Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup


Overview

Uses of Amefur Syrup
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.
Amefur Syrup side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
How to use Amefur Syrup
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. Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is to be taken with food.
How Amefur Syrup works
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is a combination of two antibiotics: Metronidazole and Norfloxacin. Metronidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Norfloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Amefur Syrup related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup 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
CAUTION
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup is not advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amefur 100 mg/100 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Amefur

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Diarrhoea - having loose motion with gas pressure 3 to 4 times during morning and some times during the day and night
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
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Sir from 2 weeks there is diarrhoea(not watery),discomfort, gassy, gastric (took rantac and its okay for now) but frequent use of bathroom is seen please advise
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Metron forte 400 mg twice daily for 3 dayRabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 week
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Amefur cause dryness in mouth?
Yes, the use of Amefur can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry.
Q. Can i take Amefur while breastfeeding?
The use of Amefur should be used with caution in nursing mothers as metronidazole passes into breast milk and could give the milk a bitter taste. Although it is not generally expected to be harmful, but you should always consult your doctor before taking the Amefur.
Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Amefur should not to be taken?
The use of Amefur should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can i take alcohol while taking Amefur?
Alcohol should not be consumed while receiving this medicine as it may lower the blood pressure and causes dizziness and lightheadedness.
Q. Can the use of Amefur cause metallic taste?
Yes, the use of Amefur can 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. Can the use of Amefur cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Amefur can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.
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