Tarivid

Tarivid

ofloxacin

Manufacturer:

Daiichi Sankyo

Distributor:

Ranbaxy
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ofloxacin
Indications/Uses
GUT infections including gonococcal & non-gonococcal urethritis, resp tract infections, biliary tract, enteric tract, dermatological, otorhinolaryngological & ophth infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 300-600 mg daily in 2-3 divided doses.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Avoid antacids or supplements containing Fe or Zn w/in 2 hr before or after ofloxacin. Ensure adequate hydration.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Childn. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Patient 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
MIMS Class
Quinolones
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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