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FLAGENTYL 1000 MG TABLET

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Composition for FLAGENTYL

Secnidazole(1000 mg)

food interaction for FLAGENTYL

alcohol interaction for FLAGENTYL

pregnancy interaction for FLAGENTYL

lactation interaction for FLAGENTYL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Flagentyl 1000 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Flagentyl 1000 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Flagentyl 1000 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for FLAGENTYL

Secnidazole(1000 mg)

Uses

Flagentyl 1000 mg tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections.

How it works

Flagentyl 1000 mg tablet 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.

Common side effects

Bitter taste, Epigastric pain, Nausea, Stomatitis, Glossitis

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Expert advice for FLAGENTYL

  • 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 FLAGENTYL

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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Content on this page was last updated on 26 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)