Secnil Forte Tablet 2'S

Amoebiasis Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

SECNIL FORTE contains Secnidazole which belongs to a group of medicines called Antibiotics which helps your body to fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat bacterial vaginosis and parasitic infections. Bacterial vaginosis is an infection of the vagina (in women) which results from a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria. It is also used to treat dental infections, leg ulcers, and pressure sores. This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Secnidazole belongs to antibiotics that help your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infection and makes you feel better quickly.

Before taking SECNIL FORTE inform your doctor if you have kidney, liver problems, disease of the nervous system or blood dyscrasia. This medicine should be taken with caution if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless it is absolutely necessary and prescribed by your doctor. The common side effects are digestive disorders, metallic taste, glossitis, stomatitis, nausea or dizziness.

USES OF SECNIL FORTE

  • Treats Bacterial vaginosis and Parasitic infections

HOW SECNIL FORTE WORKS

SECNIL FORTE works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause infections by damaging their DNA and makes you feel better rapidly.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take SECNIL FORTE exactly as your doctor has told you. Swallow this medicine with a glass of water and do not crush or chew.

SIDE EFFECTS OF SECNIL FORTE

COMMON

  • digestive disorders  
  • change in taste (metallic)
  • glossitis (tongue inflammation)
  • stomatitis (inflammation of the mouth)
  • urticaria

RARE

  • dizziness
  • lack of coordination and ataxia
  • paresthesia
  • sensitive and motor polyneuritis

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake and take small naps to edge off the sleepiness.

Nausea:

Stick to regular meals and avoid spicy foods.

Abdominal pain:

Place a warm water bottle on your abdomen, soak in a warm bath and drink plenty of clear fluids and water.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There are limited studies in humans, therefore your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

SECNIL FORTE may excrete in breast milk, hence it should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience dizziness after taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine may cause hotness, redness, vomiting or tachycardia. Consult your doctor for advice.

KIDNEY

There is limited information available on the use of SECNIL FORTE in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

SECNIL FORTE is probably safe to use in patients suffering with active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Secnidazole.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor before taking this medicine, if you have or had condition such as,

  • history of blood dyscrasia

INTERACTIONS

Tell your physician if you are taking,

  • disulfiram (treat alcoholism)
  • warfarin (treats blood clot)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Secnidazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antibiotics
Therapeutic Indication :   Treats Bacterial and Parasitic Infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Syrup

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT SECNIL FORTE

Is SECNIL FORTE effective?

It is effective if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

What if I forget to take a dose of SECNIL FORTE?

If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose.

Can I stop taking SECNIL FORTE when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Antiamoebic and Other Antiprotozoal Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 839.

2. Mohamed A. Abd El Aziz, Foruzan Sharifipour, Parvin Abedi, Shayesteh Jahanfar & Helen Marie Judge. Secnidazole for treatment of bacterial vaginosis: a systematic review. Oct 21, 2019; [Accessed on July 16, 2021] https://bmcwomenshealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12905-019-0822-2

3. Pentikis, Helen. Eder, Scott. Kaufman, Gregory and Chavoustie, Steven M. Secnidazole, an Approved Single Dose Drug for Bacterial Vaginosis, Does Not Cause Reproductive Toxicity in Animals. April 24, 2020. [Accessed on July 16, 2021] https://journals.lww.com/greenjournal/Abstract/2020/05001/Secnidazole,_an_Approved_Single_Dose_Drug_for.39.aspx

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    10
    Ingredient
    SECNIDAZOLE 1GM
    Hsn Code
    30049024
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Secnil Forte Tablet 2'S

Secnil Forte Tablet 2'S Mkt: Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd

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