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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Nuforce 3 kit may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
Nuforce 3 kit is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR NUFORCE

Azithromycin(1000 mg)

Uses

Azithromycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and bacterial skin infections

How it works

Azithromycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal pain, Headache
Ornidazole(750 mg)

Uses

Ornidazole is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections

How it works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria that cause infections.

Common side effects

Sleepiness, Altered taste, Vomiting, Fatigue, Headache, Allergic reaction, Dizziness, Urticaria, Convulsion, Redness of skin, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Nausea, Itching, Skin irritation, Dry skin, Coating on tongue, Tingling sensation, Numbness, Diarrhoea, Vertigo, Tremor
Fluconazole(150 mg)

Uses

Fluconazole is used in the treatment of fungal infections

How it works

Fluconazole stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.

Common side effects

Rash, Electrolyte imbalance, Headache, Blisters on skin, Dizziness, Convulsion, Facial swelling, Shortness of breath, Sleepiness, Yellow discoloration of eye, Vomiting, Weakness, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Loss of appetite, Dyspepsia, Yellow discoloration of skin, Fatigue, Anorectal pain, Increased liver enzymes, Fever, Hypokalemic (decreased potassium level in blood) alkalosis, Itching, Influenza like symptoms, Bleeding, Diarrhoea, Heartburn, Decreased appetite, Dark colored urine, Skin rash, Altered taste, Urticaria, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Bruise, Flatulence, Constipation

COMMON DOSAGE FOR NUFORCE 3 KIT

Patients taking NUFORCE 3 KIT

  • 67%
    Once A Day
  • 17%
    Thrice A Day
  • 17%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR NUFORCE

  • Take Azithromycin only when prescribed by your doctor
  • Azithromycin can be taken with or without food
  • Do not take aluminum and magnesium containing antacids with Azithromycin. It should be taken one hour before or two hours after taking antacids
  • Azithromycin commonly causes nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Contact your doctor immediately in case you experience any allergic reaction like severe skin rash while taking Azithromycin
  • Use of Azithromycin during pregnancy is not advisable until considered absolutely necessary by your physician
  • Breastfeeding should be stopped while taking Azithromycin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of Azithromycin

Frequently asked questions FOR NUFORCE

Azithromycin

Q.

Is azithromycin an antibiotic?
Yes, azithromycin is an antibiotic. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as macrolides. It can be used to treat bacterial sinusitis, tonsillitis, ear infections, pneumonia and many other if caused by micro-organisms sensitive to azithromycin. It should be taken only when prescribed by a doctor.

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Is azithromycin used for treating a cold and sore throat?
Azithromycin is used to treat cold and sore throat only if there is an underlying bacterial infection present. Please consult your doctor before taking azithromycin in these conditions.

Q.

Are azithromycin and erythromycin same?
No, azithromycin and erythromycin are two different antibiotics but belong to the same class of antibiotics. They differ in their action against different bacteria.

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Is azithromycin safe?
Azithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Is azithromycin safe during lactation (breastfeeding)?
Azithromycin is secreted in breast milk. The adverse effects of azithromycin on the breastfed child are not known. So, breastfeeding should be stopped while taking azithromycin. It is recommended to discard the milk during the treatment and up till 2 days after discontinuation of azithromycin.

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Is azithromycin good for tonsillitis?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of tonsillitis. However, there are antibiotics which are preferred over azithromycin for its treatment. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for tonsillitis.

Q.

Is azithromycin banned?
No, azithromycin is not a banned medicine. However, it is available on prescription by a physician.

Q.

Can azithromycin be used to treat a fever?
Fever is a symptom due to an underlying infection which could be either bacterial, viral or fungal. Please take advice from your physician before taking any antibiotic for fever as it is important to identify the type of infection causing fever.

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Is azithromycin used for urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Azithromycin is not recommended for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for the treatment of UTI.

Q.

Is azithromycin good for acne?
Azithromycin can be used for the treatment of acne. Clinical studies have shown a good efficacy of azithromycin in the treatment of acne. However, it is always advised that you should consult to your physician before taking any antibiotics for your infections.

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Is azithromycin safe in pregnancy?
Safety of azithromycin could not be established during pregnancy as sufficient information is not available for its use during pregnancy. So, it is advisable not to use azithromycin during pregnancy until considered absolutely necessary by your physician.

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Can I take azithromycin with milk?
Yes, azithromycin can be taken with milk as it is recommended to take azithromycin with or without food.

Q.

Can I take azithromycin with paracetamol?
Azithromycin can be taken with paracetamol as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q.

