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Metronidazole + Diloxanide

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Metronidazole + Diloxanide Uses

Metronidazole+Diloxanide is used in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery.

How Metronidazole + Diloxanide works

Metronidazole + Diloxanide is a combination of two medicines: Metronidazole and Diloxanide. Metronidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA. Diloxanide is an amoebicide. It works inside the large intestine to kill the infection causing amoeba (parasites). Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Common side effects of Metronidazole + Diloxanide

Nausea, Headache, Dryness in mouth, Metallic taste, Flatulence
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Expert advice for Metronidazole + Diloxanide

  • Metronidazole + Diloxanide should be taken with food but at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome medicine side effects.
  • Discontinue Metronidazole + Diloxanide and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole + Diloxanide

Metronidazole + Diloxanide

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Metronidazole+Diloxanide 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. Can I stop taking Metronidazole+Diloxanide when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Metronidazole+Diloxanide and 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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