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Aristogyl 400mg Tablet

By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 7.87
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Aristogyl 400 MG Description

Aristogyl Tablet is an anti-infective medicine. It is used in treating infections of various parts of the body caused by many microorganisms, including bacteria and amoeba-like organisms (protozoan p

rasites). Aristogyl Tablet contains metronidazole as its active ingredient. This medicine is not recommended to be used by pregnant women and lactating mothers and should be used with caution in elderly patients. Aristogyl Tablet should be taken as instructed by the doctor. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine as prescribed by the doctor and not stop taking this medicine abruptly, even if you feel better.

Product Summary

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ContainsMetronidazole(400.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial and prasitic infections
Side effectsHeadache, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, metallic taste
TherapyANTI-AMOEBIC
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Uses of Aristogyl 400 MG

  • Aristogyl Tablet is used to treat parasitic infections such as amoebiasis.
  • It is used to prevent sexually transmitted infections such as urogenital trichomoniasis or giardiasis.
  • It is also used to treat infections of the gums, teeth and skin due to various infective microorganisms.

Contraindications of Aristogyl 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to metronidazole or other ingredients of the Aristogyl Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant (first trimester) or are breastfeeding.
  • If you are suffering from a bacterial infection in the vagina.

Side effects of Aristogyl 400 MG

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Eating disorder
  • Unpleasant taste
  • Pain or stomach discomfort

Precautions and Warnings of Aristogyl 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Aristogyl Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Aristogyl Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, especially in the 1st trimester of pregnancy. However, the doctor may prescribe you with this medicine after accessing the benefit of the treatment over risk to the baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Aristogyl Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Metronidazole passes into the breastmilk, hence it is advised not to breastfeed during the treatment with Aristogyl Tablet and for at least for a day after the treatment has been discontinued.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Aristogyl Tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy, drowsy, confusion, hallucination, visual disturbance or sometimes fits after taking Aristogyl Tablet. So, it is advised to be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Aristogyl Tablet?
A:
  • The consumption of alcohol along with Aristogyl Tablet can lead to the chances of disulfiram-like reaction where you may experience low blood pressure, hot flushes, nausea, shortness of breath and som...
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  • It is advised to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment. You should not be consuming alcohol during the treatment and at least for 48 hours after the treatment with Aristogyl.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from blood disorders like blood-fluid imbalance (dyscrasias) or porphyria.
  • You had or have a history of fits or epilepsy.
  • You are taking the Tablet for more than 10 days.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You experience infections after taking the Aristogyl 400 mg medicine.
  • You have peripheral neuropathy (abnormal, painful sensations like pins and needles).
  • You have liver or kidney disease or are on dialysis.
  • You are suffering from Cockayne syndrome (growth retardation, impaired development of the brain and sensitivity to sunlight).
  • You are an alcoholic and must avoid alcohol during the treatment and at least after 48 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.

Mode of Action of Aristogyl 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Aristogyl Tablet acts by stopping the growth of certain bacteria and parasites which are responsible for infection by interrupting the DNA and causing the DNA strands to break.

Directions for Use of Aristogyl 400 MG

Aristogyl Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your do...
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Interactions of Aristogyl 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aristogyl Tablet when taking along with Lithium which is used to treat psychiatric disorders can cause kidney damage.
  • Concomitant use of Aristogyl Tablet with anticoagulants like Warfarin may potentiate the anticoagulant effects.
  • Concomitant use of disulfiram which is used to treat alcohol addiction can cause mental disorders like hallucinations, etc.
  • Concomitant use of Aristogyl Tablet can reduce the efficacy of oral contraceptives. Thus, a physical barrier should be used for effective contraception.
  • Be cautious if you are taking immunosuppressants like Ciclosporin with Aristogyl Tablet as it can increase the levels of ciclosporin in the body.
  • Other medicines which may affect the activity of Aristogyl Tablet are antacids like Cimetidine, Fluorouracil to treat cancer, Phenytoin or Primidone to treat fits or epilepsy.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are giving to your child currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Storage and disposal of Aristogyl 400 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Aristogyl 400 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Aristogyl Tablet can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, weight loss, disturbance in taste, headache, dizziness, drowsiness and lack of sleep. If you think you have taken too much of this m...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Aristogyl Tablet be used to treat Urinary tract infection?

A: No, Aristogyl Tablet cannot be used to treat Urinary tract infection.

Q: Is Aristogyl Tablet addictive?

A: No, Aristogyl Tablet is not an addiction-causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
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ARISTOGYL
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)

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