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Overview

Introduction

Genogyl F Syrup is a combination of two medicines that effectively treats diarrhea and dysentery. It kills the microorganisms to promote a fast recovery.


Genogyl F Syrup is a prescription medicine that can be taken with or without food. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Genogyl F Syrup may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of liver or kidney disease it is advised to consult your doctor before you start with the treatment. It is strictly advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery while you are on the treatment. Consumption of alcohol should be avoided as it may adversely affect your health.

Uses of Genogyl F Syrup

Side effects of Genogyl F Syrup

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

How to use Genogyl F Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Genogyl F Syrup is to be taken with food.
Avoid Genogyl F Syrup with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Genogyl F Syrup works

Genogyl F Syrup is a combination of two antibiotics: Furazolidone and Metronidazole, which treats 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Genogyl F Syrup may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Genogyl F Syrup during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Genogyl F Syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Genogyl F Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Genogyl F Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Genogyl F Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Genogyl F Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 daysI had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
Diarrhea for 3 days Fever for 2days Stomach pain
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Monitor temp. If child has fever place a cool, damp washcloth on your child's forehead , Give your child a lukewarm tub bath or a sponge bath. Give a sponge bath as follows:- ? Use lukewarm water [90?F (32.2?C) to 95?F (35?C)] . Do not use cold water, ice, or rubbing alcohol, which will lower the child's body temperature too quickly. ? Sponge for 20 to 30 minutes. ? Stop if the child starts to shiver. If your child doesn't like the sponge bath or doesn't feel better after the bath, there is no need to give another one. You can use Paracetamol also along with above measures to control fever till you consult Dr. He will determine the patient's immunization status and underlying disorders in these cases which range from mild conditions to the most serious of bacterial and viral illnessesGive ORS till you consult
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Genogyl F when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Genogyl F 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 Genogyl F cause metallic taste?

Yes, Genogyl F 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 Genogyl F?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Genogyl F and for at least 3 days after stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol while taking this medicine may cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfiram-like reaction) with symptoms like stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Genogyl F?

Keep this medicine in the packet or 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.

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References
  1. Mayo Clinic. Furazolidone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Metronidazole. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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  4. Metronidazole. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2019. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Geno Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., Pharmaceutical Complex, Tivim Industrial Estate, Karaswada, Mapusa, Goa - 403 526
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