Medicine Overview of Orniden Infusion
How to use Orniden Infusion
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.
How Orniden Infusion works
Orniden Infusion is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.
In Depth Information on Orniden Infusion
Expert advice for Orniden Infusion
- 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 Orniden 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.
Orniden Infusion related warnings
Special precautions for Orniden Infusion
Orniden Infusion may cause symptoms such as flushing, increa+more
sed heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Orniden Infusion 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 Orniden Infusion d+more
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Orniden Infusion is probably safe to use in patients with ki+more
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orniden Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Orniden Infusion should be used with caution in patients wit+more
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Orniden Infusion 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 Orniden Infusion
Frequently asked questions about Ornidazole
Yes, Orniden 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.
Orniden 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 Orniden passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Orniden 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 Orniden 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.
Orniden has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Orniden is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
After oral administration, Orniden is rapidly absorbed and takes less than three hours to reach peak concentrations in the blood. It is well distributed in the tissues.
Substitutes for Orniden
No substitutes found for this medicine