Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion

J B Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Ornigyl 500mg Infusion

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
100 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Ornigyl Infusion


Uses of Ornigyl Infusion

Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion 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.

Side effects of Ornigyl Infusion


Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.


How to use Ornigyl Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Ornigyl Infusion works

Ornigyl iv 500mg infusion is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Ornigyl Infusion

Expert advice for Ornigyl 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 Ornigyl 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.
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Special precautions for Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion
Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion may cause symptoms such as flushin
g, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion 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.
No information is available on the use of Ornigyl IV 500mg I
nfusion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patient
s with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ornigyl IV 500mg Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ornigyl 500mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

Yes, Ornigyl 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.
Ornigyl 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 Ornigyl passes into the human milk or not. It is advisable that you should not take Ornigyl 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 Ornigyl 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.
Ornigyl has not shown to cause any carcinogenic effect in humans. Talk to your doctor in case you have any further concerns regarding the same.
Ornigyl is a safe medicine if taken in the dose for a duration as advised by the doctor.
After oral administration, Ornigyl 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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