the package insert of the medicine Secni-plus. Therapeutic class of Amebicidas and Antihelminticos. Active principles Secnidazol.
Amoebiasis intestinal in all ways, amebiasis of the liver, giardiasis, trichomoniasis. Some recent studies have shown that SECNI-PLUS (secnidazol) can be a therapeutic alternative for the vaginoses bacterial (usually caused by Gardnerella vaginalis).
When should I not use?
Hypersensitivity to imidazole derivatives; suspected pregnancy; lactation.
How to use?
Adults: single Dose of 2 g (2 tablets of 1,000 mg or 4 tablets of 500 mg) for trichomoniasis, intestinal amebiasis, and giardiasis, and in trichomoniasis the same dosage is recommended to sexual partner; in the case of amoebiasis of the liver, 500 mg (1 tablet of 500 mg) 3 times a day, for 5 to 7 days. Children: single Dose of 30 mg/kg (maximum 2 g), that is, 1 ml/kg of weight in intestinal amebiasis, and giardiasis; 30 mg/kg/day (maximum 2 g), that is, 1 ml/kg of weight during 5 to 7 days in amebiasis of the liver.
What are the evils that can cause me?
digestive Disorders: nausea, gastralgia, change of taste (metallic taste), glossites and stomatitis; rash urticariformes; leukopenia moderate, and reversible with cessation of treatment; more rarely, dizziness, phenomena of incoordination and ataxia, paresthesias, polineurites sensitivomotoras.