Secnidazole


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to secnidazole or other nitroimidazole derivatives. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Children. Pregnancy. Avoid chronic use. Granules are not intended to be dissolved or administered in any liquid. Monitoring Parameters For bacterial vaginosis: Perform culture and susceptibility tests; consult local institutional recommendations before treatment initiation due to antibacterial resistance risks.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Vulvovaginal candidiasis. Blood and lymphatic system disorders: Moderate leucopenia. Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, dysgeusia, vomiting, stomatitis, glossitis. Nervous system disorders: Headache. Reproductive system and breast disorders: Vulvovaginal pruritus. Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Urticaria.
Drug Interactions
May increase the effects of oral anticoagulant drugs thus increase the risk of bleeding.
ATC Classification
P01AB07 - secnidazole ; Belongs to the class of nitroimidazole derivatives antiprotozoals. Used in the treatment amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases.
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