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Secwid 500mg | 1Dokita

Secwid is an easy way in the treatment of most anaerobic bacterial and protozoal infections.

Active Ingredient

Secnidazole (1-(2hydroxypropyl)-2-methyl-5-nitroimidazole and 1-(2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl) propan-2ol))

Directions for use

Oral administration during or after a meal.


Keep this medication out of the reach of children

It is necessary to seek medical advice in cases of pregnancy or lactation.

The drug is contraindicated in the first five to six weeks of pregnancy.


Each film-coated tablet contains: Secnidazole 500 mg; Film coating protects the product from being bitter to taste

Dosage for Giardiasis

2g orally as a single start dose in adults and 30mg/kg in children

Dosage for Acute Symptomatic Amoebiasis

2g start dose and 30mg/kg in children

Dosage for Acute Ulcerative Gingivitis

A single adult dose of 2g

What is Secwid used for?

Secwid is specifically indicated for the oral treatment of intestinal/hepatic amoebiasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, bacterial vaginosis, acute ulcerative gingivitis, anaerobic infections/supra-infections, and helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcers.

Secwid works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

How long does Secnidazole stay in the body?

Secwid stays around 17 hours approximately in the body before clearance begins at the rate of 25mL/min.

What are the Side Effects of Secnidazole?

Side effects of Secnidazole include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

Where can I get Secwid?

You can get Secwid 500mg by 4 Tablets at Drugstore Nigeria, the largest online pharmacy in Nigeria

What is Secnidex?

Secnidazole, also known as Secnidex is an easy way in the treatment of most anaerobic bacterial and protozoal infections.

Does Secnidazole treat Amoeba?

Yes. A study has been carried out to determine the clinical efficacy of Secnidazole in the treatment of acute and chronic cases of amoebiasis.

Is Secnidazole the same as Flagyl?

Flagyl is an antibiotic drug used to treat a wide variety of infections. Secnidazole is also an antibiotic drug but more suitable since it offers single-dose therapy. Consult your doctor for more advice on usage.

Is Secnidazole taken before or after meals?

Secnidazole can be taken during or after a meal

What class of Drug is Secnidazole?

Nitroimidazole antimicrobials

Is Secnidazole an Antibiotic?

Yes, secnidazole is an antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is also used in women to treat bacterial vaginal infections.

Secnidazole Dose for Children

The usual dose of Secnidazole for children is 30mg/kg.

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