Indications for "furazolidone»

«furazolidone" most effective in the treatment of diseases caused by Gram-negative aerobic bacteria.Aerobic gram-positive bacteria, protozoa and fungi are sensitive to the drug to a lesser extent.The tool has no effect on anaerobic microorganisms.Small doses "furazolidone" have a bacteriostatic effect and higher - bactericidal.The drug has a small immune-stimulating effect."Furazolidone" indicated for the treatment of typhoid and paratyphoid, giardiasis, bacillary dysentery, enterocolitis, diarrhea caused by infectious causes (including food poisoning), with trichomonas infection, urethritis, cystitis, infected burns and wounds of the skin.

How to take "furazolidone»

drug should be taken orally with a glass of water.When food poisoning, dysentery and paratyphoid "fu
razolidone" drink 100-150 mg four times a day for seven to ten days.When coleitis means taking 100 mg three or four times a day for three days, the vagina administered five grams of a powder consisting of a mixture of the drug with the milk sugar (lactose) in a ratio of 1: 400 in the rectum must once daily administeredrectal suppositories "furazolidone".When Trichomonas urethritis means take four times a day for one hundred milligrams for three days.For the treatment of giardiasis adult must take the drug at 100 mg four times per day.Babies drug give a rate of 10 mg per kilogram body weight (day), the dose is partitioned into three doses.For the treatment of infections of wounds and burns, "furazolidone" should be applied topically in the form of irrigation solution (1: 25,000) or wet-drying dressings.

Side effects "furazolidone" contraindications to its use

Side effects "furazolidone" manifested by nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, pain in the epigastric region, angioedema, urticaria, pruritus, rash.The consequences of long-term use of the drug are shortness of breath, coughing, neurotoxic reactions, hemolytic anemia, methemoglobinemia.

«furazolidone" is contraindicated in patients with chronic renal failure in the terminal stages, with lactose and glucose-6-fosfotdegidrogenaznoy failure.It is not indicated for children under the age of one month.During pregnancy and lactation, the drug is used only if the anticipated benefits will be higher than the possible risk to the child.With great care, "furazolidone" appoint people with diseases of the nervous system and the liver.At the time of receiving the funds should refuse to perform work requiring fast response and high concentration.