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Sectal 1gm Tablets

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Sectal 1gm Tablets Description

Sectal 1gm Tab 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 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 Sectal 1gm Tab 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.


Product Summary

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

Sectal 1gm Tab is used to treat various parasitic and bacterial infections of the stomach, intestine, liver and vagina.

Contraindications of Sectal 1gm Tablets

If you are allergic to secnidazole, metronidazole or any other ingredient of Sectal 1gm Tab .

Side effects of Sectal 1gm Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Sectal 1gm Tablets



Can I take the Sectal 1gm Tab during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using the Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tab while breastfeeding?
You should not breastfeed while taking the Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tab ?
There is limited information about the effects of the Sectal 1gm Tab on driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Sectal 1gm Tab ?
You should not consume alcohol while taking the Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tab .
  • 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 Sectal 1gm Tab for a longer duration than that prescribed by the doctor.

Mode of Action of Sectal 1gm Tablets

How Does It Work?

Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tablets

Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tablets

  • Store Sectal 1gm Tab s in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Sectal 1gm Tablets


If you have taken an excessive dose of Sectal 1gm Tab , contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of the Sectal 1gm Tab , 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 Sectal 1gm Tab useful for diarrhea?

A: Yes, the Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tab for a vaginal infection?

A: Yes, you can take the Sectal 1gm Tab 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 Sectal 1gm Tab be used for stomach infection?

A: Yes, the Sectal 1gm Tab 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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