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Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet

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Introduction

Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in syndromic management of vaginal discharge. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection by damaging their DNA.


It is advisable to take Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of the medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish a full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. It may cause side effects like nausea, headache, vomiting, taste change, dizziness, indigestion, loss of appetite, and stomach pain. It may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Uses of Saf Pid Tablet

  • Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge

Benefits of Saf Pid Tablet

In Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge

Vaginal discharge is completely normal if it is not accompanied by other symptoms such as foul smell, change in color, sudden increase in the quantity, itching, irritation or burning sensation. These symptoms can be embarrassing as well as bothersome. Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is a combination medicine that helps in effectively managing these symptoms by killing the organisms responsible for causing an infection of the vagina that can lead to such offensive symptoms.
Take Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor to get maximum benefit. Besides, always maintain good personal hygiene to avoid any vaginal infection. Always wipe from front to back after using the toilet each time, wear cotton underpants, bathe daily and avoid use of any sprays or deodorised products in the vaginal area. Consult your doctor if you have any doubts.

Side effects of Saf Pid Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Saf Pid

  • Vaginal itching
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal infection
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Saf Pid 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. Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Saf Pid Tablet works

Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Fluconazole, Azithromycin and Secnidazole. Fluconazole is an antifungal which works by preventing the formation of the fungal protective covering which is essential for the survival of the fungi in the human body. Azithromycin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Secnidazole is also an antibiotic which kills the infection-causing bacteria and other microorganisms, by damaging their DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
UNSAFE
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet should be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

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Therapeutic Class
GYNAECOLOGICAL

Patient Concerns

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I am feeding mother.esantiol calcium& iron mg per day?
Dr. Suman Rao
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1000 mg calcium and 100 mg iron per day
pp Suger is high 190. I am taking Glimipride 2 mg & metformin 1000 mg twice a day.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
It is not good control. A person can control his or her sugar levels by doing regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but a start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications like kidney or heart problems .online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What is the special instruction regarding storage and disposal of this medicine?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Saf Pid 150 mg/1000 mg/1000 mg Tablet?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
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References

  1. Kore S, Pandole A, Kulkarni S, et al. Syndromic management of vaginal discharge - our experience. Bombay Hospital Journal. 2003;45(3). [Accessed 06 Feb. 2020] (online) Available from:External Link

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