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Entowin Tablet

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Primary uses of Entowin Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
3.17
₹0.32/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Entowin Tablet

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Uses of Entowin Tablet

Entowin Tablet is used in the treatment of burns and diarrhoea.
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Entowin Tablet side effects

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 Entowin Tablet

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. Entowin Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Entowin Tablet works

Entowin Tablet kills bacteria by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Entowin Tablet

Expert advice for Entowin Tablet

  • 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.
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Entowin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Entowin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Entowin Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Entowin Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Entowin Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Entowin Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Entowin Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Entowin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Furazolidone

Entowin is believed to work by crosslinking of DNA, thereby stopping bacterial growth and killing sensitive bacteria and protozoa
Entowin is a nitrofuran antibiotic
Entowin is used to treat diarrhea or enteritis caused by bacteria and protozoa including traveler's diarrhea,typhoid fever, cholera, salmonella infections, and giardiasis
Although Entowin 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Entowin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Entowin with Phenylephrine
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Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Drosyn, Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin, Pupiletto, Salin P, Sunephrine, Phrintec
Entowin with Methylphenidate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Methylphenidate: Addwize, Meth OD, Inspiral, Addwize OD, Concerta, Ritazral Hynidate
Entowin with Naphazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naphazoline: Zincula, Mezol, Decomic Plus, Ocucel, Naphace, Persil, Naphaline, ALLERIN(RAYMED)
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Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Rhinojet, Sucon N, Olfamist, Maxtra-O, Ymetlo, Medinoze, Dehale-OM, Oxyinoz
Entowin with Oxymetazoline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
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