Furoxone (100mg) is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for giardiasis and cholera.  It works by killing the bacteria and protozoa.

Drug information on Furoxone (100mg) (Furazolidone) from Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Furoxone (100mg)

Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Furazolidone
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Medical Condition(s) for which Furoxone (100mg) may be prescribed

Bacillary Dysentery
Leucopenia / Leukopenia
Water Borne Diseases

Side effects of Furoxone (100mg)

Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, uneasiness, rash, fever, joint pain, brown urine and anemia.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults: 100mg 3-4 times. Children: 5mg/kg daily in 4 divided doses.

How to use Furoxone (100mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with food.

When is Furoxone (100mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Furoxone (100mg)

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women, patients with history of G6PD deficiency (genetic disorder).

Other Precautions for Furoxone (100mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Furoxone (100mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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