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Drug information on Oxacin - OZ Tab. (Ofloxacin) from Sandhya Healthcare Remedies Impel Pvt. Ltd.

Oxacin - OZ Tab.

  Tablet
Sandhya Healthcare Remedies Impel Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Ofloxacin
 69.30
200mg, 500mg
1*10
Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Oxacin - OZ Tab. may be prescribed


Side effects of Oxacin - OZ Tab.

   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 Oxacin - OZ Tab.?

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 Oxacin - OZ Tab. not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Oxacin - OZ Tab.

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 Oxacin - OZ Tab.

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Oxacin - OZ Tab.

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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