Koseflox 200mg Tablet

Brand Name Koseflox 200mg Tablet
Salt Composition Ofloxacin (200mg)
Strength 200mg
Product Form Tablet
Pack 10 Tablet(s) in Strip
Storage Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Category Antibiotic
Country of Origin India
Manufacturer Kosmed Formulations
Manufacturer/Marketer AddressKosmed Formulations, Plot No - 382, Industrial Area, Phase - II, Panchkula - 134113, Haryana
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M.R.P : Rs.56.00    

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    Medical Description of Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infection by preventing the bacteria from reproduction and repairing themselves. Mainly bacterial infection targets the nose, throat, lungs, skin and soft tissues, bone and joints, genitals and urinary tract.

    This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms. And not treat viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections.


    Koseflox 200mg Tablet Uses

    Used in the treatment of the following bacterial infections such as Urinary tract infection, Pneumonia, Pneumonia with cystic fibrosis, Bronchitis, Pyelonephritis, Cystitis, Urethritis, Prostatitis, Skin and soft tissue infections, Bone and joint infection, Gonorrhoea and Traveller’s diarrhoea.


    Koseflox 200mg Tablet Benefits

    Used in the treatment of the following bacterial infections such as:

    Urinary Tract Infection

    Infection to the urinary tract includes the kidneys, bladder, ureters or urethra is called urinary tract infection caused by bacteria. Most common infection in humans. In some cases, this infection caused by fungi or viruses. Ofloxacin is used to treat this infection caused by bacteria.

    Pneumonia

    Infection and inflammation to the air sacs of lungs called Pneumonia caused by bacteria. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Pneumonia with cystic fibrosis

    It is an inherited disease thick mucus build up in the lungs and develops the growth of bacteria like Staphylococcus aureus and Hemophilus influenza. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Bronchitis

    Infection of the swelling and irritation of bronchial tubes (air passage tubes in the lungs) called bronchitis caused by the bacteria. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Pyelonephritis

    Infection to the kidney is caused due to a bacterial infection called Pyelonephritis. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Cystitis

    Inflammation and infection to the bladder become irritated, swollen or red caused due by bacterial infection called Cystitis. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Urethritis

    Infection of the urethra is caused by bacteria called Urethritis. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Prostatitis

    Infection and inflammation of the prostate gland produce semen caused by Escherichia coli, pseudomonas and enterococcus species. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Skin and soft tissue infections

    Infections such as cellulitis wound infection and cutaneous abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are related to skin and skin structure infections, treated by this medicine.

    Gonorrhoea

    It is a sexually transmitted infection that infects both men and women caused by Neisseria gonorrhoea bacteria. Ofloxacin is used to treat this bacterial gonococcal infection.

    Bone and joint infection

    Infection to the bone and joints due to the bacteria called bone and joint infection. This medicine is used to treat this bacterial infection.

    Traveller’s diarrhoea

    3 to 4 times lose stools/ watery stools in 24 hours and stomach cramps occurred due to infection of the stomach and intestine.  It occurs due to the contamination of food and water consumed. This infection is treated by this medicine.


    Koseflox 200mg Tablet Indication

    Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as: Urinary tract infection, Pneumonia, Pneumonia with cystic fibrosis, Bronchitis, Pyelonephritis, Cystitis, Urethritis, Prostatitis, Skin and soft tissue infections, Bone and joint infection, Gonorrhoea and Traveller’s diarrhoea.


    Mechanism of action of Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infection by binding the bacterial enzyme DNA gyrase and stops the action of bacterial multiplication by killing them. Then it prevents bacterial reproduction and repairing themselves.


    How Koseflox 200mg Tablet works

    Ofloxacin medicine is worked by binding the bacterial enzyme DNA gyrase and stops the action of bacterial multiplication by killing them.  Then it prevents bacterial reproduction and repairing themselves.


