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Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Information about Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Ornidazole + Diloxanide Uses

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

How Ornidazole + Diloxanide works

Ornidazole + Diloxanide is a combination of two medicines: Ornidazole and Diloxanide. Ornidazole 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 Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Nausea, Loss of appetite, Flatulence, Dizziness, Headache
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05 Apr 2021 | 11:27 AM (UTC)

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Available Medicine for Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Amicline PlusFranco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
761 variant(s)

Expert advice for Ornidazole + Diloxanide

  • Ornidazole + Diloxanide must be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Ornidazole + Diloxanide and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and eat a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how the medicine affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking medication as it may cause increased side effects.

Frequently asked questions for Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Ornidazole + Diloxanide

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Ornidazole+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 Ornidazole+Diloxanide when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Ornidazole+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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