food interaction for GRAMONEG M
alcohol interaction for GRAMONEG M
pregnancy interaction for GRAMONEG M
lactation interaction for GRAMONEG M
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 GRAMONEG M
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES FOR GRAMONEG M
- SPROT N 300MG/200MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Mapra Laboratories Pvt LtdRs. 2.02/tabletRs. 20.25save 17% more per tablet
- NALIDYS 300MG/200MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Biological E LtdRs. 2.61/tabletRs. 26.06pay 7% more per tablet
- NEGADIX M 300MG/200MG TABLET(10 tablets in strip)Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt LtdRs. 4.54/tabletRs. 45.45pay 87% more per tablet
Expert advice FOR GRAMONEG M
- Do not take medicines that contain magnesium, aluminium, calcium, sucralfate, iron, or zinc preparations within 2 to 3 hours of taking nalidixic acid.
- Do not drink products that contain caffeine while taking nalidixic acid.
- Continue taking nalidixic acid even if you feel better. Do not stop taking this medication as it may result in relapse of the infection.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as nalidixic acid can cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision.
- Do not consume alcohol as nalidixic acid as it may worsen the side effects.
- Avoid exposure to sun while taking nalidixic acid. Use a sunscreen or wear protective clothing if you must be outside for more than a short time.
- Seek immediate medical attention if you develop stomach pain or cramps, severe diarrhea, or bloody stools.
- Consult your doctor if you develop signs of infections as long-term or repeated use of nalidixic acid may cause secondary infections.
- Inform your doctor if you are on nalidixic acid treatment as it may affect some tests for urine glucose in patients with diabetes.
- Use of nalidixic acid is not recommended in children younger than 3 months old or younger than 9 years old with diarrhea or a gastrointestinal infection.
- You may be monitored with blood tests, kidney and liver function test, if you are on long-term treatment with nalidixic acid.
Frequently asked questions FOR GRAMONEG M
Q. Is nalidixic acid an antibiotic / quinolone / broad spectrum / fluoroquinolone?
Yes, Nalidixic acid is a broad spectrum quinolone antibiotic
Q. How does nalidixic acid work/ inhibit bacterial growth /inhibit DNA synthesis?
It works by killing the bacteria that are causing an infection. It does this by entering the bacterial cells and inhibiting a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase
Q. What does nalidixic acid target?
It stops the production of essential proteins needed by bacteria
Q. How does nalidixic acid inhibit DNA synthesis?
Nalidixic acid acts by inhibiting DNA synthesis, probably by interfering with DNA polymerisation.
Q. Is metronidazole safe?
Yes, metronidazole is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What is metronidazole?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic
Q. Is it antibiotic or pain killer?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic and not pain killer
Q. What it is used for?
It is used for infections of the dental cavity, ears, sinus, throat, lungs, stomach, intestine, brain and bones
Q. Is metronidazole same as Flagyl?
Yes. Flagyl is a branded medicine containing metronidazole
Q. Does metronidazole cure STDs or yeast infections?
Metronidazole cures genital infections like bacterial vaginosis and gonorrhea. It does not cure chlamydia or vaginal yeast infections
Q. Does metronidazole affect birth control?
There is no evidence of metronidazole affecting contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking metronidazole
Q. Is metronidazole an OTC product?
No, metronidazole is not an OTC product
Q. Can metronidazole cause nausea, vomiting, constipation or irregular monthly periods?
Metronidazole may cause nausea, vomiting, constipation or upset stomach. However, there is no evidence of metronidazole affecting monthly periods. If you notice any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.