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  FLAGENTYL
 Manufacturer Aventis Pharma
 Generic Secnidazole
 Package/s Tablet 1 g, (Rs. 35.00)
 About Secnidazole A nitroimidazole derivative, Antiprotozoal. More details.....
 Dosage Amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis & Giardiasis Adults: 2gm once only dosage Children: 30 mg/kg once only ....More details.....
 Pregnancy Use with caution, but contra indicated in first trimester
 Breast Feeding Contraindicated
 Old Age Use with caution
 Mechanism Of Action Secnidazole is a nitro imidazole which has broad spectrum cidal activity against Protozoa and some anaerobic bacteria. Its selective toxicity to anaer....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption: Well absorbed orally, Distribution: Widely distributed Metabolism: Metabolized in liver, Excretion: Excreted in urine. ....More details.....
 OnsetOfAction Within few hours....More details.....
 DurationOfAction Below 24 hours....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1. Anorexia, 2. Glossitis, 3. Nausea, 4. Vomiting, 5. Diarrhoea, 6. Fatigue, 7. Dry mouth, 8. Abdominal distress, 9. Headache, 10. Dizzin....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1.Hepatic impairment 2.Alcoholic cirrhosis 3.In obstructive liver diseases 4.Use cautiously along with other hepatotoxic drugs & In visual field c....More details.....
 Indications 1.Amoebiasis 2.Giardiasis 3.Trichomonas vaginitis 4.Bacterial vaginosis ....More details.....
 Interactions Anticoagulants: May potentiate anticoagulant effect of warfarin; increased risk of haemorrhage. Disulfiram: Antabuse-like effects. Cimetidine: Half....More details.....
 Storage Store in cool dry place.Protect from heat nd light.Keep out of the reach of children.....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.....More details.....
 Overdose Treatment is supportive & symptomatic. Drug is removed by induced emesis, gastric lavage, administration of activated charcoal & use of cathartics. For controlling seizures diazepam & phenytoin may be used.....More details.....
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