Can I take azithromycin with omeprazole?
Azithromycin can be taken with omeprazole as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can i take azithromycin with ibuprofen?
Azithromycin can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take azithromycin with esomeprazole?
Azithromycin can be taken with esomeprazole as no drug interactions have been clinically observed between the two medicines. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take azithromycin with birth control pills (oral contraceptives)
No interactions have been clinically observed between azithromycin and birth control pills (oral contraceptives). However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have been advised to take azithromycin and you are already taking birth control pills (oral contraceptives).

Q.

Does azithromycin treat a cough?
No, azithromycin cannot treat a cough. Cough is a symptom which represents an underlying disease or an infection. Azithromycin can help in relieving cough only if it would be effective in treating the underlying infection. Please talk to your doctor before taking any medicine for your cough.

Q.

Does azithromycin affect sperm?
Azithromycin has not been reported to affect sperms.

Q.

Does azithromycin cause drowsiness?
No, azithromycin does not cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor if you experience drowsiness while taking azithromycin.

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Does azithromycin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea (loose stools) is a very common side effect of azithromycin. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive diarrhea while taking azithromycin.

Q.

Does azithromycin affect fertility?
Azithromycin is not known to affect fertility in humans. Inadequate data is available for humans. Please consult your doctor if you have concerns regarding the same.

Q.

Can I take azithromycin for throat infection caused by streptococcus?
Yes, azithromycin can be taken for throat infection caused by streptococcus. However, this an alternative medicine for the same. There are other antibiotics available which could be more effective in the treatment of streptococcal throat infections. Please take the advice from your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

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Can I take azithromycin for a toothache (tooth pain)?
Azithromycin would be helpful in a toothache (tooth pain) only when there is an underlying infection which is causing the pain. Please talk to your doctor before taking azithromycin or any other antibiotic for relief of a tooth pain.

Q.

Can I take azithromycin for the flu?
No, azithromycin is not recommended for the treatment of flu (influenza infection). Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing the signs and symptoms of flu (influenza infection) before taking any medicines including antibiotics like azithromycin as this is a viral infection and taking any antibiotics would not help in this condition.

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Can I take azithromycin for a sinus infection?
Yes, azithromycin can help to treat a bacterial sinus infection. However, as always advisable, antibiotics should only be taken only when the infection is properly diagnosed by the doctor and then antibiotics are taken as advised.

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Can I take azithromycin for yeast infection?
Azithromycin is an antibiotic (works against a bacterial infection). It does not have any action against the yeast (fungal) infection.

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Can I take azithromycin for chlamydia?
Yes, azithromycin can be taken for chlamydial infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor, in the doses advised.

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Can I take azithromycin for tooth infection?
Azithromycin can be taken to treat tooth infection. However, it is always advisable to take antibiotics only when recommended by a doctor to treat the infection.

Ornidazole

Q.

Is ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.

Q.

What does ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.

Q.

Is ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.

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Is ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.

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Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

Q.

Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.

Q.

Is ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.

Q.

How long does ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.

Fluconazole

Q.

What is fluconazole used for?
Fluconazole is an antifungal drug, used for the treatment of many fungal infections like Cryptococcal meningitis (fungal infection in the brain), Coccidioidomycosis (a disease of the lungs), infections caused by Candida, found in the blood stream, body organs (e.g. heart, lungs) or urinary tract, mucosal thrush (infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat and denture sore mouth), genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis, skin infections like athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection.
Fluconazole capsules can also be used to stop cryptococcal meningitis, mucosal thrush, vaginal thrush from coming back and to stop you from getting an infection caused by Candida (if your immune system is weak and not working properly).

Q.

Can fluconazole be taken with oral contraceptives (OCPs) or birth control pills?
Fluconazole has been reported to have a minor interaction when taken with estradiol (a component of OCPs), it can increase the level or effect of estradiol when given along with it. Talk to your doctor if you are taking birth control pills and you have been asked to take fluconazole also.

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Can fluconazole be taken with azithromycin?
Yes, fluconazole can be safely taken with azithromycin. A combination kit with agents of the similar class is available for vaginal infections. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your conditions.

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Can fluconazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss is a rare side effect seen with the use of fluconazole. Talk to your doctor if you experience hair fall while taking fluconazole.

Q.

Is fluconazole a steroid?
Fluconazole is not a steroid. Fluconazole belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

Q.

Is fluconazole safe in pregnancy?
Safety of fluconazole is not very clear in pregnancy. If you are pregnant or you are planning for pregnancy, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Q.

Is fluconazole an antibiotic?
Fluconazole is an antibiotic. It is an antifungal and is used to treat infections caused by fungi.

