Zo - 400mg (Floxin )

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Ofloxacin

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    $13.60
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Zo - 400mg $13.6000New
US Brand Name Floxin
Strength 400mg
Generic Name Ofloxacin
Manufacturer FDC
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

Zo 400mg

Zo is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in the urinary tract, respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues. This medicine is used to treat Chlamydia, prostate infections, bronchitis and other skin infections.

 

How it works?

This medicine acts on the DNA gyrase preventing super coiling of DNA during replication and transcription. It inhibits their function and thus hinders the normal cell division process.

 

Important information about Medicine

Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that belongs to the group of fluoroquinolones drugs and is usually prescribed for conditions such as typhoid fever, peritonitis, multi drug resistant tuberculosis, gonorrhea and acute ear and eye infections.

 

Dosage information

Follow instructions on the leaflet and the ones provided by the doctor about the dosage. Try not to change the dose and make sure that you take in plenty of liquids with this medicine.

 

Strengths available

Zo is available in the strength of 400mg.

 

What if you miss a dose?

Do not miss any dose, in case you do, take the missed one immediately. If the time to the next dose is close, leave the missed one and go with your regular dosage routine.

 

What if you overdose?

Never take more than the prescribed dosage; in case you do you might notice symptoms such as vomiting and dizziness. Get in touch with your local medical emergency center immediately or call up the poison center for assistance.

 

Things to be taken care of

Do not take Zo with dairy products such as milk or even with juice, take this medicine with plain water. If you are allergic to levofloxacin or gemifloxacin talk to your doctor before taking this medicine. If you are pregnant or breast feeding consult with your doctor about side effects of this medicine before beginning the course.


Side Effects

Taking Zo might cause several side effects such as breathing problems, hives, swelling of tongue or lips, severe giddiness, pain in the body, tenderness, stiffness in joints, hallucinations, bloody or watery diarrhea, ringing in ears, headache, peeling of skin, blisters, sore throat, seizures, irregular heartbeat, vision problems, swelling of eyelids, pain in the eyes, nausea, change in sleep patterns and anxiety. In case,  any of these symptoms are noticed inform the doctor immediately and seek complete medical assistance. 

 

Interaction with other drugs

Some medicines might interact with Zo and these are warfarin, tizanidine, glyburid, clozapine, cyclosporine, metoclopramide, probenecid, phenytoin, theophylline, ropinirole, diclofenac, ibuprofen and meloxicam. Do not start any new medicine without consulting your doctor while taking Zo. In case, you are on a medicine, inform this to your doctor before you start taking this antibiotic. Avoid taking antacids with this medicine and if on an oral contraceptive discuss with your doctor about other birth control options during the length of the course. 


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