Metric-F (Metronidazole plus Furazolidone) is 60ml suspension approx. It is used as amoebicide and as an antiprotozoal. It is banana flavored.
1 pack of metric-F contains a 60ml approx suspension.
Each 5ml contains:
Furazolidone U.S.P 25mg
Metronidazole U.S.P 75mg
(Present as metronidazole benzoate)
Adults: 1-2 teaspoonfuls 3 times daily.
Children (2-6 years): ½-1 teaspoonful 3 times daily.
Children (6-12 years): One teaspoonful 3 times daily or as directed by the physician.
It stops the growth of certain bacteria and parasites. It is used as an amoebicide ( to kill amoeba) and as an antiprotozoal agent.
It is used to treat amoebic dysentery (bloody diarrhea along with mucus). It is also used to treat bacterial infections, protozoal infections, and bacterial vaginosis.
It can cause gastrointestinal disturbances, furred tongue, and unpleasant taste. It can lead to leukopenia (decrease in white blood cells count), urticaria (hives), angioedema, and dark urine.
It can also cause CNS disturbances, neuropathy, and epileptic seizures on long-term therapy.
Store in a cool place below 25°C. Protect from sunlight. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children. For oral use only. Shake well before use.
Metric-F syrup is manufactured by Polyfine Chempharma. https://polyfinechempharma.com
Metric-F syrup is not available online, you can get it from any pharmacy nearby you.
By: Kainat Noor