Furazolidone + Metronidazole is a combination of two antibiotics: Furazolidone + Metronidazole1 and Furazolidone + Metronidazole2, which treats stomach and intestine infections. Furazolidone + Metronidazole1 works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Furazolidone + Metronidazole2 kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Together, they treat your infection effectively.
Q. Can I stop taking Metroquin F Syrup when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Metroquin F Syrup 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 Metroquin F Syrup cause metallic taste?
Yes, Metroquin F Syrup 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 Metroquin F Syrup?
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Metroquin F Syrup 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 Metroquin F Syrup?
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 15th Apr 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.