Dimet Plus Tablet

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Introduction

Dimet Plus Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics which is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of the infection-causing microorganisms.

Dimet Plus Tablet is a prescription medicine. It is advised to take it as the prescription. It should be taken with food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Dimet Plus Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Dimet Plus Tablet

Benefits of Dimet Plus Tablet

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Dimet Plus Tablet helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Dimet Plus Tablet helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Dimet Plus Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dimet Plus

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Flatulence

How to use Dimet Plus Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Dimet Plus Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Dimet Plus Tablet works

Dimet Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole and Diloxanide. Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA. Diloxanide is an amoebicide. It works inside the large intestine to kill the infection causing amoeba (parasites). Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Dimet Plus Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dimet Plus Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dimet Plus Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Dimet Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Dimet Plus Tablet may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Dimet Plus Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dimet Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dimet Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Dimet Plus Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dimet Plus Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Dimet Plus Tablet should be taken with food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.
  • Discontinue Dimet Plus Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

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Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient concerns

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Cronin abdominal pain with formation of gases
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
pantocid 20 mg twice daily for 1 week than once daily for another weekalso u have to take 1 st morning tablet in empty stomach and 2nd tablet 1 hrs before dinneralso take DIMET PLUS twice daily for 5 daysreview after 10 days
Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Dimet Plus Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Dimet Plus Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Dimet Plus Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Qureshi H, Ali A, Baqai R, et al. Efficacy of a Combined Diloxanide Furoate—Metronidazole Preparation in the Treatment of Amoebiasis and Giardiasis. J Int Med Res. 1997;25(3):167-70. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2022

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