Generic Name : Ornidazole Therapeutic Classification : Amebicides ICD Code : Y41.3
India- Aurnida Tab, Cgdole Tab, Dazolic Tab, Dazolic Vial, Entamizole Plus Cap, Fern Film-Coated Tab, Gazal-O Film-Coated Tab, Giro Film-Coated Tab, Horn Tab, Kooz Tab, Lumigard Film-Coated Tab, Nidazole Infusion, Nidazole Tab, Nidoba Tab, Obit-Oz Susp, Obit-Oz Tab, Ofnida-Lb Tab, Olife-Oz Film-Coated Tab, Olife-Oz Susp, Onidaz Tab, Oniz Tab, Orbest Tab, Ord Tab, Orizole Tab, Orni Tab, Ornida Film-Coated Tab, Orniden Infusion, Ornimax Film-Coated Tab, Orni-O Tab, Ornivir Tab, Ornizen Tab, Osani-O Liqd, Osani-O Tab, Sayoflox-Oz Tab, Sigmadys-Oz Susp, Zil Tab.
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 it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
PO: Adult- The recommended dose range is 0.5gm to 1.5gm daily for 1 to 7 days. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* 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.
Side Effects :
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.
*Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.
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