Tarivid

Tarivid

ofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Daiichi Sankyo

Distributor:

First Pharmaceutical
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ofloxacin
Indications/Uses
Resp; GUT, ophth, skin & soft tissue, biliary tract, GI & ENT infections. Cholecystitis & cholangitis. Bacillary dysentery & enteritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
300-600 mg daily in 2-3 divided doses.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Take 2 hr before or after antacids or supplements containing Fe or Zn. Ensure adequate hydration.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ severe nephropathy, convulsions. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Shock, anaphylactoid symptom, Lyell's syndrome, rhabdomyolysis, tendon disorders, agranulocytosis, interstitial pneumonia, pseudomembranous colitis, anemia, GI distress, headache, dizziness, sleep disturbances, hepatic & hematologic disorders.
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption w/ antacids.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01MA01 - ofloxacin ; Belongs to the class of fluoroquinolones. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Tarivid tab 100 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10's
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