Secnid is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, st... View More
Uses of Secnid
Side effects of Secnid
How to use Secnid
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. Secnid is to be taken with... View More
How Secnid works
Secnid is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
What if you forget to take Secnid?
If you miss a dose of Secnid, 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 re... View More
Giardiasis, Amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis
Oral Trichomoniasis; Amoebiasis; Giardiasis Adult: 2 g as a single dose. Severe invasive amoebiasis Adult: 1.5 g daily as single or in divided dos... View More
Oral Trichomoniasis; Amoebiasis; Giardiasis Child: 30 mg/kg as a single dose. Severe invasive amoebiasis Child: 30 mg/kg daily for 5 days.
Hypersensitivity; pregnancy (1st trimester) and lactation.
Mode of Action
Secnidazole is active against E histolytica, G lamblia, T vaginalis, Clostridium spp, B fragilis, Gardnerella spp. The drug enters the microorganisms by... View More
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Nausea, gastralgia, change of taste, metallic taste, stomatitis, urticaria, rashes, leucopenia. Rarely vertigo, moderate neurological, digestive disturb... View More
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