Protogyn is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, ... View More
Uses of Protogyn
Side effects of Protogyn
How to use Protogyn
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Protogyn is to be taken wi... View More
How Protogyn works
Protogyn is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
What if you forget to take Protogyn?
If you miss a dose of Protogyn, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your ... View More
Giardiasis, H. pylori infection, Surgical Prophylaxis, Bacterial vaginosis, Intestinal amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis, Acute necrotising ulcerative gingivit... View More
Should be taken with food. Take during or immediately after meals.
Oral Bacterial vaginosis Adult: 2 g as single dose. May also be given as 2 g for 2 consecutive days or 1 g daily for 5 days. Anaerobic bacterial in... View More
Oral Intestinal amoebiasis Child: >3 yr 50-60 mg/kg daily for 3 consecutive days. Max: 2 g/day. Hepatic amoebiasis Child: >3 yr 50-60 mg/kg daily... View More
Renal impairment: Haemodialysis: Additional dose equal to half the usual dose at the end of haemodialysis.
Blood dyscrasias, organic neurologic disorders, hypersensitivity to 5-nitroimidazole derivatives, porphyria. Lactation, pregnancy (1st trimester).
Mode of Action
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Patient w/ current or a history of blood dyscrasias. Pregnancy (2nd and 3rd trimester). Hepatic and renal impairment. Monitoring Parameters Monitor tota... View More
1-10% Anorexia (2-3%),Constipation (<1%),Dizziness (<1%),Dysgeusia (4-6%),Dyspepsia (1-2%),Headache (<1%),Nausea (3-5%),Vomiting (1-2%),Weakness/fatigu... View More
May potentiate the effects of oral anticoagulants resulting to prolonged prothrombin time.