OFLOXACIN 400MG

Introduction

TABLETS (Ofloxacin) Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine. • Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. • If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. • This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours. • If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. In this leaflet: 1. What Ofloxacin is and what it is used for 2. Before you take Ofloxacin 3. How to take Ofloxacin 4. Possible side effects 5. How to store Ofloxacin 6. Further information 1. WHAT OFLOXACIN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called quinolones. Ofloxacin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection. Ofloxacin is used to treat infections of the skin, lungs, urinary tract, and ears. It is also used to treat some sexually transmitted diseases. 2. BEFORE YOU TAKE OFLOXACIN Do not take Ofloxacin if: • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ofloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Ofloxacin (listed in section 6) • you are pregnant or breast-feeding • you are taking tizanidine (a muscle relaxant) or ciclosporin (an immunosuppressant) • you are taking theophylline (a medicine used to treat asthma) • you are taking a medicine called a quinolone or a fluoroquinolone. Take special care with Ofloxacin: • If you have kidney or liver problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have epilepsy, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have myasthenia gravis (a muscle disorder), your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of tendon problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of heart problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of psychiatric problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of kidney stones, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of diabetes, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of allergies, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of liver problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of stomach or intestinal problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of joint problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of blood disorders, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of kidney or liver disease, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you have a history of HIV infection, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. • If you are taking any other medicines, including those available to buy without a prescription, herbal and complementary medicines, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. Taking other medicines Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. This includes herbal medicines. This is because Ofloxacin can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Ofloxacin works. In particular, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following: • tizanidine (a muscle relaxant) • ciclosporin (an immunosuppressant) • theophylline (a medicine used to treat asthma) • a medicine called a quinolone or a fluoroquinolone. Pregnancy and breast-feeding Do not take Ofloxacin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Driving and using machines Ofloxacin may cause dizziness or blurred vision. If you are affected, do not drive or use any tools or machines. 3. HOW TO TAKE OFLOXACIN Always take Ofloxacin exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The usual dose is: Adults and children over 12 years: The usual dose is 400mg twice a day. Children under 12 years: Ofloxacin is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Elderly: The usual dose is 400mg twice a day. If you have kidney or liver problems, your doctor may need to adjust your dose. How to take Ofloxacin Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. Do not chew the tablets. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take more than your doctor has told you to. If you take more Ofloxacin than you should If you take more Ofloxacin than you should, tell your doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department straight away. Take the medicine pack with you. This is so the doctor knows what you have taken. If you forget to take Ofloxacin If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop taking Ofloxacin Do not stop taking Ofloxacin until your doctor tells you to. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist. 4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS Like all medicines, Ofloxacin can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Stop taking Ofloxacin and tell your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following serious side effects: • Allergic reactions such as rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, difficulty breathing or swallowing. • Severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, chills, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. • Severe headache, confusion, dizziness, or seizures. • Severe muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. • Severe joint pain or swelling. • Unusual bleeding or bruising. • Unusual tiredness or weakness. • Dark urine or pale stools. • Blurred vision or other changes in vision. • Hearing loss or ringing in the ears. Other side effects may include: • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain, indigestion, or loss of appetite. • Headache, dizziness, or drowsiness. • Skin rash, itching, or hives. • Changes in taste. • Vaginal itching or discharge. • Joint pain or swelling. • Muscle pain or weakness. • Difficulty sleeping. • Changes in blood tests. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. 5. HOW TO STORE OFLOXACIN Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not use Ofloxacin after the expiry date which is stated on the carton and blister after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package in order to protect from light and moisture. Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help to protect the environment. 6. FURTHER INFORMATION What Ofloxacin contains The active substance is ofloxacin. Each tablet contains 400mg of ofloxacin. The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, maize starch, povidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, macrogol 6000, titanium dioxide (E171), iron oxide yellow (E172), iron oxide red (E172). What Ofloxacin looks like and contents of the pack Ofloxacin 400mg Tablets are yellow, round, biconvex tablets, marked with “OFL” on one side and “400” on the other side. They are available in packs of 10, 14, 20, 28, 30, 50, 56, 60, 84, 90, 100, 112, 120, 168, 180, 200, 250, 500 and 1000 tablets. Not all pack sizes may be marketed. Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer The Marketing Authorisation Holder is: Accord Healthcare Limited, Sage House, 319 Pinner Road, North Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 4HF, UK. The Manufacturer is: Accord Healthcare Limited, Sage House, 319 Pinner Road, North Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 4HF, UK. This leaflet was last revised in: October 2020.

