Flagyl 0.5%w/v Solution for Infusion in Viaflex Container *

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    SANOFI
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    No Recent Update
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    Product subject to medical prescription which may not be renewed (A)
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Updated on 12 March 2019

File name

PIL Flagyl Infusion PL CB-30-02-394_1552404251.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects

Updated on 20 July 2018

File name

Flagyl Infusion PIL - Adobe Acrobat Pro.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions
  • Change to section 4 - possible side effects

Updated on 20 July 2018

File name

Flagyl Solution for Infusion SPC.PDF

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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  1. Special warnings and special precautions for use

 

Wording replaced in paragraph with:-

 

  • (SJS),
  • (TEN) or acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis (AGEP)
  • AGEP
  • must be immediately

 

  1. Undesirable effects

 

Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders

 

Wording added into paragragh

 

  • acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis

 

Updated on 22 December 2016

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for new product

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Updated on 22 December 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

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Update section 4.4

Updated on 20 December 2016

File name

PIL_15461_501.pdf

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for new product

Updated on 20 December 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - what you need to know - warnings and precautions

Updated on 30 August 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 19 August 2016

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

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4.8             Undesirable effects

Frequency, type and severity of adverse reactions in children are the same as in adults.

 

 

            Gastrointestinal disorders

-     epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, malaise, diarrhoea.

-     oral mucositis, taste disorders, dry mouth, anorexia.

-     reversible cases of pancreatitis.

-     tongue discolouration/furry tongue.

 

Immune system disorders

-           angioedema,  anaphylactic shock.

           

           Nervous system disorders

-     peripheral sensory neuropathy, paraesthesia

-          headache, convulsions, dizziness.

-          reports of encephalopathy (e.g. confusion) and subacute cerebellar syndrome (e.g. ataxia, dysathria, gait impairment, nystagmus and tremor) which may resolve with discontinuation of the drug.

-          aseptic meningitis

 

Psychiatric disorders

-          psychotic disorders including confusion, hallucinations

-          depressed mood

 

Eye disorders

-     transient vision disorders such as diplopia, myopia, blurred vision, decreased visual acuity, changes in color vision.

-     Optic neuropathy/neuritis.

 

Ear and labyrinth disorders

-          hearing impaired/hearing loss (including sensorineural)

-          tinnitus

 

Blood and lymphatic system disorders

-     cases of agranulocytosis, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia have been reported.

 

Hepatobiliary disorders

-      increase in liver enzymes (AST, ALT, alkaline phosphatase), cholestatic or mixed hepatitis and hepatocellular liver injury, sometimes with jaundice, have been reported.

-      cases of liver failure requiring liver transplant have been reported in patients treated with metronidazole mostly when used in combination with other antibiotic drugs.

 

Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders

-      rash, pruritus, flushing, urticaria

-      pustalar eruptions

-      fixed drug eruption

-      Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis.

 

General disorders and administration site conditions

-  fever

 

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk balance of the medicinal product. Healthcare professionals are asked to report any suspected adverse reactions via HPRAPharmacovigilance, Earlsfort Terrace, IRL - Dublin 2; Tel: +353 1 6764971;  Fax: +353 1 6762517. Website: www.hpra.ie; e-mail: medsafety@hpra.ie

Updated on 04 April 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to side-effects

Updated on 19 March 2014

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

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Type II.C.1.4 variation to update the SPC for the product range following the revision of the Core Safety Data Sheet for metronidazole. The update concerns the addition of adverse events to section 4.8 of the SPC.

Updated on 27 June 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to marketing authorisation holder

Updated on 05 March 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Section 4.8 updated re Hepatic disorders

Updated on 28 February 2013

Reasons for updating

  • Improved electronic presentation

Updated on 29 August 2012

Reasons for updating

  • New PIL for medicines.ie

Updated on 14 December 2011

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.1 - Therapeutic indications
  • Change to section 4.2 - Posology and method of administration
  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use
  • Change to section 4.7 - Effects on ability to drive and use machines
  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects
  • Change to section 5.3 - Preclinical safety data

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C.I.3.b To update sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.7, 4.8 & 5.3 of the SPC
CSDS Update & Article 45

Updated on 10 September 2009

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.8 - Undesirable effects

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Addition of depressed mood and possible jaundice.

Updated on 04 April 2008

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 4.4 - Special warnings and precautions for use

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Update Section 4.4 Special Warnings and Precautions for use

Updated on 02 April 2008

Reasons for updating

  • Correction of spelling/typing errors

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Updated on 10 March 2008

Reasons for updating

  • Change to section 2 - Qualitative and quantitative composition
  • Change to section 10 - Date of revision of the text

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Update section
2 Qualitative and Quantitative Composition
10 Date of Revision

Updated on 23 November 2006

Reasons for updating

  • New SPC for medicines.ie

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