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General Information on Ornidazole

Generic Name : Ornidazole

Latest prescription information about Ornidazole. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y41.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Amebicides

Trade Names/Brand Names of Ornidazole

India : 

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International : 

Avrazor, Biteral, Borneral, Dazolic, Invigan, Mebaxol, Oniz, Orni, Ornid, Ornidazol Biocrom, Ornidazol Gemepe, Ornidazol Richet, Ornidazole Serb, Ornidazol-Vero, Ornidone, Ornil, Ornisid, Ornitop, Robic, Tiberal, Tibéral, Xynor

Why is Ornidazole Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery. 

When should Ornidazole not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Ornidazole?

PO: Adult- The recommended dose range is 0.5gm to 1.5gm daily for 1 to 7 days.

How should Ornidazole be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Ornidazole?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Ornidazole?

  Central Nervous System: Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, epilepsy, tiredness, temporary loss of consciousness and fainting.
  Miscellaneous: Nausea, vomiting, taste disturbances, liver impairment, skin reactions like rash, itching and inflammation.

What are the other precautions for Ornidazole?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Ornidazole?

Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.

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srsh2121 

How long the side effects remain in the body with this drug..?

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How long the side effects remain in the body with this drug?

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This causes acute mouth ulcers

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