Satranidazole is used in the treatment of parasitic worm infections, periodontitis, liver abscesses, intestinal amoebiasis, hepatic amoebiasis and filariasis.
How it works
Satranidazole is a novel nitroimidazole possessing a C-N linkage at C2 of the imidazole ring. It damages DNA by reducing the nitro group.
Common side effects
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea