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Flaag 200 MG Syrup

Manufactured byFlamingo Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsAzithromycin
Description
Flaag 200 MG Syrup is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the nose, throat, tonsils, ear, lungs and skin, etc. It works by blocking the formation of proteins required for bacterial growth. Thus, it prevents further bacterial growth and multiplication. This medicine is only effective for bacterial infections. Flaag 200 MG Syrup may cause some common side effects such as stomach pain, diarrhoea, nausea, headache, etc. Consult your doctor if these symptoms persist or if they become severe. Avoid activities like driving vehicles and operating machines as this medicine may make you feel dizzy. Flaag 200 MG Syrup can be taken with or without food, as prescribed by your doctor. Your dose will depend on the severity of your condition. Try taking this syrup at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of medicine in your body. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting with your doctor, as it may lead to antibiotic resistance (a condition where infection-causing organisms develop the ability to defeat the effect of drugs designed to kill them). Flaag 200 MG Syrup is not recommended if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver, or kidney problems before starting the treatment. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before taking this medicine.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Flaag 200 MG Syrup

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Acid or sour stomach
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of appetite

Uses of Flaag 200 MG Syrup

What is it prescribed for?

  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia
  • Acute bacterial otitis media
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Acute bacterial Sinusitis
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsilitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time taken for Flaag 200 MG Syrup to show its action is not known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    Flaag 200 MG Syrup may remain in your body for approximately 17 days.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendency has been reported for Flaag 200 MG Syrup.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Animals studies indicate that Flaag 200 MG Syrup is safe for use during pregnancy. However, human data are not available. Hence, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Flaag 200 MG Syrup may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential benefits and risks. It may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, and diaper rash in your infant.

Allergy

Avoid taking Flaag 200 MG Syrup if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.

Liver damage

Flaag 200 MG Syrup is not recommended if you have cholestatic jaundice (a condition of reduced bile flow from the liver to the small intestine) or impaired liver function associated with prior use of this medicine. In such cases, the administration of this medicine can cause further liver damage.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Animals studies indicate that Flaag 200 MG Syrup is safe for use during pregnancy. However, human data are not available. Hence, consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Breast-feeding

Flaag 200 MG Syrup may pass into the breastmilk in small amounts. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor to understand the potential benefits and risks. It may cause diarrhoea, vomiting, and diaper rash in your infant.
General warnings

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a skeletal muscle weakness condition characterized by severe weakness of any of the muscles under your voluntary control, including the arms and legs. Take Flaag 200 MG Syrup with extreme caution if you have myasthenia gravis as it may get worsen.

Diarrhoea

Flaag 200 MG Syrup can cause diarrhoea because it may also kill the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine. Inform your doctor if you experience severe diarrhoea while receiving this medicine.

Driving or operating machinery

Flaag 200 MG Syrup may cause blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness and hence do not perform any activities such as driving vehicles or operating machines if you experience any of these symptoms.

Antibiotic resistance

Finish your entire course of treatment with Flaag 200 MG Syrup, even if your condition gets better to avoid antibiotic resistance. If you still feel unwell after completing your antibiotic course, consult your doctor.

Antacids

If you are taking an antacid containing aluminium and magnesium salts for indigestion, it can increase the time it takes for Flaag 200 MG Syrup to act on your body. Because of this, it is recommended to take this antibiotic at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking antacids.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose of Flaag 200 MG Syrup as soon as possible. If it is already time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose.

Overdose

If you suspect that you or someone else might have taken an overdose of Flaag 200 MG Syrup, seek immediate medical attention.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Pimozide

Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide

Digoxin

Theophylline

Amiodarone

Atorvastatin

Disease interactions

QT Prolongation

Flaag 200 MG Syrup may cause a heart rhythm problem called prolonged QT intervals (an electrical heartbeat disturbance) if you are taking heart medications. It may result in fast, rapid, and irregular heartbeats.

Liver Disease

Flaag 200 MG Syrup is taken with caution if you have liver problems due to the risk of liver damage.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Flaag 200 MG Syrup as instructed by your doctor. Drink plenty of water with it to avoid stomach irritation. Shake the bottle well before use. Flaag 200 MG Syrup is given for a short period. Hence, it is important to complete the whole treatment for maximum benefits. Complete the course of treatment to prevent re-infection. In such cases, it might be more difficult to treat infections as bacteria develop the ability to fight against antibiotics. Check the expiry date before using Flaag 200 MG Syrup. Throw the unused medicine safely after the expiry date. Keep it away from children and pets. Consult your doctor if your condition is not improving or getting worse after taking few doses of Flaag 200 MG Syrup.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Flaag 200 MG Syrup works in two ways in our body: 1. It stops the growth of bacteria. 2. It reduces swelling and infections.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Macrolides, Antibiotics

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 8 Nov 2021

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