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Metrogyl F Suspension


Overview

Uses of Metrogyl F Suspension

Metrogyl F Suspension side effects

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

How to use Metrogyl F Suspension

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. Metrogyl F Suspension is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Avoid Metrogyl F Suspension with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.

How Metrogyl F Suspension works

Metrogyl F Suspension 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.

Metrogyl F Suspension related warnings

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metrogyl F

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Yellowish water lise dysentery plz suggest any antibioticYesterday i give him metrogyl suspension and zinconia and ors but dysentery not stop so plz suggest any antibioticEarliar cs das gave me zedocef 100 ds can i give this medicine again.
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
he risks that are associated with self-medication include: Inaccurate diagnosis. Using inappropriate medications that cause side effects. Masking the symptoms of a serious condition. Delaying medical advice. Inaccurate dosage that leads to accidental overdoseThere are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis.
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
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FAQs

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

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

Yes, Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl F?

Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl 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
  3. Drugs.com. Furazolidone. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Metronidazole. Barnstaple, Devon: Accord-UK Ltd.; 2019. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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