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Ornizen 500mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Ornizen 500mg Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, and skin.

Ornizen 500mg Tablet helps prevent an infection after surgery. It is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers and pressure sores. This injection is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. It should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink any alcohol while taking this medicine, and for a few days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.

The most common side effects of this medicine are tiredness, headache,nausea, vomiting and taste change. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. Your doctor may change the dose or prescribe a different medicine. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Ornizen Tablet

Side effects of Ornizen Tablet

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Tremor
  • Skin reaction
  • Numbness of extremity

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. Ornizen 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Ornizen Tablet works

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

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ornizen 500mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ornizen 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ornizen 500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ornizen 500mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ornizen 500mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ornizen 500mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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.

What if you forget to take Ornizen Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ornizen 500mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Ornizen when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ornizen. Complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
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References
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