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See Available Brands of Furazolidone in India

P - Caution when used during pregnancy
L - Caution when used during lactation
FI - Food *

Furazolidone is an antibacterial. It is marketed by Roberts Laboratories under the brand name Furoxone and by GlaxoSmithKline as Dependal-M.

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacokinetics

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Furazolidone Indications / Furazolidone Uses

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Furazolidone Adverse Reactions / Furazolidone Side Effects

Hypersensitivity,  hypoglycaemia, orthostatic hypotension, dizziness, drowsiness

Precautions

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Special Precautions

Pregnancy, lactation, G8PD deficiency

Other Drug Interactions

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Other Interactions

Food Interaction

Dosage

Oral
Giardiasis, cholera & other GI infections.
Adult: 100mg 4 times daily. Usual duration: 2-5 days, up to 7 days in some patients or 10 days for giardiasis.
Child: 1.25mg/kg four times daily, usually given for 2-5 days or up to ten days for giardiasis.


 

Food(before/after)

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List of Contraindications

Furazolidone and Pregnancy

Caution when used in pregnancy

Furazolidone and Lactation

Caution when used in lactation

Furazolidone and Children

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Furazolidone and Geriatic

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Furazolidone and Other Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, infants <one month. Alcohol

Storage

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Lab interference

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Furazolidone brands in India:

Furoxone Lomofen

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