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Furoxone (furazolidone) is one of the synthetic antimicrobial nitrofurans. It is a stable, yellow, crystalline compound 3-(5-nitrofurfurylideneamino)-2-oxazolidinone .
Inactive Ingredients: Furoxone (furazolidone) tablets contain calcium pyrophosphate, FD& C Blue #2, magnesium stearate, starch, and sucrose. Furoxone (furazolidone) liquid contains carboxy methylcellulose sodium, flavors, glycerin, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylparaben, propylparaben, purified water, and saccharin sodium.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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