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Is fluconazole safe?
Fluconazole is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Is fluconazole contraindicated in breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding can be continued if you have to take a single dose of fluconazole capsules up to 200 mg. Talk to your doctor if you have to take a repeated dose of fluconazole as you may need to discontinue breastfeeding while taking fluconazole. Always talk to your doctor before taking any medicine if you are breastfeeding.

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Is fluconazole fungistatic or fungicidal?
Fluconazole is primarily fungistatic (inhibits the growth of fungus), however it may be fungicidal (kills fungus) against certain organisms in a dose-dependent manner, specifically Cryptococcus.

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Is fluconazole over the counter (OTC)?
Fluconazole is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine. It is available only when prescribed by your doctor.

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Can I take fluconazole with ciprofloxacin?
Fluconazole can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with metronidazole?
Fluconazole can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with probiotics?
Fluconazole can be taken with probiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with clarithromycin?
Clarithromycin and fluconazole both increase QT interval (abnormal heart rate). It can increase the level of clarithromycin by decreasing its breakdown, further increasing the chances of an abnormal heart rhythm. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with omeprazole?
Fluconazole can increase the level or effect of omeprazole by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with citalopram?
Fluconazole can increase the level or effect of citalopram by decreasing its breakdown (metabolism). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with cetirizine?
Fluconazole can be taken with cetirizine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with erythromycin?
Use of fluconazole and erythromycin at the same time has the potential to increase the risk of cardiotoxicity (harmful to heart) and consequently sudden heart death. Coadministration of fluconazole and erythromycin is not recommended at all.

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Can I take fluconazole with nitrofurantoin?
Fluconazole can be taken with nitrofurantoin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take fluconazole with alcohol?
Alcohol can be taken when you are taking fluconazole. No interactions have been reported between the two. However, it is better to avoid alcohol if you are taking any medicines.

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Does fluconazole delay periods?
Fluconazole does not delay periods. Please consult your doctor if your periods are delayed as it could be due to some other underlying condition.

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Does fluconazole work?
Fluconazole works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Does fluconazole treat bacterial vaginosis?
Fluconazole does not treat bacterial vaginosis as it is not active against any bacteria. Fluconazole is used to treat infection of the vagina caused by Candida (a fungal infection). If you think you are suffering from bacterial vaginosis, please consult your doctor as treatment should be started after the diagnosis of your infection (whether it is fungal or bacterial).

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Does fluconazole treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Fluconazole is used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by Candida. UTI can be caused by bacteria also. If you are suffering from UTI, please consult your doctor as the cause of infection (fungal or bacterial or other) needs to be identified before the start of any treatment.

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Does fluconazole make you tired?
Fluconazole can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness while taking fluconazole as it could be a sign of underlying liver problem. Fluconazole can affect your liver.

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Does fluconazole contain penicillin?
Fluconazole does not contain penicillin. Fluconazole belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

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Does fluconazole have sulfa in it?
Fluconazole does not contain sulfur. Fluconazole belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals.

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Does fluconazole treat chlamydia?
Fluconazole does not treat Chlamydia. Fluconazole is used for the treatment of fungal infections.

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Does fluconazole treat thrush?
Fluconazole is used for the treatment of mucosal thrush - infection affecting the lining of the mouth, throat, and denture, sore mouth and genital thrush – infection of the vagina or penis caused due to Candida.

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Can I take fluconazole for skin fungus?
Fluconazole is used to treat skin infections e.g. athlete's foot, ringworm, jock itch, nail infection caused due to Candida. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for skin fungal infection as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.

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Can I take fluconazole for a bladder infection?
Fluconazole is used to treat bladder infections caused due to Candida. If you think you are suffering from a bladder infection, please consult your doctor before taking any medicine.

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Can i take fluconazole for jock itch (ringworm infection)?
Fluconazole is used to treat jock itch (tinea cruris, ringworm). If you think you are suffering from jock itch, please consult your doctor as it needs to be diagnosed properly before the start of any therapy.

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Can I take fluconazole for thrush?
Fluconazole is used to treat thrush. If you think you are suffering from thrush, please consult your doctor before taking any medicine it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.

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Can I take fluconazole for yeast infection?
Fluconazole is used to treat infections caused by fungi and can be used to help you from getting a candidal infection. The most common cause of fungal infection is a yeast called Candida, so, it can be used for yeast infections. If you think you are suffering from yeast infection, please consult your doctor as it requires a proper diagnosis before the start of any therapy.

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Can I take fluconazole for ringworm?
Fluconazole is used to treat ringworm. If you think you are suffering from ringworm, please consult your doctor before taking any medicine as it requires proper diagnosis.

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How often can I take fluconazole for thrush?
The duration of treatment with fluconazole depends on the type and site of thrush. Talk to your doctor and take fluconazole for a duration as prescribed by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)