Furalif Suspension (Furazolidone & Metronidazole) by Life Pharmaceutical Company

Furazolidone & Metronidazole Suspension

Drug Category: Antibacterial/ Antiprotozoal

Indication: Sodium Acid Citrate is primarily indicated in conditions like Acidosis, Pyelitis, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Urinary retention, Urinary retention.

Composition:

Each 5ml contains:

  • Furazolidone……………………………………….25mg
  • Metronidazole Benzoate eq.to Metronidazole Base………..75mg

Pharmacological Action:

  • Furazolidone: A nitrofuran derivative with antiprotozoal and antibacterial activity. Furazolidone acts by gradual inhibition of monoamine oxidase.It is active against Giardia Lamblia and against a range of enteric bacteria in vitro including staphylococci, enterococci, E.coli, salmonella, shigella spp, and vibrio cholerae. Furazolidone is bactericidal and appears to act by interfering with bacterial enzyme system.
  • Metronidazole: Metronidazole is a 5-nitroimidazole derivative with activity against anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It also has a radiosensitising effect on hypoxic tumour cells. Its mechanism of action is that these organisms reduce the nitro group and generate metabolites that inhibit DNA synthesis.

Presentation:

  • Amber Glass Bottle
  • Syrup in High Density Polyethylene Bottle

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