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Satrogyl-O Tablet

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Introduction

Satrogyl-O Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat the infection.

Satrogyl-O Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better to ensure a complete recovery.

Satrogyl-O Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Satrogyl-O Tablet

Benefits of Satrogyl-O Tablet

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition in which you frequently pass loose, watery stools. Diarrhea is mainly due to bacterial infections.
Satrogyl-O Tablet helps treat diarrhea by killing the bacteria causing infections as well as prevents them for multiplying. Satrogyl-O Tablet can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. Satrogyl-O Tablet also gives you relief from stomach pain in case of diarrhea. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery is a bacterial or parasitic infection of the intestines in which you pass loose and watery stools with blood and at times some mucus. You may have severe stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting. Satrogyl-O Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria and parasites causing infection. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back.
Dysentery can cause loss of water and electrolytes from the body. Therefore it is necessary to drink plenty of fluids and use oral rehydration solutions if necessary to avoid dehydration. In order to prevent the spread of infection, it is advisable to always wash your hands after using the toilet.

Side effects of Satrogyl-O 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 Satrogyl-O

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache

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

How Satrogyl-O Tablet works

Satrogyl-O Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics: Satranidazole and Ofloxacin. Satranidazole kills parasites and anaerobic bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA. Ofloxacin works by preventing the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Satrogyl-O Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Satrogyl-O 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
Satrogyl-O Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Satrogyl-O Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Satrogyl-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Satrogyl-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Satrogyl-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Satrogyl-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed this combination medicine for the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Diarrhea can cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids to help rehydrate you. 
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Satrogyl-O Tablet if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Satrogyl-O Tablet as it may irritate your stomach and also cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

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Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Watery Loose motion since 2 days Is satrogyl O and lomfen is ok to give
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Paediatrics
Hello, please start syp zinconia 5ml once daily for the next 10 days. Also darolac sachet one sachet orally twice daily for the next 5 days. Give ORS, coconut water and lemon water to drink.London is not used in children and do not use it.
My baby getting Continuous vomitings and loose motions from 2 days. We are giving enterogemina ,graniforce,satrogyl-o as guided by the doctor.but still vomtings are coming she became very weak now please suggest
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
In present situation provisional diagnosis cannot be done without taking in to consideration details of history and findings of clinical examination of patient. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.If it?s a breastfed baby, breastfeed as and when the baby demands. It helps to restore the water lost from the body. If the baby is formula fed or above 6 months, ORS could be given. ORS packets are easily available in medical stores. If the ORS packets are not available, 1 teaspoon of sugar and equal amount of salt can be mixed in the cooled boiled water and provided after each bowel movement. This helps to restore the lost ions and water from the body.There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Satrogyl-O Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Satrogyl-O Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better if you rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can I take Satrogyl-O Tablet along with Ibuprofen?

Few patients have had seizures (fit) on taking anti-inflammatory medicines (ibuprofen) with quinolone antibiotics (ofloxacin). This is very unlikely to happen. But to be safe, do not take ibuprofen with one of these antibiotics, unless your doctor has told you to take it.

Q. Can I take alcohol while taking Satrogyl-O Tablet?

Alcohol should not be consumed while you are taking this medicine as it may lower the blood pressure and causes dizziness and lightheadedness.

Q. Can I take Satrogyl-O Tablet while I am breastfeeding?

The use of Satrogyl-O Tablet should be used with caution by nursing mothers as it can lead to serious side effects. It is always better to consult your doctor before taking $nam.

Q. Can I take Satrogyl-O Tablet if I have diabetes?

Satrogyl-O Tablet, when taken along with insulin or some other diabetes medication, increases the risk of having low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). This happens due to the presence of ofloxacin in it. Check your blood sugar often. If your blood sugar gets too low, stop taking the medicine and call your doctor. A change in the dose or medication may be needed.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Satrogyl-O 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.

Q. Can I stop taking Satrogyl-O Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Satrogyl-O Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Satrogyl-O Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Satrogyl-O Tablet?

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.

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References

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  2. Ofloxacin. Potters Bar Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Country of Origin: India

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