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Secnidazole side effects The most common side effects of imidazole derivatives are digestive problems like nausea, stomach pain, abnormal taste (metallic), glossitis and stomatitis. Have rarely been reported: skin rashes, mild leukopenia (reversible af

Secnidazole side effects

The most common side effects of imidazole derivatives are digestive problems like nausea, stomach pain, abnormal taste (metallic), glossitis and stomatitis. Have rarely been reported: skin rashes, mild leukopenia (reversible after discontinuation of treatment), dizziness, paresthesia, incoordination, ataxia, and sensory and motor polyneuropathy.

Precautions

If this parasite has been administered the patient should be restricted, driving vehicles and heavy machinery, because there have been cases of vertigo.

No data for carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or fertility abnormalities with the use of secnidazole, no teratogenic effects during animal testing. However, in view of the absence of human data, it is not recommended for use during pregnancy secnidazole.

Interactions

With the following drugs can cause these interactions:

Disulfiram: Episodes of delirium, confusion.

Alcohol or medicines that contain alcohol: fever, rash, vomiting, tachycardia (antabuse effect).

Oral anticoagulants (warfarin): Potentiation of oral anticoagulant effect and increased risk of bleeding due to decreased hepatic catabolism, which is why it should determine the prothrombin time and INR monitoring.

Whenever necessary, the dose should be adjusted during oral anticoagulant treatment secnidazole and 8 days after stopping it.

Overdose, Toxicity and treatment

At therapeutic doses the secnidazole is well tolerated, however, if an overdose should keep watch on the patient, and presenting nausea, vomiting (or other toxicity data), it is taken to hospital and general measures of support.

In case of accidental or intentional massive dose try to remove the drug by vomiting or gastric lavage.

Storage

Store in cool dry place. Keep out of reach of children.

Secnidazole dosage

Secnidazole Suspension

Dilute the suspension by adding 15 mL of water, stir and take the entire dose. The recommended dose is 30 mg / kg once.

Secnidazole Tablets

Urethritis and vaginitis caused by Trichomonas vaginalis:

Adults: 2 g single dose before meals. We recommend simultaneous treatment of sexual partner.

Nonspecific vaginosis:

Adults: 2 g single dose.

Acute intestinal amebiasis:

Adults: 2 g single dose before meals.

Children: 30 mg / kg / day in single dose in a single day.

Asymptomatic (minuta and cystic forms):

The same dose daily for 3 days.

Hepatic amebiasis:

Adults: 1.5 g per day in one or more doses, before meals for 5 days.

Children: 30 mg / kg / day in one or more doses before meals for 5 days.

Giardiasis:

Adults: 2 g single dose before meals.

Children: 30 mg / kg / day in single dose in a single day.

 

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