OFM 50/100 Suspension

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OFM 50/100 Suspension


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MANUFACTURER

Lekar Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Ofloxacin (50mg/5ml) + Metronidazole (100mg/5ml)

INTRODUCTION

OFM 50/100 Suspension is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat the infection.

OFM 50/100 Suspension is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

OFM 50/100 Suspension may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

USES OF OFM ORAL SUSPENSION

  • Diarrhea
  • Dysentery

SIDE EFFECTS OF OFM ORAL SUSPENSION

Common
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Headache

HOW TO USE OFM ORAL SUSPENSION

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. OFM 50/100 Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW OFM ORAL SUSPENSION WORKS

OFM 50/100 Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Metronidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Metronidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings Alcohol
Consuming alcohol while taking OFM 50/100 Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
warnings Pregnancy
OFM 50/100 Suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Breastfeeding
OFM 50/100 Suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
warnings Driving
OFM 50/100 Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
OFM 50/100 Suspension may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
OFM 50/100 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of OFM 50/100 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Liver
OFM 50/100 Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of OFM 50/100 Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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