    Koseflox 200mg Tablet Contraindication

    • Inform your doctor if you have a history of epilepsy
    • Inform your age to doctor if you are less than 18
    • Inform your doctor if you feel pain in tendons, numbness or tingling sensations
    • Inform your doctor if you are  pregnant or breastfeeding or planning for pregnancy


    Koseflox 200mg Tablet Side Effects

    • Diarrhoea
    • Stomach pain
    • Headache
    • Dark or clay coloured stools
    • Dizziness
    • Joint pain
    • Muscle pain
    • Excessive gas in the stomach
    • Fever
    • Loose stools
    • Difficulty or painful urination
    • Abdominal pain
    • Chest pain
    • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
    • Change in taste
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Runny nose
    • Painful urination
    • Loss of appetite
    • Anxiety
    • White patches in the mouth or on the tongue
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears


    FAQs for Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    • Does Koseflox 200mg Tablet have a habit-forming drug?

    No, it is not a habit-forming drug

    • What is the time duration for Koseflox 200mg Tablet to react on the body?

    It starts its action starts within 1 to 2 hours after administration. It will take 2 to 3 days to feel better relief.

    • How long will sustain in our body?

    It remains for 12-20 hours in our body.

    • Is it safe during pregnancy?

    No. It is not safe during pregnancy. Not mentioned clearly. If necessary to take. Consult your doctor before taking this drug.

    • Is it safe with alcohol?

    No. it is not safe with alcohol consumption. Consult your doctor and then consume for a better life.


    Precautions and general warning of Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    Alcohol

    No. it is not safe to consume alcohol. Kindly consult with your doctor.

    Driving or operating machinery

    It is not safe in driving. This medicine causes dizziness, confusion, fits in some people and alters the ability to drive. Kindly consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

    Pregnancy

    No. It is not safe during pregnancy. Not mentioned clearly. If it is necessary to take the medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor before taking the medicine.

    Breast Feeding

    No. It is not safe during breastfeeding. Not mentioned clearly. If it is necessary to take the medicine. Kindly consult with your doctor before taking the medicine.

    Kidney Problem

    It should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Then it develops the risk of kidney damage. Inform your doctor and then take. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.

    Liver Disease

    It should be used with caution in patient with liver impairment. Then it develops risk of liver damage. Informed to the doctor before consuming this medicine. Dose adjustment is needed to reduce the risk of liver damage.


    How to Take Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    Always be a complete course of medicines should be taken as prescribed by the doctor. Don’t stop the course of medicines even if you feel better. It tends to increase antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may be resistant to antibiotics).

    It should be taken with or without food. It is better to take with to avoid stomach upset. But take it at a fixed time.

    Take the correct dose and duration of medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Swallow the whole tablet at once. Do not chew, crush or break it.


    Use of Koseflox 200mg Tablet in Adult

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in an adult patient if it is prescribed by your doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor


    Use of Koseflox 200mg Tablet in children

    Kindly consult with your doctor


    Use of Koseflox 200mg Tablet in Elderly Patients

    It is considered safe to use this medicine in an elder patient if it is prescribed by your doctor. Kindly consult with your doctor


    Other general warnings

    Antibiotic resistance       

    Finish the complete course of antibiotics even if you feel better. Otherwise, it will lead to Antibiotic resistance (the bacteria may be resistant to antibiotics). After taking of complete course not feel better, consult your doctor for better improvement.

    Tendinitis and Tendon rupture

    This medicine causes tendinitis and tendon rupture, which mainly affects your shoulder, hands, ankles or other joints parts of your body. And muscle damage also occurs usually on the tendons that surround the muscles. It may experience pain, numbness or tingling sensations in your muscles. It should be a risk in patients of more than 60 years of age or undergone a transplant of kidney, heart or lung. If necessary, then needs dose adjustment or replacement. Consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

    Photosensitivity

    This medicine may develop sensitivity to sunlight or tanning lights.  Advised to use sunglasses and wear protective clothing to avoid this effect.


    Talk to your doctor if

    • If you are allergic to Ofloxacin. Informed the doctor before prescribing this medicine.
    • If you noticed any allergic symptoms like skin rashes, swelling, breathing difficulty and itching.
    • Immediately consult your doctor for better treatment.


