Ornidazole

What is Ornidazole?

Ornidazole is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery. It is also used in treatment of parasitic infections, including amebiasis, giardiasis, and Trichomonas vaginalis; treatment of infections due to susceptible strains of anaerobic bacteria.

Questions and answers on "Ornidazole"

Hi. I have gum infection. My doctor has prescribed ornidazole for 14 days. Can i drink while taking the tablets ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You shouldn't use alcohol with ornidazole.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.

Do not drink alcohol when using Ornidazole and at least three days after stopping it, because it may lead to Disulfiram-like (antabuse) reaction....

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What if I have taken 60ml whiskey after takin ofloxacin 200 and orindazole 500 tablet and after 2 hours no symptoms of any adverse reaction ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Ornidazole is relatively safe

Detailed Answer:
Hi. Welcome to Healthcare Magic. I am Dr Anshul Varshney for your help.
Ideally, Ornidazole should be avoided with alcohol.
The most common reaction seen happens with Metronidazole known as Disulfiram like reaction.
Since 2 hours have...

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Can I take norflox to empty stomach for loose motion

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Try with probiotic first, if it is not helpful than antibiotic.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HCM
I have gone through your query.

Since when you have loose motion.
Norflox is an antibiotic, it definitely will help if the loose motions are infective in origin
If it is collitis you...

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I am a regular alcohol drinker. Due to a recent tooth problem I have to take Ofloxacin with Onidazole combination antibiotic. Can there be any adverse interaction. Please advise.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Alcohol should be strictly avoided..

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Alcohol consumption should be strictly avoided if you are advised to take Ofloxacin ornidazole combination as alcohol can cause serious drug interactions with Ornidazole..

At times it can also be life...

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Hi, my child being 7 years ,weight :37 kg.have been suffering from loose motion.can i give ofloxacin & ornidazole suspension

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You may give it

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to the HCM

I understand your concerns but don't worry. Most likely cause of loose motions in this age group is self limiting viral gastroenteritis. It improves without any antibiotics. If he has high grade fever, mucus or blood in stools...

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I had had three strong beer after completing 5 day course of Ornidazole 500 , will this cause severe problem for me?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Less chances, but yes there are.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to Healthcaremagic.
Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.

Ideally alcohol should be avoided with drugs like Metronidazole and Ornidazole. However, the interaction of...

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can i take alcohol while using Ordinazole IP 10mg for oral care of gum trauma

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Never take ornidazole tablet and alcohol together.

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have read through your query in detail. It is understood you are asking about ORNIDAZOLE oral tablets which is an antibiotic used to treat infections.

Please never take...

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Doctor since two weeks I am suffering from g i discomfort i am going three times washroom a day i took all the medicine which is usefull in this disease But i don't have any progress now doctor proscribed me stragyl -o 300 u tell me is it better for me

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Please provide further info.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, Sir.

I understand your concern.

I would like to know what drugs you have earlier used.

Also did you undergo any tests?

Please let me know, so that I can guide you with better accuracy.
Thank you...

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I have dry tiny round spots on my pubic area what can it be and how can I take care of it

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Detailed answer below

Detailed Answer:
Hello Sir,

Welcome to Healthcare Magic!

I understand your concern.I would like to know more about your round spots.My questions are;

Is it painful?
Does that part of skin has sense?
Is it consistent or intermittent?
What color is it?

If I guess...

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Good evening Doctor XXXXXXX is 13 and has had diarrhea since yesterday(10-12) bouts of loose motion. , We tried Oflaxin and ornidazole + Econorm with small doses of fluid being given. What is the ideal time gap between dosages? His regular doctor is out of town and is not reachable and we had to get into action.
Will be grateful if you can respond at the earliest please.
Thanks
XXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Answered

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for contaction Healthcaremagic
Diarrhoea of such frequency is usually either due to viruses or bacterial toxins. Parasites and anerobes against which ornidazole acts don't cause acute sever diarrhoea. Major problem with these is dehydration...

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Recent questions on  Ornidazole

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I was taking ofloxacin and ornidazole combination and my problems had gone after two days of medicine intake. Now due to bloating, mettalic taste nausea due to side effect I am feeling very weak. I have taken eight out of ten medicines. I want to stop taking . Is it safe?Rimi

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I have feel stomach pain as well as knee pain from lat few days. My doctor Has advised me for following medicines Ofloxacin and Ornidazole , Nutriline B plus and Mefenamic Acid and Dicyclomine HCI tablet. After having first dose in morning I a feeling a dry throat and feeling heavy. What can be thereason

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hello! i am now in india and i ve been sufferinf from diahorrea, fever (37,5 C) and weakness. Doctor advised me to take for 3 days (2pills a day) medicine called eufoquin-o (200mg Ofloxacin, 500mg Ornidazole). Should I take it? Is it save? I have heard of many side effects..Thank you in advance for your help

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I am suffering from Amoebiasis from last 1 years..

Symptoms include , sometimes stomach pain, there is a liquid like discharge I don know whether its mucus its not sticky just like liquid.

Feel like passing stool frequently . presently doctor has advised me to take Ofloxacin ornidazole for 7 days, 2 tabltes each per day.

Please advise I am depressed.

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Since 5 days, I felt burning when peeing and pooping some times, especially in the early morning. Pee is on yellow color in the morning. Poop is normal all the times. Seems its due to over heat. But I am not sure. Now it became normal. But I want...

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Hello Doctor, My father in law is suffering from Diarrhea , indigestion ,acidity and feels like going to the bathroom but only gas come out. He had ham two days ago after which it has started. Could you please suggest any medication.

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Hi, My mother has type 2 diabetes and takes insuline injections 4 times a day and also she suffers from celiac disease and is on a strict gluten free diet. But she has eaten something which has severly upseted her bowel system causing loose...

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