Diafur Plus Tablet

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Primarily used for

Burns, Bacterial infections, Abdominal Pain
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₹2.0/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diafur Plus Tablet

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Uses of Furazolidone

Furazolidone is used in the treatment of Burns and Diarrhoea.
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Side effects of Furazolidone

Common

Acne-like rash, Allergic reaction, Hives, Joint pain, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Stomach upset, Vomiting, Weakness, Chills, Fever.

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How to use Furazolidone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avoid Diafur Plus Tablet with herbs/food with anti-platelet activity such as alfalfa, anise, bilberry, grape seed, green tea, turmeric, fenugreek, garlic, ginger.

How Diafur Plus Tablet works

Furazolidone kills bacteria by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause infections.
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Uses of Metronidazole

Metronidazole 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.
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Side effects of Metronidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Metronidazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avoid Diafur Plus Tablet with herbs/food with anti-platelet activity such as alfalfa, anise, bilberry, grape seed, green tea, turmeric, fenugreek, garlic, ginger.

How Diafur Plus Tablet works

Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
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Uses of Dicyclomine

Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of Abdominal Pain.
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Side effects of Dicyclomine

Common

Nausea, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry mouth, Nervousness, Weakness.

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How to use Dicyclomine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avoid Diafur Plus Tablet with herbs/food with anti-platelet activity such as alfalfa, anise, bilberry, grape seed, green tea, turmeric, fenugreek, garlic, ginger.

How Diafur Plus Tablet works

Dicyclomine works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms). In doing this, it relieves cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

In Depth Information on Diafur Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Furazolidone

  • Do not drink alcohol during and till 4 days after taking furazolidone.
  • Furazolidone should not be given to infants up to 1 month of age.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery as you may feel dizzy while taking furazolidone.
  • Avoid tyramine-containing foods (meat, fish, dairy products) while using furazolidone and two weeks after medication as it may cause headache and/or increased blood pressure and could lead to a medical emergency.
  • Do not take furazolidone, if you are allergic to furazolidone or any other ingredient of drug or have known sensitivity to drugs like primaquin.
  • Avoid using furazolidone if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not take furazolidone, if you suffer from hypoglycemia or low blood pressure when standing up from sitting or lying position (orthostatic hypotension).
  • Do not take furazolidone, if you are taking drugs for Parkinsonism, diabetes, hypertension, sleep disorders or depression.

Expert advice for Metronidazole

  • 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 Metronidazole 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.

Expert advice for Dicyclomine

  • This medication may impair your thinking or alertness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Dicyclomine can decrease your sweating, which can lead to heat stroke in a hot environment.
  • Avoid taking alcohol as it can increase certain side effects of dicyclomine.
  • Stop using dicyclomine and call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects such as confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, fast or uneven heart rate, or if you urinate less than usual or not at all.
Warnings
Special precautions for Diafur Plus Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Diafur Plus Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).

Diafur Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Diafur Plus Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Diafur Plus Tablet 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.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Diafur
Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diafur Plus Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Furazolidone

Q. How does Furazolidone work?
Furazolidone is believed to work by crosslinking of DNA, thereby stopping bacterial growth and killing sensitive bacteria and protozoa
Q. Is Furazolidone an antibiotic?
Furazolidone is a nitrofuran antibiotic
Q. What is Furazolidone is used for?
Furazolidone is used to treat diarrhea or enteritis caused by bacteria and protozoa including traveler's diarrhea,typhoid fever, cholera, salmonella infections, and giardiasis
Q. Is Furazolidone safe and effective?
Although Furazolidone is effective in drug resistant infections, it is banned in certain countries due to its side effects that may cause systemic toxicity, and are also recognized as cancer causing chemical (mutagens/carcinogens) by the US FDA. Do consult your doctor before use.
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Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole

Q. What is Metronidazole?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. What is Metronidazole used for?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole safe?
Yes, Metronidazole is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Metronidazole a pain killer?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
Q. Does Metronidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole.
Q. Is Metronidazole an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Metronidazole is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Q. Can Metronidazole cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Metronidazole. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Metronidazole.
Q. Can I take Metronidazole for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for yeast (fungal) infection?
Metronidazole is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Q. Can I take Metronidazole for chest infection?
Yes, Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for a sinus infection?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for chlamydia?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for kidney infection?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for bronchitis?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for diarrhea?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for a sore throat?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole for the ear infection?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole steroid?
Metronidazole is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
Q. Is Metronidazole carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Is Metronidazole bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Metronidazole is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Metronidazole with doxycycline?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole with azithromycin?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole with tramadol?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole with paracetamol?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole with fluconazole?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole with gabapentin?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole delay your period?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole affect birth control?
No, Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole make you fertile?
Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Metronidazole. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Q. Does Metronidazole cause constipation?
Yes, Metronidazole may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Metronidazole therapy.
Q. Does Metronidazole contain sulfa?
Metronidazole is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Q. Does Metronidazole make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Metronidazole. In case you experience tiredness while taking Metronidazole. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Metronidazole cause nausea?
There have been reports that Metronidazole 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 Metronidazole.
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Frequently asked questions for Dicyclomine

Q. Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content
Q. Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease
Q. Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.
Q. Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine
Q. Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps
Q. Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy
Q. Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect
Q. Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.
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