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Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
6.25
₹0.62/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Unimegyl Tablet

Uses of Unimegyl Tablet

Unimegyl 400 mg 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.

Unimegyl Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Unimegyl are Headache, Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Metallic taste.

How to use Unimegyl 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. Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Unimegyl Tablet works

Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

In Depth Information on Unimegyl Tablet

Expert advice for Unimegyl 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 Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet 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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Unimegyl Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Unimegyl Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Unimegyl 400 mg 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.
If a single dose of Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet is recommended.
Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
Liver
CAUTION
Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Unimegyl 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Unimegyl Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Unimegyl 400 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Unimegyl
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
Are the reports are oky or not?
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear Mam Thank you for sharing your reports with me They show that your blood cholesterol level is high which means you have hypercholestrolemia. For this, you should make serious lifestyle modification like healthy diet containing lots of fruits and vegetables, plenty of water. Avoid fried, processed foods. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day for at least 5 days in a week. Your IgE level is also high, which is usually raised in allergic or parasitic infections.

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Frequently asked questions about Unimegyl Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Metronidazole

Q. What is Unimegyl?
Unimegyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. What is Unimegyl used for?
Unimegyl is active against anaerobic bacteria and can be used to treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines, gum ulcers and other dental infections, infected leg ulcers, and pressure sores and to prevent infections after surgery.
Q. Is Unimegyl safe?
Yes, Unimegyl is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Unimegyl a pain killer?
Unimegyl is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
Q. Does Unimegyl affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Unimegyl affecting birth control (contraception) as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor to confirm before taking the two medicines together as you may require a secondary birth control measure while taking Unimegyl.
Q. Is Unimegyl an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Unimegyl is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Q. Can Unimegyl cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Unimegyl. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Unimegyl.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Unimegyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for yeast (fungal) infection?
Unimegyl is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for chest infection?
Yes, Unimegyl can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
Q. can I take Unimegyl for a sinus infection?
Unimegyl can be used for anaerobic sinus infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics as the cause of infection must be diagnosed by a doctor before starting the treatment.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for chlamydia?
Unimegyl is not active against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics should be taken only as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for kidney infection?
Unimegyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of kidney infection only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for bronchitis?
Unimegyl is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for diarrhea?
Unimegyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of diarrhea only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for a sore throat?
Unimegyl is not indicated for the treatment of a sore throat. It is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl for the ear infection?
Unimegyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. So, it can be used for ear infection only if it is caused by anaerobic bacteria. Please consult your doctor in case antibiotics are needed as the antibiotics should be used only once the cause of infection is properly diagnosed.
Q. Is Unimegyl steroid?
Unimegyl is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
Q. Is Unimegyl carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Unimegyl showing carcinogenicity in humans. However, it has shown cancer like growth in mouse and rat studies. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions related to this.
Q. Is Unimegyl an antibiotic?
Yes, Unimegyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Is Unimegyl bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Unimegyl is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with doxycycline?
Unimegyl can be taken with doxycycline as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with azithromycin?
Unimegyl can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with tramadol?
Unimegyl can be taken with tramadol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with paracetamol?
Unimegyl can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with fluconazole?
Unimegyl can be taken with fluconazole as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Unimegyl with gabapentin?
Unimegyl can be taken with gabapentin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can Unimegyl delay your period?
Unimegyl is not known to delay monthly period. Consult your doctor if it occurs as this could be due to some other condition which needs attention.
Q. Does Unimegyl affect birth control?
No, Unimegyl is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Unimegyl make you fertile?
Unimegyl plays no role in the treatment of infertility. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Unimegyl cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Unimegyl. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Q. Does Unimegyl cause constipation?
Yes, Unimegyl may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Unimegyl therapy.
Q. Does Unimegyl contain sulfa?
Unimegyl is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Q. Does Unimegyl make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Unimegyl. In case you experience tiredness while taking Unimegyl. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Unimegyl cause nausea?
There have been reports that Unimegyl may cause nausea. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if nausea occurs and persists for a long time when you are taking Unimegyl.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Unimegyl with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Unimegyl with Disulfiram
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disulfiram: Chronol, Soberol, DFM, Zanofiram, Cronodol, Firam, Deadict, Recopress, Tyfusin, Lifexone
Unimegyl with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Unimegyl with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
Unimegyl with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Aceno, Acenomac, Nistrom
Unimegyl with Lithium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Unimegyl with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin

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