O2 Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics. It is used in the treatment of bacterial and parasitic infections. It effectively treats a wide range of bacterial infections that may occur in the teeth, lungs, gastrointestinal infections, urinary and genital tract.
O2 Tablet is best taken with food. Take it at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not take more than the recommended dose, as it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you have known allergies to the medicine, refrain from using this medicine. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.
BENEFITS OF O2 TABLET
In Treatment of Bacterial & parasitic infections
O2 Tablet is a combination medicine which can be used to treat infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria and parasites causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria and parasites are killed and do not become resistant.
HOW TO USE O2 TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. O2 Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW O2 TABLET WORKS
O2 Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Ornidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with O2 Tablet.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
O2 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of O2 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
O2 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
O2 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of O2 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
O2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of O2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Interaction with drugs
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE O2 TABLET?
If you miss a dose of O2 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of O2
- Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
- Vaginal inflammation
Q. What is O2 Tablet?
O2 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Ornidazole. They work by killing the harmful micro-organisms that can cause infection. Together they help to treat your infection effectively.
Q. Is it safe to use O2 Tablet?
O2 Tablet is safe for most of the patients. In some patients, it may cause common side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, headache, dryness in the mouth, heartburn and other uncommon or rare side effects. Consult your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of O2 Tablet?
The use of O2 Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to ofloxacin or to ornidazole or any medicine which belongs to the quinolone or nitroimidazole group of antimicrobial agents.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of O2 Tablet can increase the risks of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms which are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can I take alcohol while on O2 Tablet?
You should avoid alcohol since it may add to the dizziness and sleepiness caused by O2 Tablet. Consult with your doctor, if you are not sure about the effects of the medicine.
Q. What if I don’t get better after using O2 Tablet?
Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking O2 Tablet when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking O2 Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. What if I miss my dose?
Take O2 Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it’s almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of O2 Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.