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Composition for AMBIFORM

Secnidazole(500 mg)

food interaction for AMBIFORM

alcohol interaction for AMBIFORM

pregnancy interaction for AMBIFORM

lactation interaction for AMBIFORM

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ambiform 500mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ambiform 500mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ambiform 500mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for AMBIFORM

Secnidazole(500 mg)

Uses

Ambiform 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections.

How it works

Ambiform 500mg tablet is an antiinfective drug that belongs to a class of medicine called nitroimidazole. It works by inhibiting energy production of the disease/infection causing microorganism thereby killing them.

Common side effects

Bitter taste, Epigastric pain, Nausea, Stomatitis, Glossitis

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Expert advice for AMBIFORM

  • Secnidazole must be taken preferably just before food.
  • Do not take alcohol during treatment with secnidazole as it may cause worsen the side effects.
  • Inform you doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as the drug shouldn’t be taken in first trimester and during breastfeeding.
  • If you are suffering from trichomoniasis, your partner should also receive the same treatment concomitantly.

Frequently asked questions for AMBIFORM

Secnidazole

Q.What does secnidazole treat/cure?
Secnidazole is used to treat intestinal amoebiasis (infection of the intestinal), hepatic amoebiasis (infection of the liver), urthritis (infection of the urethra) and vaginitis (infection of the vagina) caused by Trichomonas vaginalis and giardiasis (parasitic infections)

Q.How does secnidazole work?
Secnidazole is an antiinfective drug that belongs to a class of medicine called nitroimidazole. It works by inhibiting energy production of the disease/infection causing microorganism thereby killing them

Q.How long does secnidazole take to work?
It takes 3 hours for secnidazole to reach it's peak serum concentration. So, maximum time taken to work is around 3 hours

Q.Does secnidazole contain sulphur?
No, secnidazole does not contain sulphur.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)