Etisec 1000 mg Powder

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Overview

Uses of Etisec Powder

Etisec 1000 mg Powder is used in the treatment of bacterial & parasitic infections. It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.

Etisec Powder side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Vaginal itching
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vaginal irritation
  • Diarrhea
  • Taste change

How to use Etisec Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Etisec 1000 mg Powder is to be taken with food.

How Etisec Powder works

Etisec 1000 mg Powder is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Etisec Powder related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etisec 1000 mg Powder 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
CAUTION
Etisec 1000 mg Powder should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Etisec 1000 mg Powder may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Etisec 1000 mg Powder in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Etisec 1000 mg Powder is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Etisec 1000 mg Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Etisec Powder?

If you miss a dose of Etisec 1000 mg Powder, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

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 Etisec 1000 mg Powder 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.

FAQs

Q. Can the use of Etisec cause metallic taste?

Yes, Etisec may cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by chewing sugar-free gum or mints, brushing teeth after the meals and by staying hydrated.

Q. Why it is harmful to drink alcohol while using Etisec?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking Etisec and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

Q. Can I stop taking Etisec when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Etisec and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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