Medicine Overview of Ormed Tablet
How to use Ormed Tablet
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. Ormed 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Ormed Tablet works
Ormed 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
In Depth Information on Ormed Tablet
Expert advice for Ormed Tablet
- 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 Ormed 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.
Ormed Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ormed Tablet
Ormed 500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, incr+more
eased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ormed 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
No information is available on the use of Ormed 500mg Tablet+more
during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ormed 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ormed 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Ormed 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ormed 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Ornidazole, 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.
Frequently asked questions about Ormed Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Ornidazole
Yes, Ormed 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.
Ormed 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.
It is not known whether Ormed passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Ormed if you are breastfeeding or breastfeeding should be stopped. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are breastfeeding.
There are no studies on the safety of Ormed 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.
Ormed has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Ormed is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
After oral administration, Ormed 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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