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Overview

Introduction

FM 3 Kit is a combination medicine used in syndromic management of vaginal discharge. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection.

It is advisable to take FM 3 Kit at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of the medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish a full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. It may cause side effects like nausea, headache, vomiting, taste change, dizziness, indigestion, loss of appetite, and stomach pain. It may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

FM 3 Kit side effects

Common
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use FM 3 Kit

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. FM 3 Kit is to be taken with food.

How FM 3 Kit works

FM 3 Kit is a combination of two antibiotics (Azithromycin and Ornidazole) and an antifungal (Fluconazole). Azithromycin stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Ornidazole kills other microorganisms in addition to bacteria by damaging their DNA. Fluconazole works by stopping the growth of fungi in the body. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

FM 3 Kit related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with FM 3 Kit
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
FM 3 Kit is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of FM 3 Kit during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
FM 3 Kit may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
FM 3 Kit may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
FM 3 Kit is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
CAUTION
FM 3 Kit should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of FM 3 Kit may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
FM 3 Kit
₹95/Kit
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Orflaz Kit
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PID 3 KIT
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to FM 3

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Hello I'm PATIENT I have been facing with vaginal discharge problem since 6-7 months. I've already visited a gynaecologist before but she said that problem will be solved itself. But that was not cured and the discharge is coming out in yellow color with foul smell. It is really irritating for me. Please help me out with my problem.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Try using candid V gel. If that does not help within 3-4 days, please visit me at my clinic in Gurgaon for an internal examination.
Vaginal discharge since few days please suggest
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Candid V3 vaginal pessaries for 3 nights
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking FM 3 when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking FM 3 and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. Can the use of FM 3 cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of FM 3 can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of FM 3 be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of FM 3?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What if I don't get better after using FM 3?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
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