Frotin F.C.

Frotin F.C.

metronidazole

Manufacturer:

Y.S.P. Industries

Distributor:

Y.S.P. Industries
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metronidazole
Indications/Uses
Urogenital trichomoniasis in both genders. All forms of amoebiasis (intestinal & extraintestinal disease & symptomless cyst passers); acute ulcerative gingivitis & acute dental infection. Treatment & prophylaxis of anaerobic bacterial infection.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Trichomonas vaginitis 2 tab bd for 7 days or 4 tab in the morning & 6 tab in the evening for 2 days or 10 tab as single dose. Amoebiasis: Invasive intestinal disease in susceptible subject Adult & childn >10 yr 4 tab tds; childn 7-10 yr 2 tab tds; 3-7 yr 1 tab qds; 1-3 yr 1 tab tds. Duration: 5 days. Intestinal disease in less susceptible subject & chronic amoebic hepatitis Adult & childn >10 yr 2 tab tds; childn 7-10 yr 1 tab tds. Duration: 5-10 days. Amoebic liver abscess, other forms of extraintestinal amoebiasis Adult & childn >10 yr 2 tab tds; childn 7-10 yr 1 tab tds. Duration: 5 days. Symptomless cyst passers Adult & childn >10 yr 2-4 tab tds; childn 7-10 yr 1-2 tab tds. Duration: 5-10 days. Acute ulcerative gingivitis Adult & childn >10 yr 1 tab tds for 3 days. Acute dental infection Adult & childn >10 yr 1 tab tds for 3-7 days. Prophylaxis against anaerobic infection in abdominal (especially colorectal) & gynaecological surgery Adult 2 tab tds for 3-4 days followed by post-op IV or rectal administration until patient is able to take PO. Childn 7.5 mg/kg tds. Established anaerobic infection Adult Initially 4 tab, followed by 2 tab tds. Childn 7.5 mg/kg tds.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to nitroimidazole derivatives.
Special Precautions
Blood dyscrasias, active CNS disease (except brain abscess). Regular clinical & lab monitoring advised if treatment >10 days. Avoid alcohol. Severe hepatic disease. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI & CNS disturbances, metallic taste, furry tongue, glossitis, stomatitis, reversible neutropenia, hypersensitivity reactions.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, warfarin, phenobarb, lithium.
ATC Classification
J01XD01 - metronidazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole derivative antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Frotin F.C. FC tab 200 mg
Packing/Price
100 × 10's
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