Read the medicine
guide provided by your pharmacist, your doctor, or the medicine company. If you have any questions related to Flazol
, ask your doctor or pharmacist. UseFlazol Tabletas per the instructions provided by your doctor.
is used with or after food. Flazol should be swallowed with water. It should not be chewed.
The typical dose of Flazol for adults is 750 mg three times daily orally for 5 to 10 days. The usual dose for children is 35 to 50 mg/kg/24 hours or 15.9 to 22.7 mg/lb/kg/24 hours, orally for 10 days divided into three doses. The maximum dose for adult patients of Flazol
is 2000 mg per day. This medicine is generally used for a period of 7 days for trichomoniasis
, 5-10 days for amebiasis, 7-10 days for anaerobic bacterial infections, 5-7 days for bacterial vaginosis
, 3-10 days for giardiasis
, 3 days for acute ulcerative gingivitis
, 3-7 days for acute dental infections, 7 days for leg ulcers
and pressure sores, and 7-14 days for eradication of Helicobacter pylori.
This medicine should be used on an as-needed basis
. Infections of the bone and joint, endocardium, and lower respiratory tract may require longer treatment. Flazol should be used as directed by the doctor even if you feel well, or even if you think that there is no need for you to use your medicine.
Discuss with your doctor if your condition does not improve or worsens. Discuss with your doctor if stomach pain
, abnormally low weight, nausea
, vomiting, fever
, feeling of discomfort, fatigue
, yellowing of the skin, dark urine, and discolored stools
. If you have issues with the health of your liver, For patients with severe liver damage (Child-Pugh C), the dose of Flazol should be reduced by 50%.
Your doctor may prescribe a lower starting dose of this medicine
to understand the impact on the body. Please follow your doctor's recommendations. Older patients may see an increase in the incidence of side-effects
. As a result, a lower dose may be recommended for older patients.
If you are giving Flazol Tablet
to a child, be sure to use a product that is for use in children. Use the child's weight or age to find the right dose from the product package or medicine label. You can also read the dosage section
of this page to know the correct dose for your child. Else, consult with your doctor and follow their recommendation.
To decrease the possibility of side-effects, you might be recommended to use the extended-release form of this medicine
by your doctor. The extended-release medicine helps in maintaining a steady level of the medicine in your body for a longer period of time. Do not crush or chew the medicine, unless indicated on the package or by your doctor.
Flazol is intended for intravenous (into the veins) use only. Flazol is to be given slowly by intravenous drip infusion only, either as a constant or periodic infusion. Intravenous admixtures comprising Flazol and other drugs should be avoided. Flazol Injection, USP is a ready-to-use isotonic solution. There is no requirement of dilution or buffering and do not refrigerate the injection.
Avoid consuming alcohol
together with Flazol.
Your doctor may request that specific lab tests be performed before you start using Flazol Tablet. Your doctor may ask you to undergo Antibiotic Susceptibility
test. This test helps the doctor in selecting an appropriate antibacterial drug for starting the therapy. Your doctor may request liver function test test. Liver function tests must be done just before to the start of treatment, throughout and after the end of treatment until liver function is within average ranges, or till the baseline values are achieved. Flazol should be discontinued if the liver function tests become markedly raised during treatment.
Medicines may be recommended for uses other than those listed in the medicine guide. You should not use Flazol Tablet
for conditions or symptoms for which it was not prescribed. Do not giveFlazol Tabletto other people, even if they have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. The use of this medicine without the advice of a doctor may cause harm.
Follow storage instructions on the product package if available. Store Flazol Tablet
below 25°C (77°F), away from excess heat and moisture, and protect from light. Store this medicine
away from children and pets