ETISEC 1000MG POWDER

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Composition for ETISEC 1000MG POWDER

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Primarily used for

Bacterial Infections, parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
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Substitutes for ETISEC

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of ETISEC POWDER

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Uses of ETISEC POWDER

Etisec 1000mg powder 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.
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Side effects of ETISEC POWDER

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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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. It is better to take Etisec 1000mg powder with food.

How ETISEC POWDER works

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

In Depth Information on ETISEC POWDER

Expert advice for ETISEC POWDER

  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
  • 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 Secnidazole 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for ETISEC 1000MG POWDER
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Etisec 1000mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Etisec 1000mg powder is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Secnidazole, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for ETISEC 1000MG POWDER

Frequently asked questions for Secnidazole

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.
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