ZO - 400 mg (Ofloxacin)
ZO-400 mg tablets contain Ofloxacin. It is a quinolone antibiotic, known for treating a wide variety of bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.
ZO general information
What is ZO used for?
ZO-400 mg is an antibiotic, belongs to a quinolone family of medicines used in the treatment of the bacterial infections. This drug is indicated for the treatment of sinusitis, chest infections, urine infections, prostatis, anthrax or plague, kidney infections, ear and lung infection, gonorrhea and some skin infections.
How does ZO work?
ZO-400 mg is an antibiotic and its antibacterial activity resides primarily in the L-isomer. Norfloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antimicrobials works by inhibiting the bacteria IV and DNA gyrase enzymes which is an essential requirementfor DNA replication, transcription, repair and recombination. Thus, it kills the bacteria which are responsible for the infection. This way, it stops the growth of bacteria and cure infections.
What are the different doses of ZO?
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What does ZO contain?
ZO 400 mg contains the active ingredient Ofloxacin, which is a quinolone antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections.
Effects of alcohol on ZO
ZO 400 mg tablets may cause dizziness and if it is taken with alcohol, the condition may get worsen. Therefore, it is safe to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment with ZO.
What are the side effects of ZO?
ZO 400 mg may cause serious side effects including:
- Heart disease. Patients who have a history of heart disease and who take ZOmay have a slight increase in heart problems, therefore it is advised to discuss your medical history with your doctor before taking ZO 200 mg.
- Liver problems. The drug may cause inflammation of the liver. Your doctor may monitor you for mild to moderate liver problems.
- Mental Disorder. If the patient is having a mental disorder, epilepsy problem or any other condition that cause fit, ZO may cause some serious side effect, therefore tell your doctor about your medical problem before taking this medication to avoid any unwanted side-effect.
- Diabetes. This drug is not suitable for diabetes patients, it may cause serious changes in blood sugar. In this case, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
- Tendonitis. If the patient has ever experienced a problem of tendons, called tendonitis, it may cause serious side effect therefore, in this case you should inform your doctor about your medical history before starting up this medicament.
Common side effects that may occur while taking ZO 200 mg tablets include:
- Stomach upset, gas
- Trouble in sleeping
- Unusual tiredness
- Fast or irregular heartbeat
- Extra systole
- Trouble breathing
- Fast heart rate
- Unusual weakness
- Mood swings
- Chest pain
- Abdominal or stomach pain
- Blood or mucus in your stool
What medications interact with ZO?
Tell your doctor if you are consuming any other drugs, including prescription and non-prescription drugs, herbal supplements, and vitamins. Especially, tell your physician if you take:
- Antacids containing magnesium, calcium, or aluminum
- Potassium citrate
- Sodium citrate
- NSAIDs such as ibuprofen
Keep a list of medicines you take and show it to your physician every time you get a new medicine.
When should ZO not be used?
Do not take ZO 400 mg if:
- You are suffering from glucose 6 phosphate deficiency
- You have Myasthenia Gravis
- You are pregnant or plan to get pregnant.
- You have any kidney problem
- You are allergic to any of the components in ZO 400 mg tablets.
How should ZO be taken?
- Take one ZO tablet every day. The medicine can be taken with or without food.
- If you have taken overdose ZO tablets by mistake, contact your doctor immediately. Remember do not take any additional tablet until your doctor instructed you to do so.
Contact your doctor if you experience any health changes while taking this medicine.
How long should you take ZO?
Take ZO 400 mg exactly as prescribed by your physician. Keep taking the medicine for as long as your doctor prescribes it for you.
Missed dose of ZO?
If you miss the dose take it as soon as you remember, skip the missed dose if it is too late and take the next dose at the correct scheduled time. Never take two doses at one time.
How should ZO be stored?
- Do not store it or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.
- Keep away from heat, moisture, and light.
- Keep the medicine where children cannot reach.