About Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s
Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s is a combination of antibiotics that is primarily used to treat or prevent certain infections caused by bacteria and parasites (amoeba). It is prescribed for the treatment of diarrhoea. Additionally, it also treats vaginal and other bacterial infections. 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. Amoebic dysentery can be caused due to Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, or Clostridium difficile.
Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s contains Ciprofloxacin and Ornidazole. Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone that helps in treating and preventing a wide range of bacterial infections. It is bactericidal in nature and works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It prevents the division of bacterial cells. It also inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells. Ornidazole’ kills the harmful bacteria and parasites (amoeba) by damaging its DNA and preventing these bacteria growth from spread hence relieving the symptoms. Altogether it kills the bacteria. Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s does not treat a viral infection like flu or a common cold.
Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You are advised to take Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you depending on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as nausea, vomiting, headache, weakness, dizziness, dry mouth, and metallic taste. Most of these side effects of Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
If you are allergic to Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please inform your doctor before using Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s. Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s should not be used in children unless prescribed by a doctor. It is not advisable to suddenly stop this medicine to avoid unpleasant side effects and sudden withdrawal symptoms. Inform your doctor if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder, or difficulty in sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s as it may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and make you less alert. You should not take any alcoholic beverages during your treatment as it can cause flushing and a general feeling of being unwell.
Uses of Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s
Bacterial Infections, Diahorrea due to Entamoeba histolytica, Giardia lamblia, Vaginal bacterial or protozoal infections, Dental infections, Post-surgery infections
Directions for Use
Take Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s with or without food. The tablet form of Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s should be swallowed as a whole with water; do not chew, break, or crush the tablet.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
- Dryness in mouth
In-Depth Precautions and Warning
Do not take Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to ciprofloxacin, ornidazole, or any other quinolone or fluoroquinolone, and anti amoebic agents. Let your doctor know if you use any prescription and non-prescription medications you are taking, including vitamins, herbal supplements before starting Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s. Do not take Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Taking Cifran OZ 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. Dairy products should be avoided along with Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (especially a condition known as QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking Cifran OZ Tablet 10’s.