Ornizen 500mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Ornizen 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
48.8
₹4.88/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ornizen Tablet

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Uses of Ornizen Tablet

Ornizen 500mg Tablet 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 Ornizen Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Ornizen 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. It is better to take Ornizen 500mg Tablet with food.

How Ornizen Tablet works

Ornizen 500mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Ornizen Tablet

Expert advice for Ornizen 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 Ornizen 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Ornizen 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ornizen 500mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, in
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ornizen 500mg 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 Ornizen 500mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
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Kidney
Ornizen 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ornizen 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ornizen 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ornizen 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ornizen 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole

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