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Fogum

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Fogum

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Chlorhexidine Gluconate, Metronidazole साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Fogum Information

Fogum Benefits & Uses

Fogum is used to treat the following -

Fogum Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Fogum

Chlorhexidine Gluconate
Metronidazole

Fogum Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Fogum is used -

  1. Altered taste
  2. Application Site Irritation
  3. Discolouration Of Teeth
  4. Swelling
  5. Tooth erosion
  6. Dry Mouth
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Anaphylactic reaction
  9. Headache Mild
  10. Back Pain Mild
  11. Sinus inflammation
  12. Mouth ulcer Moderate
  13. Edema Moderate
  14. Pharyngitis
  15. Nausea or vomiting
  16. Metallic taste in mouth
  17. Skin redness
  18. Skin Burning
  19. Sensation of Stinging
  20. Vaginal inflammation
  21. Erythema
  22. Contact Dermatitis Moderate
  23. Depression Moderate
  24. Vaginal discharge
  25. Influenza like symptoms
  26. Abdominal Pain Mild
  27. Dizziness Mild
  28. Skin irritation
  29. Agitation
  30. Blurred vision
  31. Fever Severe
  32. Constipation Severe
  33. Loss of appetite
  34. Convulsion
  35. Vaginal Irritation

Fogum Related Warnings

Is the use of Fogum safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Fogum safely.

Is the use of Fogum safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can feel side effects of Fogum. Stop taking Fogum immediately if you see any side effects. Talk to your doctor after that and take it again only based on your doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Fogum on the Kidneys?

Fogum is rarely harmful for [Organ].

What is the effect of Fogum on the Liver?

Fogum has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

What is the effect of Fogum on the Heart?

Fogum has very mild side effects on the [Organ].

Severe Interaction of Fogum with Other Drugs

Fogum should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Fogum Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Fogum unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Infections
  2. Skin Disorders and Diseases
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Diabetes
  7. Peripheral Neuropathy
  8. Calcium Deficiency
  9. Potassium Deficiency
  10. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Frequently asked Questions about Fogum

Is this Fogum habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Fogum has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Fogum, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Fogum only on doctor's advice.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Fogum is not used to treat mental disorders.

Fogum Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fogum

Taking Fogum with food does not harm your health.

Interaction between Alcohol and Fogum

Consuming Fogum with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

Fogum से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

सवाल 10 months पहले

Can Fogum cause dry mouth?

Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS, Internal Medicine

No, Fogum does not cause dry mouth. It has not been reported by the patients who are using this drug for treating gum infections.

सवाल 12 months पहले

Does Fogum kill ringworm?

Dr. Gangaram Saini MD, MBBS, General Physician

Yes, Fogum kill ringworm. Ringworm is a fungal infection, it has been reported that Fogum is effective against the fungal infection. Fogum kill by fungi by interfering its integrity of cell wall and cell membrane causing death.

सवाल over 1 year पहले

What is Fogum

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS, General Physician

Fogum is a brand name for chlorhexidine gluconate and it is available in the form of mouthwash and topical solution. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called antiseptic and disinfectant. It is used to treat gingivitis (gum disease).

सवाल about 1 year पहले

Can I use Fogum without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Saurabh Dhamdhere MBBS, Orthopedics

No, Fogum should not be used without consulting a doctor because it is a prescription drug. If you are using it yourself may cause an unintended side effect.

सवाल 11 months पहले

Does Fogum kill yeast?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS, Other

Yes, Fogum kill the yeast. Yeast infection is caused by a fungus, it has been reported that Fogum is effective against the fungal infection. Fogum kill by fungi by interfering its integrity of cell wall and cell membrane causing death.

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References

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 900
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Flagyl® Metronidazole
  3. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 837-839
  4. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 850-851