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O2 TAB

O2 Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

O2 Tab is a combination of two antibiotics that effectively kill microorganisms and is used to treat gynecological infections, urinary infections, lung infections and gastrointestinal infections. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredients of O2 Tab are Ofloxacin 200 MG+Ornidazole 500 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

O2 Tab is an antibiotic which works by killing the bacteria that cause infections in the body.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to O2 Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Liver problems
  • Kidney ailments
  • Any other ailments or illnesses that you may have
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history.
  • Before taking this medicine tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

O2 Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in O2 Tab
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
How to Use

How to Use

O2 Tab can be taken with food to avoid nausea. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take O2 Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes some time for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
O2 Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking this medicine, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Tightness in chest
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Rashes
  • Itching
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take O2 Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? This medicine is generally considered to be quite safe to be used during pregnancy. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine is generally considered to be quite safe to be used during lactation. Even though animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby, it is still not yet conclusive as the studies which have been conducted on humans are limited. Therefore, it should be taken by lactation only when recommended by the physician.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tablet, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this medicine and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Ofloxacin for:

This medication 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.

How does Ofloxacin work:

Ofloxacin works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.

How should Ofloxacin be used:

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. 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.

Common side effects of Ofloxacin :

Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Yogurt or probiotics may help. You may get these products at health food stores or in some pharmacies. Tendons may rarely get irritated and tear. Unsafe allergic effects may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Ofloxacin :

Do not give oral product to a child younger than 18 years of age. If you have an allergy to ofloxacin or any other part of this drug. If you have had tendons get irritated or torn when taking this drug or an alike drug in the past. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have myasthenia gravis. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea), even after drug is stopped. Pain in back of the ankle. Joint pain or swelling. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Numbness or tingling in your hands or feet. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Ofloxacin with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Ofloxacin :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Quinolones, Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics, Ear Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of O2 Tab?

O2 Tab is a combination of two antibiotics that effectively kill microorganisms and is used to treat gynecological infections, urinary infections, lung infections and gastrointestinal infections.

Q2. What are the side effects of O2 Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite and headache.

Q3. Should we take O2 Tab with food or without food?

It can be taken with food to avoid nausea.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking O2 Tab?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver ailments, kidney problems should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q5. Does O2 Tab make you sleepy?

Yes. This tab may make you drowsy.

Q6. Is O2 Tab harmful? What does an overdose of O2 Tab lead to?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like tightness in chest, rashes, swelling, sweating, nausea, vomiting and palpitaions. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q7. Can I take O2 Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor about the potential benefits and risks before deciding to take this medicine.

Q8. Can O2 Tab be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

It needs a prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on O2 Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can lower the blood pressure drastically.

Q10. How to store O2 Tab?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing O2 Tab, can I mix it in water and drink it?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q12. Can we give O2 Tab to children?

This medicine is not recommended for use in children since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of O2 Tab?

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.

Q14. How long does the effect of O2 Tab last?

The effect of this medicine can last for an average duration of 24 hours.

Q15. Can we take this medicine daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take this medicine?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take this medicine? / What time can I take this medicine?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
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MEDLEY PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

lane no-03, phase- 1,sidco industrial estate,,bari brahmana, jammu- 181133, india

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MEDLEY PHARMACEUTICALS LTD

lane no-03, phase- 1,sidco industrial estate,,bari brahmana, jammu- 181133, india

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