Enidazol 1000 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, and skin.

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers, and pressure sores. This medicine should be taken with food, at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink any alcohol while taking this medicine and for some days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.

The most common side effects of this medicine are headache, dryness in the mouth, nausea, and a slight metallic taste in the mouth. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Enidazol Tablet

Benefits of Enidazol Tablet

In Bacterial infections

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, bones, and skin. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection. This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even if you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.

In Parasitic infections

Enidazol 1000 Tablet helps treat many parasitic infections by stopping the growth of parasites causing the infection. Keep using this medicine for as long as it is prescribed to make sure that all the parasites are killed. Any parasites that survive may become resistant to this medicine so it will not be as effective in the future.

Side effects of Enidazol 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 Enidazol

  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea
  • Metallic taste

How to use Enidazol 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. Enidazol 1000 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Enidazol Tablet works

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Enidazol 1000 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Enidazol 1000 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.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Enidazol 1000 Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
If a single dose of Enidazol 1000 Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
UNSAFE
Enidazol 1000 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Enidazol 1000 Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Enidazol 1000 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Enidazol 1000 Tablet is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Enidazol 1000 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Enidazol 1000 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Enidazol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Enidazol 1000 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

  • Enidazol 1000 Tablet treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
  • It may also be used to prevent infections following surgery.
  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor, even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • Enidazol 1000 Tablet used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have  liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nitroimidazole
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
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I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Is Enidazol 1000 Tablet effective?

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Enidazol 1000 Tablet too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Should Enidazol 1000 Tablet be taken with food?

Yes, Enidazol 1000 Tablet should be taken with food. Food helps to reduce the chances of developing side effects such as stomach pain, vomiting, and diarrhea, which you may experience if Enidazol 1000 Tablet is taken on an empty stomach. If you have any doubts, consult your doctor.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Enidazol 1000 Tablet?

If you forget a dose of Enidazol 1000 Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Can I stop taking Enidazol 1000 Tablet if I start feeling better?

No, you should not stop taking Enidazol 1000 Tablet if you start feeling better. It is common to feel better early in the course of treatment. Although sudden stopping of Enidazol 1000 Tablet is not associated with any unpleasant reactions. But, it is advised to take the medicine as per your doctor’s advice to cure your condition completely and to get maximum benefit.

Q. Can I continue breastfeeding while taking Enidazol 1000 Tablet?

No, do not breastfeed while taking Enidazol 1000 Tablet. Moreover, you should avoid breastfeeding even after 3 days of finishing the complete course. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

Q. Is Enidazol 1000 Tablet safe?

Enidazol 1000 Tablet is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Are there any warning signals associated with Enidazol 1000 Tablet which indicate that I should discontinue it immediately?

Serious side effects are very rare with the use of Enidazol 1000 Tablet. However, you should consult your doctor immediately if you notice difficulty in breathing, fits or seizures or swelling of eyelids, face, lips or tongue.

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