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Drug information on Asflox (Ofloxacin) from Astrantia Remedies Pvt. Ltd.

Asflox

  Tablet   
Astrantia Remedies Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ofloxacin
 44.90
200mg
100Tablet
Asflox is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, skin and skin structure infections, and others. It fights bacteria in the body.

Medical Condition(s) for which Asflox may be prescribed

Acute Ear Infection
MRSA - The Super Bug
Pneumonia
Skin Disease
Skin Disorder
Typhoid and Paratyphoid Enteric Fevers

Side effects of Asflox

   Most Common : Nausea, headache, sleeplessness, genital itching in women, dizziness, vaginal inflammation, diarrhea and vomiting.

   Body as a whole : Weakness, chills, uneasiness, extremity pain and nosebleed.

   Heart : Heart arrest, fluid retention, high blood pressure, low blood pressure, palpitations and dilatation of blood vessels.

   Gastrointestinal : Indigestion.

   Genitourinary : Burning, irritation, pain and rash of the female genitalia, painful menstrual period, irregular periods, painful urination, urinary frequency and urinary retention.

   Musculoskeletal : Joint/muscle pain.

   Central Nervous System : Seizures, anxiety, cognitive change, depression, dream abnormality, emotion, hallucinations, tingling, fainting, unsteadiness, tremor and confusion.

   Metabolic : Increased thirst and weight loss.

   Respiratory : Respiratory arrest, cough and runny nose.

   Skin : Shock, increased sweating and hives.

   Eye and ENT : Hearing loss, ringing in the ear, and sensitivity to light.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dose range is 200 to 800 mg per day in divided doses.
Eye drops- Instill 1-2 drops into affected eye(s) every 4 hours.

How to use Asflox?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. /

When is Asflox not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Asflox

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of joint problems, rheumatoid arthritis, heart, kidney, or lung transplant; Alzheimer disease, seizures, stroke, central nervous system disorder, heart, liver, or kidney disease, decrease in blood minerals, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or light-headedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

Other Precautions for Asflox

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions of Asflox

Store it at room temperature (25-30°C).


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