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Composition for ORNIZEN

Ornidazole(500 mg)

food interaction for ORNIZEN

alcohol interaction for ORNIZEN

pregnancy interaction for ORNIZEN

lactation interaction for ORNIZEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Ornizen 500mg tablet with food.
Ornizen 500mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for ORNIZEN

Ornidazole(500 mg)

Uses

Ornizen 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of diarrhoea and bacterial infections.

How it works

Ornizen 500mg tablet is an antibiotic (anti-bacteria and anti-protozoal) drug belonging to the class of imidazole derivatives. It interacts with DNA inside the microorganism to cause protein synthesis inhibition and cell death.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Numbness, Tingling sensation, Allergic reaction, Itching, Redness of skin, Altered taste, Convulsion, Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Headache, Tremor, Vertigo

SUBSTITUTES for ORNIZEN

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    Rs. 9.30/tablet
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Expert advice for ORNIZEN

  • Swallow the tablet whole with water.
  • Take the tablets during or immediately after a meal. 
  • Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, kidney or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding before taking this medicine.
  • Do not take ornidazole on an empty stomach, it may cause stomach upset.
  • Do not take the medicine if you intend to drive a vehicle or operate machinery immediately after having ornidazole.

Frequently asked questions for ORNIZEN

Ornidazole

Q.Is Ornidazole an antibiotic?
Ornidazole is an antibiotic

Q.What is it used for?
It cures infections (caused by bacteria or protozoa) of intestine, urinary tract, genital tract and other body parts

Q.Is ornidazole same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class and are used for the same type of diseases

Q.Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 October, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)