Uses

Uses

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is most commonly used to treat infections of the skin, lungs, prostate, and urinary tract. It is available in tablet, capsule, and liquid form. The usual adult dose of ofloxacin is 400 mg twice daily for 7 to 14 days.

Directions for Use

TABLETS Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine. • Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again. • If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. • This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours. • If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist. In this leaflet: 1. What Ofloxacin is and what it is used for 2. Before you take Ofloxacin 3. How to take Ofloxacin 4. Possible side effects 5. How to store Ofloxacin 6. Further information 1. WHAT OFLOXACIN IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Ofloxacin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolones. Ofloxacin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing the bacteria that cause the infection. Ofloxacin is used to treat infections of the lungs, skin, urinary tract, and ears. It is also used to treat gonorrhea. 2. BEFORE YOU TAKE OFLOXACIN Do not take Ofloxacin if: • you are allergic (hypersensitive) to ofloxacin or any of the other ingredients of Ofloxacin (listed in section 6) • you are pregnant or breast-feeding • you are taking tizanidine (a muscle relaxant) • you are taking theophylline (a medicine used to treat asthma) • you are taking a medicine called astemizole (used to treat allergies) • you are taking a medicine called terfenadine (used to treat allergies) Take special care with Ofloxacin: • If you have kidney or liver problems, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of epilepsy, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of tendon problems, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of myasthenia gravis (a muscle disorder), your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of heart problems, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of psychiatric illness, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. • If you have a history of joint problems, your doctor may need to adjust the dose of Ofloxacin. Taking other medicines: Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription. In particular, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the following medicines: • anticoagulants (medicines used to thin the blood) • medicines used to treat diabetes • medicines used to treat depression • medicines used to treat epilepsy • medicines used to treat high blood pressure • medicines used to treat HIV infection • medicines used to treat fungal infections • medicines used to treat tuberculosis • medicines used to treat gout • medicines used to treat arthritis • medicines used to treat heart problems • medicines used to treat mental illness • medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease • medicines used to treat stomach ulcers • medicines used to treat asthma • medicines used to treat allergies • medicines used to treat infections • medicines used to treat cancer • medicines used to treat thyroid problems • medicines used to treat malaria • medicines used to treat high cholesterol • medicines used to treat hepatitis • medicines used to treat kidney problems • medicines used to treat liver problems • medicines used to treat seizures • medicines used to treat anxiety • medicines used to treat pain • medicines used to treat inflammation • medicines used to treat blood disorders • medicines used to treat muscle disorders • medicines used to treat sleep disorders • medicines used to treat urinary tract infections • medicines used to treat skin infections • medicines used to treat eye infections • medicines used to treat ear infections • medicines used to treat fungal infections • medicines used to treat bacterial infections • medicines used to treat viral infections • medicines used to treat gonorrhea • medicines used to treat malaria • medicines used to treat tuberculosis • medicines used to treat HIV infection • medicines used to treat fungal infections • medicines used to treat bacterial infections • medicines used to treat viral infections • medicines used to treat gonorrhea • medicines used to treat malaria • medicines used to treat 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Storage

Ofloxacin 400mg should be stored at a temperature between 15°C and 30°C (59°F and 86°F). It should be kept away from light and moisture.

