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SatranidazoleAbout SatranidazoleNitroimidazole derivative, Anti-protozoal.Mechanism of Action of SatranidazoleSatranidazole is nitro imidazoles which have broad spectrum cidal activity against Protozoa and some anaerobic bacteria. Its selective toxicity to anaerobic microbes involves 1. Drug enters the cell by diffusion, 2. Nitro group of drug is reduced by redox proteins present only in anaerobic organisms to reactive nitro radical which excerts cytotoxic action by damaging DNA and other critical biomolecules. 3.DNA helix destabilization &strand breakage has been observed.
Pharmacokinets of SatranidazoleAbsorption: Well absorbed orally, Distribution: Widely distributed,
Metabolism: Metabolized in liver, Excretion: Excreted in urine.
Onset of Action for SatranidazoleN/ADuration of Action for Satranidazole12 hoursHalf Life of Satranidazole14 hoursSide Effects of Satranidazole1.Headache
Contra-indications of Satranidazole1.Hypersensitivity to the drug
Special Precautions while taking SatranidazoleN/APregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationMay be usedBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationUse with caution
Indications for Satranidazole1.Amoebiasis
4.Anaerobic bacterial infections
Interactions for SatranidazoleAlcohol: It does not produce any disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol.Typical Dosage for SatranidazoleAmoebiasis:
300mg 12hourly for 5 days
Giardiasis and Trichomoniasis:
600mg as a single dose
Schedule of SatranidazoleHStorage Requirements for SatranidazoleStore in a well closed container and protect from light. Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of SatranidazoleTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of SatranidazoleTreatment is supportive & symptomatic.
Home Delivery for Satranidazole in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for satranidazole and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for satranidazole may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take satranidazole only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for satranidazole before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for satranidazole with the pharmacy.
Satranidazole is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for satranidazole might be better known than satranidazole itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have satranidazole in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for satranidazole.