Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension


Overview

Uses of Acrogyl Suspension

Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections. It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.

Acrogyl Suspension side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Metallic taste

How to use Acrogyl Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Acrogyl Suspension works

Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Acrogyl Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
If a single dose of Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension is recommended.
Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
Liver
CAUTION
Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Acrogyl Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension
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Expert Advice

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Acrogyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Chronol, Soberol, DFM
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Dindevan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun, Epikon
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Acrogyl

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Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. How long does Acrogyl takes to work?

Usually, Acrogyl starts to show its effect within 1 hour of its ingestion. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Acrogyl.

Q. What if I didn't get better after using Acrogyl?

Inform your doctor if you didn'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 drink while using Acrogyl?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Acrogyl and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram like reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

Q. Can the use of Acrogyl cause metallic taste?

Yes, Acrogyl may cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated.

Q. Why it is harmful to drink alcohol while using Acrogyl?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking Acrogyl and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

Q. Can I stop taking Acrogyl when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Acrogyl and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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