General Information on Secnidazole
Generic Name : Secnidazole
Latest prescription information about Secnidazole. 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 : Y41.5
Therapeutic Classification : Antiretroviral Agents
Trade Names/Brand Names of Secnidazole
Ambese, Amebin, Amecdal, Bianos, Daksol, Deprozol, Ecuzol, Esnidazol, Fazol, Flagentyl, Gisistin, Gynerium, Italnidazol, Maxidazol, Minovag, Pazidol, Raserdazol, Sabima, Secdazol, Secnichem, Secnidal, Read more..
Other Name(s) of Secnidazole
Why is Secnidazole Prescribed? (Indications)
This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for giardiasis and amoebiasis.
When should Secnidazole not be taken? (Contraindications)
Contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
What is the dosage of Secnidazole?
Adult: PO- Invasive amoebiasis- The recommended dose is 1.5 g/day for 5 days. Amoebiasis; Giardiasis; Trichomoniasis Single dose of 2 gm.
How should Secnidazole be taken?
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
What are the warnings and precautions for Secnidazole?
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of blood disorder.
• Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
What are the side effects of Secnidazole?
Nausea, mouth ulcer and stomach pain.
Hives, rashes and decreased white blood cell counts.
What are the other precautions for Secnidazole?
Avoid excess dosage.
What are the storage conditions for Secnidazole?
Store it at room temperature.