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Balo X 100 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Medicine composition: Balofloxacin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Balo X 100 MG Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections. It also helps in curing infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia). This drug should be administered orally.

The dosage for the patients suffering from chronic prostatitis should be about 200 mg daily. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult the doctor before consuming this drug.

People who are suffering from kidney failure or are hypersensitive to the group of quinolones should not use this drug. The side effects of this drug include allergic reaction, stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea, altered liver function test, etc. You are strictly advised to not to combine this drug with other minerals or vitamins and products that contain aluminum or magnesium.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.

This drug is used to treat the following problems:

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 7 to 8 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action of this medicine is not clinically established.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Balo X 100 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
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This medication belongs to the class fluoroquinolones. It works as a bactericidal by inhibiting the bacterial DNA gyrase enzyme, which is essential for DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination. This leads to expansion and destabilization of the bacterial DNA and causes cell death.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Dairy products

    The desired effect of Balo X 100 MG Tablet is not observed if consumed with dairy products. There should be at least 2 hours gap between taking this drug and dairy products.

Ques: What is Balo X 100 MG Tablet?

Ans: It is used to treat bacterial infections.

Ques: How long do I need to use Balo X 100 MG Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Balo X 100 MG Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Balo X 100 MG Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Balo X 100 MG Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Balo X 100 MG Tablet
What are the uses of Balo X 100 MG Tablet
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What are the side effects of Balo X 100 MG Tablet ?
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What are the substitutes for Balo X 100 MG Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
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What are the interactions of Balo X 100 MG Tablet ?
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