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Flagentyl 1gm Strip Of 2 Tablets

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Flagentyl 1 G Description

Flagentyl Tablet is an antimicrobial medicine that is mainly used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines and vagina caused by bacteria or parasitic organisms. It contains secnidazole a

s its main ingredient. This medicine acts by inhibiting the growth of the infection-causing organisms in the body, thus resulting in cell death and stops the spread of infection. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the exact dose and duration as prescribed. Complete the course given by your doctor and do not stop taking the Flagentyl Tablet before the prescribed duration. If you stop taking this medicine after you start feeling better, the chance of re-infection increases and results in treatment failure.


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ContainsSecnidazole(1.0 G)
UsesBacterial and parasitic infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache
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Uses of Flagentyl 1 G

Flagentyl is used to treat various parasitic and bacterial infections of the stomach, intestine, liver and vagina.

Contraindications of Flagentyl 1 G

If you are allergic to secnidazole, metronidazole or any other ingredient of Flagentyl Tablet.

Side effects of Flagentyl 1 G

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Unpleasant taste

Precautions and Warnings of Flagentyl 1 G



Can I take the Flagentyl Tablet during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using the Flagentyl Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits and need.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Flagentyl Tablet while breastfeeding?
You should not breastfeed while taking the Flagentyl Tablet and up to four days from your last dose because it is unknown if this medicine passes into the breastmilk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Flagentyl Tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of the Flagentyl Tablet on driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Flagentyl Tablet?
You should not consume alcohol while taking the Flagentyl Tablet as it may worsen your infection. Tell your doctor about your drinking habits before starting this treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience worsening of symptoms after taking the Flagentyl Tablet.
  • You suffer from any serious health issue.
  • You experience an unpleasant smell and increased vaginal discharge.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use the Flagentyl Tablet for a longer duration than that prescribed by the doctor.

Mode of Action of Flagentyl 1 G

How Does It Work?

Flagentyl Tablet contains secnidazole which is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal agent. This medicine works by stopping the growth of bacteria and amoeba in vaginal infections and infections of the gut.

Directions for Use of Flagentyl 1 G

Flagentyl Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Flagentyl 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Flagentyl Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Flagentyl 1 G

  • Store Flagentyl Tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Flagentyl 1 G


If you have taken an excessive dose of Flagentyl Tablet, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Flagentyl Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Flagentyl useful for diarrhea?

A: Yes, the Flagentyl Tablet can be used to treat diarrhoea caused due to parasitic organisms. Your doctor will diagnose the causative organism and then prescribe you the most appropriate medicine.

Q: Can I take the Flagentyl Tablet for a vaginal infection?

A: Yes, you can take the Flagentyl Tablet for a vaginal infection after consulting your doctor. Do not self-medicate because this medicine will not work for fungal and viral infections.

Q: Can the Flagentyl Tablet be used for stomach infection?

A: Yes, the Flagentyl Tablet can be used to treat stomach infection, only if the infection is caused due to parasitic organism. Your doctor will diagnose the causative organism and then prescribe you the most appropriate medicine.
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)
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