Silco Pharmaceuticlas Ltd.
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Consuming alcohol while taking Silmet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disu... View More
Silmet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Silmet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eli... View More
Silmet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Silmet may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, f... View More
Silmet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Silmet is recommended. Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this... View More
Silmet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Silmet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Silmet 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 Silmet
- Bacterial infections
- Parasitic infections
Side effects of Silmet
- Dryness in mouth
- Metallic taste
How to use Silmet
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. Silmet is to be taken with... View More
How Silmet works
Silmet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
What if you forget to take Silmet?
If you miss a dose of Silmet, 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
- Silmet treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
- It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
- Silmet used in a high dose or for a prolonged time increases the risk of side effects such as nerve damage. Take it only as prescribed by your doctor.
- Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
Pneumonia, Giardiasis, Peptic ulcer disease, Peritonitis, H. pylori infection, Rosacea, Septicemia, Endometritis, Aspiration pneumonia, Lung abscess, Em... View More
Susp: Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take at least 1 hr before meals. Tab: Should be taken with food. Reconstitution: Add 4.4 mL of sterile or... View More
Oral Child: PO 30–50 mg/kg/day q8h Amoebiasis Adult: 800 mg tid for 5 days (intestinal infection); 5-10 days (extra-intestinal infection). Max: 2.4... View More
Oral Amoebiasis Child: 1-3 yr 100-200 mg tid; >3-7 yr 100-200 mg 4 times daily; >7-10 yr 200-400 mg tid. Doses are given for 5-10 days. Trichom... View More
History of hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitroimidazole derivatives. Pregnancy (1st trimester) and lactation.
Mode of Action
Metronidazole is converted to reduction products that interact w/ DNA to cause destruction of helical DNA structure and strand leading to a protein synt... View More
Patients with CNS diseases; discontinue IV therapy if abnormal neurologic symptoms occur. History of seizure disorder. Evidence or a history of blood dy... View More
GI disturbances e.g. nausea, unpleasant metallic taste, vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation. Furred tongue, glossitis, and stomatitis due to overgrowth ... View More
Concurrent use w/ disulfiram may produce psychotic reactions. May potentiate the effect of oral anticoagulants. May increase risk of lithium toxicity. M... View More
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