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INTRODUCTION

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is a combination of Metronidazole and Ofloxacin, which belong to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is used to treat different kinds of bacterial and parasitic infections (caused by different kinds of bacteria or parasites), diarrhea (loose, watery stools that occur more often than usual) and systemic infection (an infection that is in the bloodstream).

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with liver problems, kidney problems and heart disease. FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is not recommended for use by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

The most common side effects of FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION are nausea, headache, sleeplessness, genital itching in women, dizziness, vaginal inflammation, diarrhoea and vomiting. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen. 

USES OF FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION

  • Treats bacterial and parasitic infections
  • Treats diarrhea
  • Treats systemic infection (an infection that is in the bloodstream)

HOW FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION WORKS

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION helps to reduce infections caused by different bacteria or parasites, whereas Metronidazole works by inhibiting the protein synthesis in the cells of various bacteria and parasites, which gradually leads to cell death. Ofloxacin works by preventing bacterial growth (DNA replication), which leads to cell death.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION as directed by your physician. Shake well before use. Do not stop using FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION without informing your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION

COMMON

  • nausea
  • headache
  • sleeplessness
  • genital itching in women
  • dizziness
  • vaginal inflammation
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting

RARE

Stop using FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION and contact your doctor immediately if you have:

  • allergic reaction with symptoms such as swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue, itching, difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing
  • skin rashes with blistering, peeling or bleeding of the skin around the lips, eyes, mouth, nose and genitals
  • serious but very rare side effect is a brain disease (encephalopathy)
  • blistering or bleeding of the skin around the eyes, mouth, lips, nose and genitals
  • red, scaly widespread rash with bumps under the skin and blisters accompanied by fever
  • steven johnson syndrome - severe blistering rash where layers of the skin may peel off

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea / Vomiting:

Take this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oil-rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Headache:

Rest and relax. Drink plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the head if required. Do not consume alcohol. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Dizziness:

If you feel dizzy, keep your eyes closed sit or lie down. Do not drive or operate machinery. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Diarrhea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid taking any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel sleepy or dizzy or could affect your eyesight after using FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION because it might cause unpleasant side effects such as nausea, vomiting, hot flushes, stomach pain, very fast or uneven heartbeat and headache. Consult your doctor before using it.

KIDNEY

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems and patients undergoing kidney dialysis. Consult your doctor before using it.

LIVER

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Do not take FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION if you are allergic to metronidazole, ofloxacin, other quinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin or norfloxacin or any of the other ingredients in this medicine. Consult your doctor before using it.

LUNGS

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with a lung transplant. Consult your doctor before using it.

HEART DISEASE

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in patients with heart disease. Consult your doctor before using it.

OTHERS

Before using FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have a disease of the nervous system
  • are on hemodialysis
  • have a history of joint problems or rheumatoid arthritis
  • are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, seizures, stroke
  • have decreased in blood minerals

Use in Pediatrics:

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in children. Consult your doctor before using it.

Use in Geriatrics:

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution. Consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION, inform your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines:

  • warfarin (anticoagulants)
  • lithium (used to treat mental illness)
  • phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbitone (used to treat epilepsy)
  • 5 fluorouracil, busulfan (used to treat cancer)
  • ciclosporin (immunosuppressant)
  • disulfiram

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally receive too much of FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Metronidazole, Ofloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Nitroimidazole antibiotic, Quinolone antibiotic
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial and parasitic infections, diarrhea, systemic infection
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Syrup, Suspension, Oral Suspension

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION out of reach from children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION

Can I drive after taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION?

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel sleepy or dizzy or if it could affect your eyesight after taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION. Since FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is an antibiotic, it will affect the body’s normal functioning. So, it is advised not to drive or operate any machinery after taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION.

Can breast-feeding women take FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION?

A few clinical trial studies show that FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION passes through the breast milk from mother to infant while breastfeeding. So, FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION is not recommended for breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking it.

I am presently undergoing kidney dialysis. Can I take FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION?

FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION should be used with caution in dialysis patients. Since dialysis purifies intoxicants and other materials in the blood, FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION can also be removed. So, the effect of FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION might be reduced. It is better to inform your doctor if you are on dialysis and you are taking FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION.

Does FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION cause vomiting?

Since vomiting is the most common side effect observed for FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION, it may cause vomiting. So, eat simple meals and avoid oily or spicy foods and take this medicine with or just after meals. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

How many doses of FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION can I take in a day?

Take FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION as advised by your physician. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.

Does FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION cause sleeplessness?

Yes, the use of FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION may cause sleeplessness. FESTIVE MZ SUSPENSION may influence the normal sleep cycle, resulting in reduced sleep compared to normal. So, it is better to make your surroundings comfortable, which can have a positive influence on sleep (like the room light being dimmed or minimizing external noises).

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi, Anti-microbial drugs and Beta-lactam Antibiotics, Essentials of medical pharmacology, Seventh edition. 2013 Page 894 & 713.

2. Connor B. Weir; Jacqueline K. Le., Metronidazole, National Library of Medicine. [Revised April 2022] [Accessed 22 June 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK539728/

3. JB Chemicals, OFM SUSP, CIMS. [Accessed 22 June 2022] https://www.mims.com/india/drug/info/ofm%20susp

4. Rosemont, Metronidazole. [Revised April 2020] [Accessed 22 June 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6690.pdf

5. Medindia, Ofloxacin. [Accessed 22 June 2022] https://www.medindia.net/drug-price/ofloxacin/zo-60ml.htm#Indication

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FESTIVE MZ Suspension 30ml

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