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Satrogyl 300 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Satrogyl 300 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.

Satrogyl 300 Tablet is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers and pressure sores. This medicine may be taken with or without food. However, it should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. 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 some 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 headache, metallic taste or dryness in mouth and nausea. 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.

Side effects of Satrogyl Tablet

Common
  • Headache
  • Metallic taste
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nausea

How to use Satrogyl 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. Satrogyl 300 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Satrogyl Tablet works

Satrogyl 300 Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Satrogyl 300 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Satrogyl 300 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CAUTION
Satrogyl 300 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
Satrogyl 300 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Satrogyl 300 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Satrogyl 300 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • 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.
  • Satrogyl 300 Tablet used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have  liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
  • Satrogyl 300 Tablet treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
  • It may also be used to prevent infections following surgery.

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 the use of Satrogyl cause metallic taste?

Yes, Satrogyl may cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by staying hydrated, brushing teeth after the meals and chewing sugar-free gum or mints.

Q. Why it is harmful to drink alcohol while using Satrogyl?

Alcohol should be strictly avoided while taking Satrogyl and for at least 3 days after completely stopping the medicine. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (Disulfuram reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.

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

No, do not stop taking Satrogyl. 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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