Flagystatin

Flagystatin

metronidazole + nystatin

Manufacturer:

PT. Aventis Pharma
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Metronidazole, nystatin.
Description
Each ovule contains 500 mg metronidazole and 100,00 I.U. nystatin.
Action
Pharmacological Properties: Fungicide and bactericide, i.e. Trichomonacide and anti-candidiasis.
Indications/Uses
Mixed vaginal infections due to Trichomonas vaginalis and Candida albicans.
Dosage/Direction for Use
One ovule daily, inserted deep into the vagina for 7 to 10 days.
Preferably, Flagyl oral tablets 250 mg twice daily should be given together with Flagystatin during the same period. Only in rare case a secondary course of treatment should be necessary.
Contraindications
No absolute contraindications, but should be used with care for hypersensitivity patients to any of the components.
Special Precautions
Where there is evidence of trichomonal infection in the male consort, he should be treated concurrently with oral Flagyl tablet to avoid re-infection.
Therapy should be discontinued whenever irritation occurred.
As metronidazole is carcinogenic in mouse, it should be used only for the above mentioned indication.
Use in Pregnancy: Should not be given during the first trimester of pregnancy. On second and third trimester, only to be used as palliative therapy.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation
Should not be given during the first trimester of pregnancy. On second and third trimester, only to be used as palliative therapy.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitive to any of the components and there are cases with a little headache.
Pruritus, urticarial and peripheral neuropathy.
Storage
Store in a cool place (15°-25°C).
ATC Classification
G01AF01 - metronidazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole derivative antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of gynecological infections.
Presentation/Packing
Ovule x 2 x 5's.
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