Furoxone (furazolidone) is a popular medicament that has been labeled as an antibiotic. It is recommended to help get rid of many different bacterial and protozoal infections such as enteritis, salmonella infections, cholera, traveler’s diarrhea, typhoid fever, and diarrhea. Furoxone extends sensitivity to sunlight, it may cause severe burning. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen when exposed to the sun is unavoidable.
Contact your physician if you need to learn more information about this drug.
Don’t stop treatment with Furoxone earlier than it was prescribed by your doctor even if you notice improvements in your condition. Stopping the medication too early may worsen your condition. Be careful about doing dangerous tasks, driving, operating machinery, or climbing until you are aware of how this drug affects you. Don’t drink alcohol. Always contact a medic before giving Furoxone to a child.
What symptoms or conditions should I report to a doctor before I take this medicine?
It is important to report to a doctor if you have or had the following conditions:
- bowel disease (colitis)
- hypertension or any type of heart problems
- kidney or liver disease
- allergy to sulfa drugs, furosemide, other dyes, medicines, foods, or preservatives
- abnormal blood electrolytes
- vomiting or diarrhea
- pregnancy, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant
How to take Furoxone?
Furoxone is offered in pill, or liquid form to take orally. The amount of Furoxone is based on medical condition and response to therapy. It is obvious to inquire your health care provider before taking Furoxon. Follow instructions strictly.
The tablets should be swallowed whole. Do not crush, chew or break them. This drug is taken with some water. You may take it with food or on an empty stomach. In order to understate stomach irritation and help your body absorb the drug is desirable to combine it with meals or milk. Shake the suspension well before each use to mix the medicine evenly. Use a specially marked measuring spoon or medicine cup to be sure of the correct dose.
What should I do if I miss the dose?
If you miss the dose, try to take it as soon as you have the opportunity. If it is time for your next dose, take only one dose. You don’t have to double the dose.
What should you do if you overdose on Furoxone?
Taking any medicine in large doses can have serious consequences for your health. If you feel an overdose, contact your health care professional instantly.
What drug(s) may interact with Furoxone?
- Drugs for high blood pressure
- Certain antibiotics in injection form
- Medicines that relax muscles for surgery
- Heart medicines like nitroglycerin, dofetilide, digoxin
- Drugs for diabetes
- Drugs for high cholesterol like cholestyramine, colestipol, clofibrate
- NSAIDs, medicines for pain and inflammation like naproxen, ibuprofen, or indomethacin
- Steroid drugs like cortisone or prednisone
This list of interactions maybe not complete. Provide your medical practitioner entire list of medicines, herbs, dietary supplements, or non-prescription drugs you take. Moreover, tell them whether you drink alcohol, use illegal drugs, or smoke. Particular items may interact with your drug.
40 Tablets, 80 Tablets, 120 Tablets, 200 Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
6 To 15 days