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Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet

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Composition for Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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Medicine Overview of Seczol DS Tablet

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Uses of Seczol DS Tablet

Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections. It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Seczol DS Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Seczol DS 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. Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Seczol DS Tablet works

Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Seczol DS Tablet

Expert advice for Seczol DS Tablet

  • 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.
  • If you are using Seczol ds in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
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Seczol DS Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Seczol DS Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Seczol DS 1000mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Seczol DS 1000mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Seczol DS Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Seczol DS 1000mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Seczol DS Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Secnidazole

Q. What does secnidazole treat/cure?
Secnidazole is used to treat intestinal amoebiasis (infection of the intestinal), hepatic amoebiasis (infection of the liver), urthritis (infection of the urethra) and vaginitis (infection of the vagina) caused by Trichomonas vaginalis and giardiasis (parasitic infections)
Q. How does secnidazole work?
Secnidazole is an antiinfective drug that belongs to a class of medicine called nitroimidazole. It works by inhibiting energy production of the disease/infection causing microorganism thereby killing them
Q. How long does secnidazole take to work?
It takes 3 hours for secnidazole to reach it's peak serum concentration. So, maximum time taken to work is around 3 hours
Q. Does secnidazole contain sulphur?
No, secnidazole does not contain sulphur.
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