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
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Abnormal liver function tests, Hair loss, Fever, Dizziness, Vertigo