Information about Ornidazole
Generic Name : Ornidazole
Latest prescription information about Ornidazole. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . 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
Avrazor, Biteral, Borneral, Dazolic, Invigan, Mebaxol, Oniz, Orni, Ornid, Ornidazol Biocrom, Ornidazol Gemepe, Ornidazol Richet, Ornidazole Serb, Ornidazol-Vero, Ornidone, Ornil, Ornisid, Ornitop, Rob Read more..
Why is Ornidazole Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery.
When should Ornidazole not be taken? (Contraindications)
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.
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 for Ornidazole?
Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.