    General instructions

    • Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infection by preventing the bacteria from reproduction and repairing themselves. Mainly bacterial infection targets the nose, throat, lungs, skin and soft tissues, bone and joints, genitals and urinary tract.
    • Take the full prescribed dose of the medicine, do not stop or skip the medicine even you feel better. Complete the full course of the treatment.


    Drug Interaction of Koseflox 200mg Tablet

    Drug-Drug Interaction

    Ethinyl estradiol       

    It is a contraceptive pill. This medicine alters the action of Ethinylestradiol. Consult your doctor before taking these medicines together. Dose adjustment is needed if prescribed.

    Corticosteroids

    This medicine alters the action of corticosteroids. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Quinidine

    It is an antiarrhythmic drug used in cardiac diseases. This medicine alters the action of quinidine. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Escitalopram

    It is an antidepressant, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor used to treat seizures. This medicine alters the action of escitalopram. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Aspirin

    This medicine alters the action of aspirin, which leads to worsening the patient health conditions. Consult your doctor and then consume for a better life.

    Warfarin

    It is an anticoagulant drug. This medicine increases the levels of warfarin in our body leads to an increase in INR levels. It leads to the risk of serious bleeding. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Antacids

    Antacids containing aluminium and magnesium are used for indigestion. This medicine alters the action of antacids. It is better to give this medicine at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Decreased effect

    This medicine decreases the absorption effect of iron, vitamin and mineral supplements, sucralfate or didanosine levels. These medicine levels may be decreased by antineoplastic agents. Consult your doctor and then consume.

    Increased effect

    This medicine increases caffeine, warfarin, cyclosporine, procainamide and theophylline toxicity/serum levels. These medicine levels may be increased by cimetidine and probenecid.

    Drug-Food Interaction

    Using this medicine with dairy products should be given at least 2 to 4 hours time gap between them. Otherwise, they worsen the patient health condition.

    Drug-Disease Interaction

    Central nervous system disorder

    Using of this medicine is needs caution in patients with seizures, other central nervous system abnormalities or fits. It causes hallucinations, anxiety, confusion and restlessness etc. Inform the doctor, they will do dose adjustment or replacement if needed. If necessary to take this medicine with seizure medications.

    Colitis                 

    This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhoea. This drug should be used caution in patients with gastrointestinal disease, especially colitis (swelling of the colon inner lining). It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    Diarrhoea

    This medicine kills the good helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhoea. It leads to worsening the patient’s health condition. Better to take probiotics with this medicine to avoid diarrhoea. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

    Kidney disease

    It should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Then it develops the risk of kidney damage. Inform your doctor and then take. Dose adjustment should be done based on the clinical condition.

    QT Prolongation

    This medicine is used caution in patients with heart diseases or electrolyte disturbances. It causes chest pain or discomfort, heart palpitations etc. if necessary, then dose adjustment or replacement is needed. Consult your doctor and then consume.


    Over Dose

    Take the doses properly as directed by the doctor. Do not be taken as an overdose. If you are taken, unfortunately, immediately consult the doctor.


    Missed Dose

    Do not skip the dose of Ofloxacin as directed by the doctor. If your skip the dose, take it immediately. If you skipped the dose, it's nearer to the next dose, take properly one dose, do not be taken as double the dose. It leads to overdose, immediately consult the doctor.


    Storage and Disposal

    • Stored at 10-30ºC room temperature.
    • Protect from light and heat.
    • Keep away from children. Unless it becomes toxic to them.
    • Disposed of properly in a suitable dustbin.


    Fast Tag

    • Ofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infection by preventing the bacteria from reproduction and repairing themselves.
    • This medicine is not used for common flu and cold symptoms. And not treat viral infections. This medicine is commonly prescribed for cough and colds caused by bacterial infections.
    • This medicine is not administered to children under 16 years of age. Consult your doctor and then consume.
    • This medicine is contraindicated to allergy, tendinitis or tendon rupture and myasthenia gravis.