor immediately.
Can I drive a car after taking PHOFLOX TABLET?
Do not drive if you experience sleepiness, dizziness or problems with your eyesight after taking PHOFLOX TABLET. Consult your doctor if you feel any side effects during treatment with PHOFLOX TABLET that may stop you from driving or using machines.