Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Furaktin M Tablet

Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and dysentery.

Furaktin M Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Dark yellow to brown discoloration of urine

How to use Furaktin M 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. Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Avoid Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Furaktin M Tablet works

Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Furazolidone and Metronidazole which treat stomach and intestine infections. Furazolidone works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Metronidazole kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Furaktin M Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg 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
Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Furaktin M 100 mg/300 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Furaktin M

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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
https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-liv.52-syrup-otc1355462-2 tea spoon syrup morning & evening before taking food , use at least 1-2 monthsyou can give along with allopathic medicine
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 I stop taking Furaktin M when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Furaktin M and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared.
Q. Can the use of Furaktin M cause metallic taste?
Yes, Furaktin M can cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be lowered by chewing sugar-free gum, mints and by brushing teeth after the meals.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Furaktin M?
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Furaktin M and for at least 3 days after stopping it. Drinking alcohol while taking this medicine may cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfiram-like reaction) with symptoms of stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Furaktin M?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
Related Lab Tests

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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