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Drug information on OF Derm (Ofloxacin) from J.B.Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

OF Derm

  Cream
J.B.Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Ofloxacin
 46.73
0.75% / 2% / 1% / 0.05% / 0.2% / 0.02%
15g
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Medical Condition(s) for which OF Derm may be prescribed


Side effects of OF Derm

   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 OF Derm?

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 OF Derm not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for OF Derm

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 OF Derm

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for OF Derm

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


Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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