Aerolox-O Tablet 10's
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's contains a class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones, primarily used to treat infections caused by bacteria including pneumonia, gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted disease), typhoid fever, infectious diarrhoea, and infections of the skin, eye/ear, bone, joint, abdomen, and prostate (male reproductive gland). A bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grow in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's contains antibacterial Ofloxacin, which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections. It is bactericidal and works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells and kills the bacteria, thereby preventing the further spread of the infection. Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is a broad-spectrum antibiotic against most Gram-negative bacteria, many Gram-positive bacteria and some anaerobes bacteria (that live without oxygen).
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is advised to take with food and be taken at a fixed time to achieve maximum effect. Do not take Aerolox-O Tablet 10's with dairy products as it may lower its efficacy. You may experience sleep problems, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, itching, external genital itching in women, vaginal inflammation (vaginitis) and taste changes in some cases. Most of these side effects of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. If you experience any allergic reaction symptoms such as rashes, itching, swelling, or shortness of breath, immediately contact the doctor.
Inform your doctor if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. Inform your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant, are pregnant, or breastfeeding. Use of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon (tough tissue that connects muscle to bone) rupture in all ages. People taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's who are over 60 years are at high risk, especially those who are taking any anti-allergic medicines like corticosteroid drugs. Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is contraindicated in people with kidney/heart diseases, and for those who have had lung transplant should its use is not recommended.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's contains the antibiotic Ofloxacin, which helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections caused by most Gram-negative bacteria, many Gram-positive bacteria, and some anaerobes bacteria (that live without oxygen). It is bactericidal in nature and works by killing bacteria that cause infections by prevents the formation of the cell wall required for living. It also inhibits the repair of bacterial cells. Altogether it kills the bacteria. Aerolox-O Tablet 10's has the advantage of good penetration in most deep tissues and body fluid. Hence, it is also suitable for the treatment of deep tissue and bone bacterial infections.
Do not take Aerolox-O Tablet 10's if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to ofloxacin or any other quinolone or fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as delafloxacin, gemifloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ciprofloxacin. Taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's may increase the chances of developing tendinitis (swelling of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle) or have a tendon rupture (tearing of a fibrous tissue that connects a bone to a muscle). Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had a kidney, heart, or lung transplant, kidney disease, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), epilepsy or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle weakness) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Dairy products should be avoided along with Aerolox-O Tablet 10's. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's.
Drug-drug interaction: This medicine may have an interaction with blood thinners (aspirin, warfarin), antidepressants and antipsychotics (clozapine, olanzapine), caffeine-containing medications, insulin, or other anti-diabetic medications (chlorpropamide, glimepiride, glipizide, glyburide, metformin, tolazamide, and tolbutamide), medications for regulating irregular heartbeat (amiodarone, disopyramide, procainamide, quinidine), pain killers (ibuprofen, naproxen). Take Aerolox-O Tablet 10's either 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking an antacid, multivitamin, or other product that has calcium/magnesium/aluminum/iron/zinc, antiulcer agent (sucralfate), or anti-HIV drug (didanosine).
Drug-Food Interaction: Aerolox-O Tablet 10's interacts with dairy products (milk or yogurt) or calcium-fortified juices alone.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had tendon rupture, musculoskeletal problem (myopathy, rhabdomyolysis), kidney/heart/lung transplant, low blood potassium (hypokalemia), kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis, seizures (fits), epilepsy or any other neurological disorder if you participate in regular physical activity before starting Aerolox-O Tablet 10's.
Alcohol is not known to cause any unpleasant side effects if taken along with Aerolox-O Tablet 10's. But intake of alcohol with Aerolox-O Tablet 10's may damage your liver. So intake of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's should be avoided with Aerolox-O Tablet 10's.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is a pregnancy Category C medicine. It is not known whether Aerolox-O Tablet 10's will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, the intake of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is excreted in human milk. But the amount of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's absorbed by the nursing infant is unknown. So, it should not be taken while breastfeeding.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Your doctor may have to adjust the dose if there are symptoms of nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dark-colored urine, yellowing of or skin/eye.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's can be given to children but under child specialist medical supervision. Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is prescribed to the children to treat complicated urinary tract infections, anthrax infection, or plague infection.
Tendon damage (especially to the Achilles tendon) can occur within 48 hours of starting Aerolox-O Tablet 10's treatment. The onset of symptoms and signs of the side effects may be delayed several months after stopping treatment. At the first sign of tendinitis (like painful swelling, inflammation), immediately stop taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's. The affected limbs should be appropriately treated (e.g., immobilisation). Corticosteroids medicines (like anti-inflammatory drugs including cortisone, prednisone, prednisolone, methylprednisolone, dexamethasone, betamethasone, hydrocortisone should not be used if signs of tendon rupture occur.
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A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our bodies. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms, like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly of spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E. coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. People with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make them more prone to bacterial infection.
If you miss a dose of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
No, Aerolox-O Tablet 10's should not be taken along with dairy products as it might affect the absorption and efficacy of Aerolox-O Tablet 10's. However, you can take it with a meal that includes these foods or drinks.
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's makes your skin sensitive to sunlight known as photosensitivity. So, prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light should be avoided. In case of emergency, you should always wear sunscreen before going out.
Yes, after taking Aerolox-O Tablet 10's, you may have diarrhea. Aerolox-O Tablet 10's is an antibiotic that kills or prevents bacterial growth, so in case some good intestinal bacteria which aid in digestion might also get killed. So, drink plenty of fluids and take probiotics to prevent excessive loss of fluids from the body (dehydration).
No, Aerolox-O Tablet 10's should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor
You are recommended to take Aerolox-O Tablet 10's either 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking an antacid, multivitamin, or other product that has calcium/magnesium/aluminium/iron/zinc, antiulcer agent (sucralfate) or anti-HIV drug (didanosine).
Aerolox-O Tablet 10's
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