food interaction for ENTOSEC
alcohol interaction for ENTOSEC
pregnancy interaction for ENTOSEC
lactation interaction for ENTOSEC
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.
SALT INFORMATION for ENTOSEC
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for ENTOSEC
- SECNIL FORTE 1000 MG TABLET(2 tablets in strip)Abbott India LtdRs. 54.75/tabletRs. 109.50pay 228% more per tablet
- SECZOL DS 1000MG TABLET(2 tablets in strip)Intas Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 29.50/tabletRs. 59pay 77% more per tablet
- SEC 1000MG TABLET(2 tablets in strip)Indica Laboratories Pvt LtdRs. 20/tabletRs. 40pay 20% more per tablet
- FLAGENTYL 1000 MG TABLET(2 tablets in strip)Abbott India LtdRs. 16.34/tabletRs. 32.68save 2% more per tablet
- AMBIFORM 1000MG TABLET(2 tablets in strip)Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals LtdRs. 16.30/tabletRs. 32.60save 2% more per tablet
- Dr. Khoobsurat NajmaMBBS
- Dr. Ashutosh ShuklaMBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. Joy ChakrabortyMBBS, MD
- Dr. Kartavya ShahMBBS, DNB
Expert advice for ENTOSEC
- 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 ENTOSEC
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.