Furazol, Intestinal Antiseptic, For Gastrointestinal Tract - 20 Tablets
Diloxanide Furoate + Metronidazole Tablets
Category Of Furazol Tablets
Gastro-Intestinal Tract Drug
Mechanism Of Action Of Metronidazole
Metronidazole is an antiprotozoal, antibacterial agent.
It acts by causing damage in the DNA which leads to cell death.
Therapeutic Indications Of Furazol Tablets
It may be used, under medical supervision, to treat:
Infections, caused by bacteria.
Urinary or genital infections caused by a parasite, Trichomonas
Genital infection in women caused by bacteria
The parasitic diseases amoebiasis
Gum and teeth infections
Infected leg ulcers
Stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori.
Prevention of infections occurring after operations.
Method Of Administration Of Furazol Tablets
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Doses may change from patient to patient based on your age, your medical condition, and whether or not you are taking other medicines.
Continue taking your medicine for as long as your doctor tells you.
Do not stop taking the medicine or lower the dose without first checking with your doctor.
You should not be crush or chew the tablets
The usual dose is:
For adults: 0.5 g/day to 1.5 g/day or as directed by the physician.
For children: 250 mg/day to 20-40 mg/kg/day or as directed by the physician.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Furazol Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, and abdominal pain
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Furazol Tablets
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Non-Pharmacological Treatments & Advice To Strengthen Your Immunity
We must acknowledge that the body’s immune system develops and strengthens as a result of care throughout different stages of life, which begins as early as the fetal stage. There are ways to boost immunity:
Proper nutrition: eat well-balanced meals
Consume immune-boosting foods such as antioxidants and probiotics. Also, some supplements like Sambune Capsules & C-Ronz 1000, Vitamin C With Zinc will be helpful
Stay physically active
Get adequate sleep
Avoid/ minimize stress
Stay up-to-date with vaccines
Follow all personal hygiene and infection prevention protocols including frequent hand washing, practice physical distancing, follow all hygiene procedures for cooking, and disinfect your home (particularly common surfaces) regularly.
Monitor your body temperature by a thermometer, for example Microlife Ear Thermometer or Beurer Thermometer
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Furazol Tablets
Before you use this medicine talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have:
History of meningitis.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements.
Storage Conditions Of Furazol Tablets
Store below 25°c
Don’t refrigerate the drug
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.