Treatment

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic medication used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It belongs to a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. Ofloxacin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It is usually taken by mouth as a tablet or capsule, or as an oral suspension. Common side effects of ofloxacin include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache.

Benefits

TABLET

1. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, bronchitis, and prostatitis.

2. It is also used to treat certain sexually transmitted diseases, such as gonorrhea and chlamydia.

3. It can help reduce inflammation and pain associated with these infections.

4. It can also help reduce the risk of complications from these infections, such as abscesses and sepsis.

5. It is generally well tolerated and has few side effects.

6. It is available in both oral and intravenous forms, making it convenient for patients to take.

Side Effects

Common side effects of Ofloxacin 400mg include:

1. Nausea
2. Diarrhea
3. Headache
4. Abdominal pain
5. Vomiting
6. Rash
7. Dizziness
8. Insomnia
9. Fatigue
10. Itching

Precautions and Warnings

Ofloxacin 400mg is an antibiotic medication used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Common side effects of Ofloxacin 400mg include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, and rash. More serious side effects may include seizures, confusion, hallucinations, and tendon rupture.

Before taking Ofloxacin 400mg, tell your doctor if you have a history of liver or kidney disease, myasthenia gravis, seizures, or a history of tendon problems.

Ofloxacin 400mg may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how this medication affects you.

Ofloxacin 400mg may interact with other medications, including antacids, vitamins, and supplements. Tell your doctor about all medications you are taking.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are allergic to any of its ingredients.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking tizanidine, a muscle relaxant.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking theophylline, a medication used to treat asthma.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking warfarin, a blood thinner.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking probenecid, a medication used to treat gout.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any other antibiotics.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of Long QT Syndrome.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of an allergic reaction to any other quinolone antibiotic.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of joint problems.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of heart problems.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of kidney or liver disease.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of myasthenia gravis.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of seizures.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you have a history of tendon problems.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any other medications, including vitamins and supplements.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any other antibiotics.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any other medications that can cause QT prolongation.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause photosensitivity.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause liver damage.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause kidney damage.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause an increased risk of bleeding.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause an increased risk of seizures.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause an increased risk of tendon problems.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause an increased risk of heart problems.

Do not take Ofloxacin 400mg if you are taking any medications that can cause an increased risk of an allergic reaction.

How Does It Work?

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic medication used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Ofloxacin comes in tablet, capsule, and liquid form. The usual adult dose of ofloxacin is 400 mg taken twice daily. It is usually taken with food or milk to reduce stomach upset. Ofloxacin should be taken for the full course of treatment prescribed by your doctor, even if you start to feel better. If you stop taking ofloxacin too soon, the infection may not be completely cured and the bacteria may become resistant to the medication.

advice

Safety Advice

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q: Can I take during pregnancy?

No, it is not recommended to take Ofloxacin 400mg during pregnancy. Ofloxacin is a type of antibiotic that belongs to the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics. This class of antibiotics has been associated with an increased risk of birth defects and other complications when taken during pregnancy. Therefore, it is best to avoid taking Ofloxacin 400mg during pregnancy.

feeding

Breast Feeding

Can I take while breastfeeding?

It is not recommended to take Ofloxacin 400mg while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor for more information.

alcohol

Alcohol

Can I consume alcohol with?

No, it is not recommended to consume alcohol while taking Ofloxacin 400mg. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects such as nausea, dizziness, and headaches. It can also increase the risk of liver damage.

driving

Driving

Can I drive if I have consumed?

No, you should not drive if you have consumed OFLOXACIN 400MG. OFLOXACIN 400MG can cause drowsiness, dizziness, and blurred vision, which can impair your ability to drive safely.

(FAQs)

Q: What is ofloxacin 400mg used for?
A: Ofloxacin 400mg is an antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, including urinary tract infections, skin infections, and respiratory infections. It may also be used to treat certain sexually transmitted diseases.