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Furoxone 100mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Furoxone Tablet


Uses of Furoxone Tablet

Furoxone 100mg Tablet is used in the treatment of burns and diarrhoea.

Furoxone Tablet side effects


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


How to use Furoxone 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. Furoxone 100mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Furoxone Tablet works

Furoxone 100mg Tablet kills bacteria by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Furoxone Tablet

Expert advice for Furoxone 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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Furoxone Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Furoxone Tablet
Furoxone 100mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Furoxone 100mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Furoxone 100mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Furoxone 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Furoxone 100mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Furoxone Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Furazolidone

Furoxone is believed to work by crosslinking of DNA, thereby stopping bacterial growth and killing sensitive bacteria and protozoa
Furoxone is a nitrofuran antibiotic
Furoxone is used to treat diarrhea or enteritis caused by bacteria and protozoa including traveler's diarrhea,typhoid fever, cholera, salmonella infections, and giardiasis
Although Furoxone 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.
Furoxone interacts with these medicines
Taking Furoxone with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Furoxone with Methylphenidate
Medicines with composition Methylphenidate: Addwize, Meth OD, Inspiral, Addwize OD
Furoxone with Phenylephrine
Medicines with composition Phenylephrine: Phenpres, Synep, Lefrin, Frenin
Furoxone with Xylometazoline
Medicines with composition Xylometazoline: Naso Wikoryl
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline (topical): Zoamet
Furoxone with Oxymetazoline
Medicines with composition Oxymetazoline: Xynolube
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