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Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension

Acron Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Acrogyl 200 mg/5ml Suspension

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
30.68
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Acrogyl Suspension

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

Side Effects of Acrogyl are 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.

In Depth Information on Acrogyl Suspension

Expert advice for Acrogyl Suspension

  • 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.
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Acrogyl Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Acrogyl Suspension
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?uses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Acrogyl Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Metronidazole

Q. What is Acrogyl?
Acrogyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. What is Acrogyl used for?
Acrogyl is active against anaerobic bacteria and can be used to treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines, gum ulcers and other dental infections, infected leg ulcers, and pressure sores and to prevent infections after surgery.
Q. Is Acrogyl safe?
Yes, Acrogyl is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Acrogyl a pain killer?
Acrogyl is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
Q. Does Acrogyl affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Acrogyl affecting birth control (contraception) as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor to confirm before taking the two medicines together as you may require a secondary birth control measure while taking Acrogyl.
Q. Is Acrogyl an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Acrogyl is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Q. Can Acrogyl cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Acrogyl. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Acrogyl.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Acrogyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for yeast (fungal) infection?
Acrogyl is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for chest infection?
Yes, Acrogyl can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
Q. can I take Acrogyl for a sinus infection?
Acrogyl can be used for anaerobic sinus infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics as the cause of infection must be diagnosed by a doctor before starting the treatment.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for chlamydia?
Acrogyl is not active against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics should be taken only as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for kidney infection?
Acrogyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of kidney infection only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for bronchitis?
Acrogyl is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for diarrhea?
Acrogyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of diarrhea only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for a sore throat?
Acrogyl is not indicated for the treatment of a sore throat. It is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl for the ear infection?
Acrogyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. So, it can be used for ear infection only if it is caused by anaerobic bacteria. Please consult your doctor in case antibiotics are needed as the antibiotics should be used only once the cause of infection is properly diagnosed.
Q. Is Acrogyl steroid?
Acrogyl is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
Q. Is Acrogyl carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Acrogyl showing carcinogenicity in humans. However, it has shown cancer like growth in mouse and rat studies. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions related to this.
Q. Is Acrogyl an antibiotic?
Yes, Acrogyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Is Acrogyl bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Acrogyl is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with doxycycline?
Acrogyl can be taken with doxycycline as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with azithromycin?
Acrogyl can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with tramadol?
Acrogyl can be taken with tramadol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with paracetamol?
Acrogyl can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with fluconazole?
Acrogyl can be taken with fluconazole as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Acrogyl with gabapentin?
Acrogyl can be taken with gabapentin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can Acrogyl delay your period?
Acrogyl is not known to delay monthly period. Consult your doctor if it occurs as this could be due to some other condition which needs attention.
Q. Does Acrogyl affect birth control?
No, Acrogyl is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Acrogyl make you fertile?
Acrogyl plays no role in the treatment of infertility. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Acrogyl cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Acrogyl. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Q. Does Acrogyl cause constipation?
Yes, Acrogyl may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Acrogyl therapy.
Q. Does Acrogyl contain sulfa?
Acrogyl is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Q. Does Acrogyl make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Acrogyl. In case you experience tiredness while taking Acrogyl. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Acrogyl cause nausea?
There have been reports that Acrogyl may cause nausea. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if nausea occurs and persists for a long time when you are taking Acrogyl.

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Taking Acrogyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
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