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Fuzone 150mg Tablet

M. Frank Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Fuzone 150mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

4 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Fuzone Tablet


Uses of Fuzone Tablet

Fuzone 150mg Tablet is used in the treatment of burns and diarrhoea.

Fuzone 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 Fuzone 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. Fuzone 150mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Fuzone Tablet works

Fuzone 150mg Tablet kills bacteria by stopping the growth of the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Fuzone Tablet

Expert advice for Fuzone 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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Fuzone Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fuzone Tablet
Fuzone 150mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, inc
reased 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.
Fuzone 150mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Fuzone 150mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Fuzone
150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Fuzone
150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Concerta 54mg Tablet, Addwize OD 18mg Tablet, Phrintec Injection, XYNOLUBE 0.1% DROPS

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fuzone Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Furazolidone

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

Substitutes for Fuzone

No substitutes found for this medicine
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