Metnox Suspension 30ml
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30ml Suspension in Bottle
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Metnox Suspension 30ml Description
Metnox Suspension is a combination medicine containing norfloxacin and metronidazole as its active ingredients. It is used for the treatment of loose motions caused due to mixed bacterial infections.
Uses of Metnox Suspension 30ml
Metnox Suspension is used for the treatment of loose motions caused due to mixed bacterial infections.
Contraindications of Metnox Suspension 30ml
- If you are allergic to norfloxacin, metronodazole or or any other ingredients of this medicine.
- If you have a known history of tendon rupture or tendinitis (develop swelling or pain in your limbs) associated with the use of norfloxacin or antimicrobial agents similar to it.
- If you have a condition of muscle weakness
- If you are known to have low immunity or ulcers or holes (perforations) in the gastrointestinal tract
- If you are pregnant (first trimester) or are breastfeeding.
- If you are suffering from a bacterial infection in the vagina.
Side effects of Metnox Suspension 30ml
Precautions and Warnings of Metnox Suspension 30ml
Can I take Metnox Suspension during pregnancy?
Metnox Suspension should not be used during pregnancy.
Can I take Metnox Suspension while breastfeeding?
A component form Metnox passes into the breastmilk, hence it is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Metnox Suspension and for at least for a day after the treatment has been discontinued.
Can I drive if I have consumed Metnox Suspension?
You may feel dizzy, drowsy after taking Metnox Suspension. So, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
Can I consume alcohol with Metnox Suspension?
- The consumption of alcohol along with Metnox Suspension can lead to the chances of disulfiram-like reaction where you may experience low blood pressure, hot flushes, nausea, shortness of breath and sometimes giddiness....
- It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment. You should not be consuming alcohol during the treatment and at least for 48 hours after the treatment with Metnox.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You suffer from blood disorders like blood-fluid imbalance (dyscrasias) or porphyria.
- You had or have a history of fits or epilepsy.
- You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- You experience infections after taking the Metnox.
- You have peripheral neuropathy (abnormal, painful sensations like pins and needles).
- You have liver or kidney disease or are on dialysis.
- You are suffering from Cockayne syndrome (growth retardation, impaired development of the brain and sensitivity to sunlight).
- You are an alcoholic and must avoid alcohol during the treatment and at least after 48 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.
- You have tendon or nerve problems
- You have problems with your heart like irregular heartbeats, abnormal heart rhythm and slow heartbeat.
- You have rheumatoid arthritis or a history of joint issues
- You must avoid being in the sunlight for too long as this medicine may make you more sensitive to the sun.
Mode of Action of Metnox Suspension 30ml
How Does It Work?
- Norfloxacin is an antibiotic that inhibits the production of the genetic material of bacteria. Thus, various substances essential for reproduction or survival of the bacteria cannot be produced by it. This affects their multiplication and they are ultimately killed....
- Metronidazole acts by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and parasites which are responsible for infection by interrupting the DNA and causing the DNA strands to break.
Directions for Use of Metnox Suspension 30ml
- Shake it well before use. Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
- Take Metnox Suspension with or without food as prescribed by the doctor.
Interactions of Metnox Suspension 30ml
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Metnox Suspension works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
- Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
Storage and disposal of Metnox Suspension 30ml
- Store below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
- Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Metnox Suspension 30ml
- Symptoms of an overdose of Metnox Suspension include nausea, confusion, dizziness, seizures, etc. In case of overdose contact the doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What is the use of Metnox Suspension?
A: Metnox Suspension is used for the treatment of loose motions caused due to mixed bacterial infections.
Q: What is the composition of Metnox Suspension?
A: Metnox Suspension is a combination medicine containing norfloxacin and metronidazole as its active ingredients.
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