The Brand Name ETISEC Has Generic Salt :: Secnidazole
ETISEC Is From Company NOVARTIS Priced :: Rs. 537.50/1000.00
ETISEC have Secnidazole is comes under Sub class Anti Amoebics of Main Class Anti Infectives
Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Amoebics
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Indications for Drugs ::
Giardiasis, Amoebiasis, Trichomoniasis
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO Invasive amoebiasis 1.5 g/day for 5 days. Amoebiasis; Giardiasis; Trichomoniasis Single dose of 2 g.
Hypersensitivity; pregnancy (1st trimester) and lactation.
Drug Precautions ::
Avoid alcohol and disulfiram. Avoid in patients with history of blood disorders.
Drug Side Effects ::
Nausea, gastralgia, change of taste, metallic taste, stomatitis, urticaria, rashes, leucopenia. Rarely vertigo, moderate neurological, digestive disturbances.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug 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 diffusion and is reduced intracellularly by low oxidation-reduction potential ferredoxin which then result in DNA damage.
Drug Interactions ::
Concurrent disulfiram admin may cause psychotic reactions. Disulfiram-like reactions with alcohol. Cimetidine may prolong half-life. Potentially Fatal: May potentiate anticoagulant effect of warfarin and increase risk of haemorrhage.