the package insert of the medicine Secnidal 1000 mg. Therapeutic class of the anti-interference. Active principlesSecnidazol.
SECNIDAL is indicated for:
– intestinal amebiasis in all ways;
– amebiasis; liver;
When should I not use?
SECNIDAL should not be used in the following cases:
– allergy to imidazole derivatives or any component of the product (see section adverse reactions);
– suspicion of pregnancy;
– in the first three months of pregnancy;
– during breast-feeding.
How to use?
Trichomoniasis: single Dose of 2 tablets of 1000 mg (to 2000 mg); the same dose is recommended for the spouse.
intestinal Amebiasis and giardiasis: 2 tablets of 1000 mg (2000 mg) in single dose.
Amebiasis liver: 1.5 g/day 2.0 g/day for 5 to 7 days.
What are the evils that can cause me?
hypersensitivity Reactions (fever, erythema, urticaria, angioedema, and anaphylactic reaction).
Can occur rarely reactions unpleasant as:
1) digestive disorders: nausea, gastralgia, change of taste (metallic taste), glossites and stomatitis;
2) skin rash;
3) leukopenia moderate, and reversible with cessation of treatment;
4) more rarely: phenomena, neurological symptoms such as vertigo (dizziness), the phenomena of incoordination (ataxia), paresthesia, polineurites sensory-motor.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
The intestinal parasites are widespread in children and adults of all social classes. To avoid them you must:
a) wash hands before eating and after defecating;
b) eat preferably cooked food;
c) drink filtered water, or cooled down after boiling;
d) keep the nails cut short;
e) keep food away from insects;
f) eat preferably fresh vegetables, and washed in running water.
g) avoid walking barefoot and do not walk on or swim in standing water.
By observing these recommendations, you can prevent the intestinal parasites from reaching the family. You should avoid the intake of alcoholic beverages during your treatment with SECNIDAL and up to 4 days after its completion. Always check the expiration date located on the packaging of the product and check out the name to not be mistakes. Do not use SECNIDAL if there are signs of tampering or damage of the package.
– Risk of use by route of administration not recommended
There are no studies of the effects of SECNIDAL administered by routes not recommended. Therefore, for safety and for effectiveness of this medicine, the administration should only be by the oral route.
-Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Tell your doctor the occurrence of pregnancy during or after treatment with SECNIDAL. Tell your doctor if you are breast feeding. SECNIDAL should not be used in case of suspected pregnancy, in the first three months of this and during breastfeeding. This medicine should not be used by pregnant women or during breastfeeding without medical advice or of the dental surgeon.
TELL THE medical DOCTOR OR SURGEON-DENTIST to THE EMERGENCE OF UNDESIRABLE REACTIONS. TELL YOUR DOCTOR OR DENTIST IF YOU ARE TAKING ANY OTHER MEDICINE. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE WITHOUT THE KNOWLEDGE OF YOUR DOCTOR. IT CAN BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH.
There are no warnings and special recommendations about the proper use of this medicine in elderly patients.
Restrictions to groups of risk
It is also recommended to avoid the administration of SECNIDAL to patients with a history of dyscrasia blood and neurological disorders.
Attention diabetics: SECNIDAL suspension contains sucrose: 256,8 mg/mL.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
in This case, perform gastric lavage as early as possible and instituting symptomatic treatment as necessary.
In the case of a superdose accidental, seek emergency medical attention immediately.