What is Entosec (Secnidazole) used for?
Entosec (Secnidazole) is an anti-infective medication prescribed to treat a variety of infections caused by microorganisms. These may include amoebiasis, giardiasis, or bacterial vaginosis. The medication operates by preventing the reproduction of microorganisms allowing them to be destroyed by the immune system and eliminated from the body. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Entosec (Secnidazole)?
Always follow your physician's instructions for using Entosec (Secnidazole) to get the most effective results. One tablet is typically administered once or twice each day, but your individual dosage will depend on the severity of your symptoms and your current health condition. Swallow the tablets whole with a large glass of water. Never chew or crush the medication as it may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions about using the medicine to ensure the correct application.
What are the side effects of Entosec (Secnidazole)?
Always inform your physician as soon as you experience any unusual symptoms while using Entosec (Secnidazole) such as:
Immediately stop using the medication and contact your physician if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms to make sure the correct changes are made to your dosage or application frequency to prevent further complications from occurring. Emergency medical attention may also be required in more serious cases.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Entosec (Secnidazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.