Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet

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Primarily used for

Parasitic worm infections, Bacterial infections, Bloating
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet

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Uses of Diloxanide

Diloxanide is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections and intestinal amoebiasis.
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Side effects of Diloxanide

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Hair loss, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Dizziness, Vertigo.

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How to use Diloxanide

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet works

Diloxanide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide. It acts inside the bowel (lumen of the bowel) to kill the infection causing amoeba..
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Uses of Ornidazole

Ornidazole 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 Ornidazole

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Ornidazole

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet works

Ornidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
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Uses of Simethicone

Simethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.
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Side effects of Simethicone

Common

Coating on tongue.

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How to use Simethicone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet works

Simethicone disintegrates the gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

In Depth Information on Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Diloxanide

  • Do not drive or operate machinery as you may feel dizzy after taking diloxanide.
  • Contact your doctor immediately if you experience signs of an allergic reaction such as reddening of skin, itching, difficulty in breathing or swelling.
  • Do not stop diloxanide treatment suddenly as it is important to finish the full course of this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Expert advice for Ornidazole

  • 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 Ornidazole 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.

Expert advice for Simethicone

  • It is better to take with food or at bedtime.
Warnings
Special precautions for Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet may cause symptoms such as fl
ushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metrogyl Compound Plus 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Metrogyl Compound
Plus Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Kidney
Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet is probably safe to use in pa
tients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet should be used with caution i
n patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions for Metrogyl Compound Plus Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Diloxanide

Q. Is Diloxanide furoate an antibiotic?
Yes. Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide is luminal amoebicidal agent used in the treatment of infections of the intestine caused by amoeba (a type of organism)
Q. Is Diloxanide furoate banned?
Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide is banned by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)
Q. What is Diloxanide furoate?
Diloxanide furoate or Diloxanide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide that acts inside the intestine to kill infection causing amoeba (a type of organism)
Q. What is it used for?
It is used alone or along with medications (metronidazole and tinidazole) for the treatment of long-term or severe infection of the intestine caused by amoeba (chronic or acute intestinal amoebiasis).
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Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

Q. Is Ornidazole an antibiotic?
Yes, Ornidazole is an antibiotic and is a nitroimidazole derivative. It is active against anaerobic organisms and microbes like giardia, entamoeba, and trichomonas. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. What does Ornidazole treat?
Ornidazole is used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (nonspecific vaginal infection), trichomoniasis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, and infections due to anaerobic bacteria. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in lactation?
It is not known whether Ornidazole passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Ornidazole if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe in pregnancy?
There are no studies on the safety of Ornidazole when used in pregnancy. So, it is advisable that the drug should not be used during pregnancy unless absolutely necessary. Consult your doctor prior to taking the drug if you are pregnant.
Q. Are ornidazole and metronidazole the same?
Both ornidazole and metronidazole belong to the same class of drugs and are nitroimidazole derivatives. They have a similar mechanism of action and are active against similar microbes. However, ornidazole has a longer half-life, so it is given once a day and also has lesser side effects compared to metronidazole. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Ornidazole carcinogenic?
Ornidazole has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Q. Is Ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. How long does Ornidazole take to work?
After oral administration, Ornidazole is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
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Frequently asked questions for Simethicone

Q. Is Simethicone antacid?
No. Simethicone is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid
Q. Does it contain aspirin?
It does not contain aspirin
Q. Is Simethicone available over the counter?
Yes. Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription
Q. Is Simethicone gluten free?
Yes. Simethicone is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is Simethicone safe?
Yes. Simethicone is relatively safe
Q. Is it safe for babies?
Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is it safe to take Simethicone daily?
It is advisable to take Simethicone only as per the instructions of the doctor
Q. Is Simethicone good for gas?
Yes. Simethicone is effective in the treatment of gas
Q. Does it have any side effects?
It does not have any known serious side-effects
Q. Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?
Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Simethicone cause nausea or constipation?
Simethicone is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Simethicone effective against acid reflux?
Simethicone is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.
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