Pharmacological properties "furagin" and indications for use



"Furagin" is a synthetic antimicrobial - nitrofuran derivatives.The active ingredient - an antibiotic furazidin."Furagin" comes in the form of tablets, one tablet contains 50 mg furazidina.The drug has an antibacterial effect and destroys the bacteria staphylococcus, salmonella, streptococcus, Giardia, Shigella, enterobacteria. Action "furagin" stronger than the effects of other drugs, and nitrofuran group 'chloramphenicol'.
"Furagin" is also effective against microorganisms having a resistance to antibiotics and sulfonamides.The drug is absorbed in the small intestine and is metabolized in the liver."Furagin" excreted by the kidneys and excreted in urine, its concentration in urine is greater than the required rate for the bacteriostatic effects.

"Furagin" prescribed for infectious and
inflammatory diseases of the urogenital system: cystitis, pyelonephritis, urethritis, prostatitis;infections of female genital mutilation, as a prevention of infections in urologic surgery, catheterization.


Instructions for Use "furagin"



For the treatment of adults appoint the first day of treatment 2 tablets (100 mg) four times a day, in the next few days - 100 mg three times daily (after meals).The drug takes 7-14 days.

Babies "Furagin" are at the rate of 5-7 mg / kg body weight per day.In the case of long-term treatment - 1-2 mg / kg per day.The course of treatment "furagin" for children of 7-8 days.The treatment can be repeated after some time (10-15 days). As a preventive measure, "Furagin" need to take 1 tablet (50 mg), 1 per day (night).


Side effect "furagin"



"Furagin" can have on the body side effects.It dyspeptic symptoms - loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting.It may appear abnormal liver function, headache, dizziness, development of polyneuritis."Furagin" sometimes causes an allergic reaction: hives and itchy skin.In case of overdose the following symptoms: neurotoxic reactions, abnormal liver function, polyneuritis, acute toxic hepatitis.For treatment of overdose cancel "Furagin" patient give plenty of fluids, symptomatic therapy, prescribe antihistamine drugs, as well as B vitamins patients with deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, and diseases of the nervous system "Furagin" appoint acaution.

To prevent the occurrence of side effects, patients are encouraged to drink plenty of liquids and prescribe antihistamines.To prevent neuritis is recommended to take B vitamins "Furagin" has contraindications: it can not be used during pregnancy and lactation, in violation of the kidneys, liver, and increased sensitivity to derivatives of nitrofuran.The drug is not indicated for children up to three years.