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Sec 1gm Tablet

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Sec 1 G Description

Sec 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 as its m...
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ContainsSecnidazole(1.0 G)
UsesBacterial and parasitic infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Sec 1 G

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

Contraindications of Sec 1 G

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

Side effects of Sec 1 G

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

Precautions and Warnings of Sec 1 G

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Sec Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Sec 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

Q:
Can I take the Sec Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not breastfeed while taking the Sec 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Sec Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of the Sec Tablet on driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Sec Tablet?
A:
You should not consume alcohol while taking the Sec 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 Sec 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 Sec Tablet for a longer duration than that prescribed by the doctor.

Mode of Action of Sec 1 G

How Does It Work?

Sec 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 Sec 1 G

Sec 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 Sec 1 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sec 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 Sec 1 G

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

Dosage of Sec 1 G

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Sec 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

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: Is Sec useful for diarrhea?

A: Yes, the Sec 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 Sec Tablet for a vaginal infection?

A: Yes, you can take the Sec 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 Sec Tablet be used for stomach infection?

A: Yes, the Sec 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.
Product Details
Brand
SEC
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 04:24 PM (IST)

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