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Ofloxacin + Ornidazole, a combined formulation of antibiotics, are prescribed for the treatment of peridonitis, diarrhoea, dysentery, gingivitis and pelvic inflammatory disease.

Pharmacodynamics

Ornidazole:

Ornidazole reduce the nitro group to more reactive amine groups that interrupt with the formation of microbial DNA. The action of Ornidazole results in loss of helical structure and DNA breakdown.

Ofloxacin:

Ofloxacin inhibits the formation of bacterial DNA gyrase. Ofloxacin is effective against Mycobacterium species including M. leprae, M. tuberculosis and Chlamydia trachomatis.

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole Indications / Ofloxacin + Ornidazole Uses

No information available

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole Adverse Reactions / Ofloxacin + Ornidazole Side Effects

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole can cause vaginitis, tendon damage, anaphylactic reactions, nausea or vomiting, abdominal pain, hallucinations, diarrhoea, dizziness, insomnia and photosensitivity.

Precautions

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole is contraindicated in patients with blood dyscrasias, neurological disorders, hepatic disorders, suspected CNS disorders,

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole may interact with acenocoumarol, anisindione, calcium salts including calcium acetate, NSAIDs, antacids, hematinics and muscle relaxants such as vecuronium bromide.

Other Interactions

Do not consume alcohol while taking Ofloxacin + Ornidazole

Dosage

The dosage and duration should be as prescribed by a physician

Food(before/after)

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole can be taken before or after food intake

List of Contraindications

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole and Pregnancy

USFDA pregnancy category C. May be or may not be harmful to an unborn baby. Consult your doctor if you are in gestation or plan to have a baby during Ofloxacin + Ornidazole treatment.

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole and Lactation

It is not known whether Ofloxacin + Ornidazole can pass through the breast milk or not. Nursing mothers should avoid breastfeeding while taking Ofloxacin + Ornidazole.

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole and Children

The dosage and duration should be as prescribed by a physician

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole and Geriatic

No information available

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole and Other Contraindications

No information available

Storage

No information available

Lab interference

No information available

Ofloxacin + Ornidazole brands in India:

Intraflox-OZ Mastofor

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