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TOPCIN OZ TABLET is a combination of Ornidazole and Ofloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. TOPCIN OZ TABLET is used to treat various bacterial infections involving the blood (such as septicemia), brain (such as meningitis), lungs (such as pneumonia, bronchitis), ear and nose (such as sinusitis), urinary tract (such as cystitis), genital infections (including both the male and female genital organs), wound (post-operative infections), reproductive system (such as puerperal sepsis, septic abortion and endometritis) and stomach (such as peritonitis).
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is also used as prophylaxis to prevent bacterial infections during surgical interventions (particularly involving the colon and in gynaecological operations).
Before initiating the treatment with TOPCIN OZ TABLET, your doctor may recommend you to take relevant medical tests to understand your existing condition and to properly use this medicine.
Before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET inform your doctor if have heart disease (such as irregular heartbeat, valve disorder, poor heart function), kidney diseases (such as kidney failure or kidney injury), inflammation of the intestine, fits/seizure, autoimmune disease (such as multiple sclerosis), muscle-weakening diseases (such as myasthenia gravis), weak tendons (tendonitis, tendon rupture, rotator cuff), nerve pain (neuropathy), liver disease, psychiatric illness or emotional imbalances.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) and it should be used with caution in elderly patients.
The common side effects of taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, itching and changes in taste sensation. Consult your doctor immediately if any of the side effects worsen during or after treatment with TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
To treat bacterial infections such as:
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is a combination of Ornidazole and Ofloxacin where Ornidazole kills parasites and bacteria that live in the absence of oxygen by generating harmful molecule which damages the DNA of the parasites and bacteria and ofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic that kills bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of bacterial DNA, hence helps to treat various infections.
Take TOPCIN OZ TABLET as directed by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose, duration and frequency of TOPCIN OZ TABLET for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
Stop taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
Drink lot of fluids such as water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid taking any medicine on your own for treating diarrhea. Consult your doctor if the symptom did not improve.
Take TOPCIN OZ TABLET with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily, fried or spicy foods. Do not lie down or sleep immediately after eating. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.
Sip water regularly and other sugar free liquids. Do not use mouthwashes that contain alcohol because they can make your mouth dry, use mouthwash that is used only for dry mouth. Limit your caffeine intake. Avoid smoking or using tobacco products. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.
Drink ample amount of water and avoid skipping meals. Get adequate rest. Try to be relaxed and stress free. Apply pain relieving balm on your forehead if necessary. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Also, consult your doctor if you are suspecting or planning for pregnancy before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for advice before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
Do not drive or operate any machines after taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET if you feel dizzy, tired, sleepy, temporary loss of consciousness, less alert, spinning sensation of head, impaired vision, shivering, abnormal body movements and seizure/fits.
Do not consume alcohol while taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET as it may aggravate your symptoms such as sleepiness, dizziness and eyesight problems.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with kidney disease or problems. Consult your doctor for advice before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
Do not take TOPCIN OZ TABLET if you are allergic to Ofloxacin or Ornidazole. Also, inform your doctor if you are allergic to other quinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with leaking heart valves (heart valve regurgitation), endocarditis (infection of the heart), irregular or slow heartbeat, family history of prolonged QT interval, weak heart (heart failure), history of heart attack (myocardial infarction). Consult your doctor for advice before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years of age. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Your doctor will decide the dose, duration and frequency of TOPCIN OZ TABLET depending on the severity of your existing condition and other comorbidity conditions.
TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use if you:
Before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET, inform your physician if you:
A. Drug-Drug interactions:
Before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
If you or anyone else accidentally takes too much of TOPCIN OZ TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Overdosage symptoms of TOPCIN OZ TABLET include confusion, dizziness, loss of consciousness, seizure or fit and nausea.
|Drug||:||Ornidazole and Ofloxacin|
|Pharmacological Category||:||Nitroimidazole and Fluoroquinolones|
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Various bacterial infections|
|Dosage Forms||:||Tablet, Capsule, Infusion, Injection, Syrup, Oral Suspension|
Q: Can [GBBNKEYWORD] be used by pregnant women?
A: TOPCIN OZ TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor for advice before taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET, as your doctor may outweigh the risks and benefits during life-threatening situations for use.
Q: Does TOPCIN OZ TABLET cause diarrhea?
A: Yes, TOPCIN OZ TABLET may cause side effects like diarrhea. Drink lot of fluids such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhea. Consult your doctor immediately if the symptoms worsen or persists during treatment with TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
Q: Can TOPCIN OZ TABLET cause tendon weakness?
A: TOPCIN OZ TABLET can increase the risk of tendon weakness or rupture. Stop taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET and consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms like tendon pain in joints, swelling, hearing or feeling a snap or pop in a tendon area, bruising right after an injury in a tendon area, unable to move the affected area or bear weight, etc.
Q: Is TOPCIN OZ TABLET safe to use in patients with heart problems?
A: TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be used with caution if you have heart disease such as irregular heartbeat, poor functioning of the heart, heart attack, poor blood supply to the heart. Your doctor will study your existing heart condition and recommend relevant tests to outweigh the benefits to risks before suggesting you TOPCIN OZ TABLET. If you experience any symptoms such as abnormal heartbeat, sweating, severe loose stools and dizziness after taking TOPCIN OZ TABLET consult your doctor immediately. Also, inform your doctor of the medications you are taking to treat your heart or other conditions.
Q: Is TOPCIN OZ TABLET safe for use in diabetic patients?
A: TOPCIN OZ TABLET should be used with caution if you are having diabetes as this medicine may alter your body’s sugar level. Your doctor may suggest monitoring your body sugar level periodically. Consult your doctor for advice during treatment with TOPCIN OZ TABLET.
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