ABOUT THE DRUG:
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic drug used to fight various infections. Ofloxacin is available under several trade names such as Zo (made by FDC), among a host of several other brands.
USES OF THE DRUG:
It is used to fight several bacterial infections and is prescribed for the treatment of bronchitis, Pneumonia, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and prostate infections. Ofloxacin may also be given for conditions not mentioned above.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that works to kill the bacterial infection by blocking the bacterial DNA replication procedure.
Zo Tablets (200 mg) is manufactured by FDC, India. You can buy Zo-200 mg Tablets online at Pillsblue.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the tablets form in the following strengths on our website:
Zo tablets (200 mg)
Zo tablets (400 mg)
DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Are breastfeeding or planning to breast feed
Have liver disease
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Having a condition known as pseudotumor cerebri
Have kidney problems
Have breathing problem
Have heart rhythm problem
Have bleeding or blood clotting disorders
Have stomach ulcers or ulcerative colitis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Take Ofloxacin strictly as prescribed by your doctor. Never alter the dosage by any amount or use it for longer than prescribed period. All medications come with a patient leaflet that contains complete information about the drug. Read it carefully for more details. Always complete the dose. Buy Zo 200 mg online from Pillsblue.com.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Take Ofloxacin with a glass of water (8oz.). It is always better to consume several extra glasses of water or liquids each day while taking this medication. Ofloxacin may be taken with or without food, but make it a habit to take the medication at the same time every day.
Dont consume dairy items like milk; yogurt or calcium fortified juices while taking Ofloxacin though you can have them as part of your regular meal and not while taking the medication. The reason is that the dairy items can make the medication less effective.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
Take the drug as long as the doctor prescribes you to do. Do not stop taking the medicine without the doctor?s advice.
You may experience symptoms like seizure, weakness, urination problems, or blue lips with anemic skin. Seek medical attention in case you find you have used more of this medicine or if you find any kind of discomfort after taking this medicine
Dont miss even a single dose of Ofloxacin or any medication, especially antibiotics. However, if you miss a dose of Ofloxacin for any reasons, take it as soon as you remember. Dont take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Dont take two doses very close to each other to make up for the missed dose.
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZO 200MG:
Swelling On Face
Lips, Or Tongue
Vision Problems Like Pain In Eye
Snapping Or Popping Sound
Stiffness In Joints
Watery Or Bloody Diarrhea
Ringing In Ears;
Decreased Or Dark Colored Urination
Easy Bruising Or Bleeding
Severe Skin Reaction
Red Or Purple Rash That Leads To Blistering And Peeling
Pale Or Yellow Skin
Changes In Sleep Patterns Including Insomnia Or Nightmare
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Some medications with which Ofloxacin may interact are tizanidine (Zanaflex), blood thinner like Warfaring (Coumadin, Jantoven); Clozapine(Clozaril, Fazaclo); Cyclosporine; Glyburid; Methotrexate; Metoclopramide; Phenytoin; Probenecid; Ropinirole; Theophylline; Ibuprofen; Dicloefenac;; Meloxicam; or Steroids.
Don’t take it together with Ofloxacin and let your doctor know if you are using the above mentioned medications. You may use them depending on your doctors advice.
The list of drugs above with which Ofloxacin can interact is not complete and there may be other drugs which can interact with it. Always consult your doctor before starting a new medication and before stopping or altering the course of any existing one.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Avoid unnecessary exposure to sunlight and tanning beds. Ofloxacin intake can make you prone to sunburn. Remember to wear proper covering clothes and apply appropriate sunscreen with at least 30 SPF on exposed portion when outdoors.
Avoid doing things which require more attention and alertness while taking Ofloxacin as it impairs your thinking or reflexes.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else
This drug may cause dizziness or blurred vision
Don?t exceed the recommended dose
ZO 200 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
You may experience nausea and stomach pain as the side effects of this medicine. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own, but do consult your doctor if they bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may also occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. Rarely, some people may have a severe allergic reaction that needs urgent medical attention. Signs of this include rash, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, shortness of breath, or breathing problems. Let your doctor know if you have a history of kidney disease.
USES OF ZO TABLET
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF ZO TABLET
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF ZO TABLET
Common side effects of ZO
HOW TO USE ZO TABLET
HOW ZO TABLET WORKS