Metronidazole + Diloxanide + Simethicone
Information about Metronidazole + Diloxanide + Simethicone
Metronidazole + diloxanide + simethicone uses
Metronidazole+Diloxanide+Simethicone is used in the treatment of infectious diarrhoea.
How metronidazole + diloxanide + simethicone works
This is a combination of three medicines: Metronidazole, diloxanide and simethicone. Metronidazole is an antibiotic which kills bacteria and other infectious microorganisms by damaging the DNA. Diloxanide is combined with metronidazole in case of severe intestinal infections. Diloxanide is a luminal amoebicide which acts inside the intestines to kill the infection-causing microorganisms (amoeba). Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.
Common side effects of metronidazole + diloxanide + simethicone
Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Flatulence, Headache, Metallic taste