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Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup

Manufacturer: Acron Pharmaceuticals
Medicine composition: Metronidazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 11, 2019

Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup is antibacterial and antifungal which is used to cure inflammatory diseases, endocarditis, dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis and amebiasis. It treats certain parasitic and bacterial infections of the vagina, respiratory tract, skin and joints. This medication is sold under the trade name of Flagyl and Flagyl ER.

There are certain side effects of this medication which includes dizziness, headache, upset stomach, abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, reduced appetite, either diarrhea or constipation, blurred vision, clouded thoughts, fever, irritability, aggression, depression, difficulty speaking and breathing, skin rash or redness, a burning sensation, blisters, sore throat, darkening of the urine, rapid or irregular heartbeat and mouth ulcers to name a few.

Pregnant women, breastfeeding women or if you are planning to conceive then you must not take Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup. This medication is also available in capsule and tablet form. The dosage will be prescribed by your doctor determining your age, gender, overall health and the severity of your condition. In case of drug overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

  • Amebiasis

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating amebiasis which is a parasitic infection that affects the intestine and amebic liver abscess caused by Entamoeba histolytica.
  • Trichomoniasis

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating trichomoniasis which is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Trichomonas vaginalis.
  • Bacterial Vaginosis

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina caused by Lactobacillus species.
  • Bacterial Infections

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup treats infection caused by bacteria in blood, lungs, genital areas caused by Bacteroides fragilis and Clostridium species.
  • Surgical Prophylaxis

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup helps in treating infections that may cause after surgery.
  • Allergy

    Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup or other nitroimidazoles.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women should not use this medication. It is recommended to consult doctor before using Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women should not use this medication. Consultation with doctor is recommended if you are using Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup belongs to the class anthelmintics. It enters into the organism and forms the free radical. A concentration gradient is created in the organism due to alteration in the molecule and promotes the influx of the molecule. Thus, the free radical and the altered molecule will interfere with the DNA synthesis and stops the growth of the organism.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Ethanol

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended in patients with Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup. Any symptoms of the fast heartbeat, warmth, headache, and breathing difficulty should be reported to the doctor.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Warfarin

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup may increase the concentration of warfarin and increase the risk of bleeding. Inform the doctor if you have any bleeding disorder. Any symptoms of unusual bleeding, blood in stools, headache, and dizziness should be reported to the doctor. An alternate class of medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.

    Atorvastatin

    These medicines may increase the risk of nerve damage if given together. Any symptoms of numbness, tingling or burning sensation in feet, hands should be informed to the doctor. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.

    Disulfiram

    Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup is not recommended in patients receiving disulfiram due to the risk of confusion and psychotic symptoms. Inform the doctor if you are receiving these medications. Any symptoms of change in behavior, irritation, and altered coordination should be reported to the doctor.
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About Acrogyl 200 MG Dry Syrup
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