FOLFLOX-M Suspension is a pediatric suspension used in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery. Ofloxacin metronidazole suspension contains ofloxacin 50mg and Metronidazole Benzoate eq. to Metronidazole 120mg and Simethicone 10mg per dose of 5ml.
Ofloxacin & Metronidazole Suspension
Folflox-M is a combination of three medicaments Ofloxacin, Metronidazole, and Simethicone. Therefore Ofloxacin and Metronidazole are two antibacterial drugs, Ofloxacin prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing further, and killing the bacteria. Metronidazole cures parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Simethicone is in the antiflatulent class of drugs. treats symptoms of gas, which may include painful pressure, fullness, and bloating.
Ofloxacin Metronidazole suspension Use:
Ofloxacin, Metronidazole, and Simethicone suspension are used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. Ofloxacin and Metronidazole are two antibacterial drugs, Ofloxacin prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing further, and killing the bacteria. Metronidazole cures parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Also used to relieve the symptoms of excessive gas in the gastrointestinal tract, namely bloating, burping, and flatulence. Folflox-M is effective for dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and amebiasis.
BRAND NAME: FOLFLOX-M
DOSAGE FORM: ORAL SUSPENSION
Each 5 ml contains:
Ofloxacin IP 50mg Metronidazole Benzoate IP eq. to Metronidazole 120mg Simethicone 10mg
PACK SIZE: 30 ML BOX
MRP: Rs. 45.00/-
CEFFON–OX: Cefixime and Ofloxacin Tablet
FOLFLOX-OZ: Ornidazole and Ofloxacin Tablet
The folflox-M suspension has very few side effects, always consult your doctor before taking this medication. some common side effects that may be found in some patients are Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Headache.
This medication may have some interactions with Antabuse (disulfiram) Anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as Coumadin (warfarin) medicines. People are often advised not to drink alcohol during systemic metronidazole therapy and for at least 48 hours after completion of treatment. However, FOLFLOX-M is a pediatric use so that there are very rare need for alcohol warning
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