Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Entamizole Plus Tablet
Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections. It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
Entamizole Plus Tablet side effects
Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
How to use Entamizole 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. Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Entamizole Plus Tablet works
Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
Entamizole Plus Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Entamizole Plus 500 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Entamizole Plus Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Entamizole Plus 500 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • 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.
  • If you are using Entamizole Plus 500 mg Tablet in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Entamizole Plus

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Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Is Entamizole Plus an antibiotic?
Yes, Entamizole Plus is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. What does Entamizole Plus treat?
Entamizole Plus is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is Entamizole Plus safe in lactation?
It is not known whether Entamizole Plus passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Entamizole Plus if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
Q. Is Entamizole Plus safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of Entamizole Plus when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.
Q. Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Entamizole Plus carcinogenic?
Entamizole Plus has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Q. Is Entamizole Plus safe?
Entamizole Plus is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does Entamizole Plus take to work?
After oral administration, Entamizole Plus is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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