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About OZENOXACIN

OZENOXACIN belongs to an antibacterial class of medicine. It is a topical preparation used in the treatment of impetigo. Impetigo is a contagious skin infection causing red sores on the face. It involves the superficial area of the skin caused by organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.

OZENOXACIN contains Ozenoxacin, a quinolone antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis responsible for bacterial cell growth, thereby killing the bacteria and treating bacterial infections. 

OZENOXACIN is a topical preparation and should be applied as advised by the physician. OZENOXACIN may cause certain side effects, such as itching, burning sensation, irritation, and redness at the site of application. These side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if any of these side effects persist, inform your doctor.

Avoid using OZENOXACIN if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney disorders and other skin problems before using OZENOXACIN. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using OZENOXACIN. This medicine can be used in both adults and children. However, use this cream in infants only if recommended by a paediatrician. Avoid applying OZENOXACIN on open wounds, blisters and lesions.

Uses of OZENOXACIN

Impetigo.

Medicinal Benefits

OZENOXACIN contains Ozenoxacin, a quinolone antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis responsible for bacterial cell growth. Thus, it kills the bacteria and treats bacterial infections. It is mainly caused by organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.

Directions for Use

Wash and dry your hands thoroughly before and after each use. Take the required amount of OZENOXACIN and apply a thin layer on the affected areas of the skin. Gently rub until it has disappeared.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of OZENOXACIN

  • Burning sensation
  • Itching
  • Redness
  • Irritation

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Using OZENOXACIN should be avoided if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have any liver/kidney disorders and skin diseases before using OZENOXACIN. Although it’s a topical cream, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using OZENOXACIN. This medicine can be used in both adults and children. However, use this cream in infants only if recommended by a pediatric doctor. Avoid applying OZENOXACIN on open wounds, blisters and lesions. Inform your doctor about all your medication history, including prescription and OTC medicines and herbal supplements, before starting treatment with OZENOXACIN. Avoid contact with eyes, ears, nose and mouth. In case of accidental application, thoroughly wash with water.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions found

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: OZENOXACIN should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases, kidney diseases, skin infections.

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Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    not applicable

    No interaction was found.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    caution

    Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy before using OZENOXACIN. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    caution

    If you are breastfeeding, inform your doctor before using OZENOXACIN. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    not applicable

    OZENOXACIN generally does not affect the ability to drive vehicles or operate machines

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    caution

    OZENOXACIN should be used with caution if you have liver disease. Please seek medical advice if you have any concerns about this.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    caution

    OZENOXACIN should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Please seek medical advice if you have any concerns about this.

  • Safety Warning

    Children

    safe if prescribed

    OZENOXACIN is generally safe to be used in children. However, use this medicine in infants only if recommended by a doctor.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Try to wear loose clothes to avoid the spread of skin infection.

  • Avoid wearing wet clothes. Regularly change your socks and wash your feet. Avoid shoes that make your feet sweaty and hot.

  • Do not scratch the affected area of the skin, as it can spread the infection to other body parts.

  • Avoid sharing towels, combs, bedsheets, shoes or socks with others.

  • Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and get plenty of sleep.

  • Add ginger, garlic, and turmeric to your diet, which helps improve immunity and prevent infections.

Special Advise

  • Do not try to cover the infected area with a bandage or cloth unless prescribed by your doctor.

  • OZENOXACIN is a topical preparation. Avoid oral, parenteral, vaginal, or rectal usage.

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Impetigo: Impetigo is a contagious skin infection causing red sores on the face. It involves the superficial area of the skin caused by organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. This condition mostly occurs in children and infants.

FAQs

What is OZENOXACIN used for?

OZENOXACIN is used in the treatment of impetigo.

How does OZENOXACIN work?

OZENOXACIN contains Ozenoxacin, a quinolone antibiotic medicine. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis responsible for bacterial cell growth. Thereby killing the bacteria and treating bacterial infections.

Can I stop applying OZENOXACIN if the infection is resolved?

Do not stop applying OZENOXACIN even if the infection is reduced. Try to complete the full treatment course even if you feel better, as the infection can reoccur by abrupt stopping.

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