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Unimezol 400mg Tablet

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Unimezol 400 MG Description

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

  • Unimezol 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 Unimezol 400 MG

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

Side effects of Unimezol 400 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Unimezol 400 MG

Pregnancy

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Unimezol Tablet?
A:
  • The consumption of alcohol along with Unimezol Tablet can lead to the chances of disulfiram-like reaction where you may experience low blood pressure, hot flushes, nausea, shortness of breath and some...
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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 Unimezol.

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 Unimezol 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 Unimezol 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Unimezol 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 Unimezol 400 MG

Unimezol 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 doc...
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Interactions of Unimezol 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Unimezol Tablet when taking along with Lithium which is used to treat psychiatric disorders can cause kidney damage.
  • Concomitant use of Unimezol 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 Unimezol 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 Unimezol Tablet as it can increase the levels of ciclosporin in the body.
  • Other medicines which may affect the activity of Unimezol 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 Unimezol 400 MG

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

Dosage of Unimezol 400 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Unimezol 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 me...
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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
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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 Unimezol Tablet be used to treat Urinary tract infection?

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

Q: Is Unimezol Tablet addictive?

A: No, Unimezol Tablet is not an addiction-causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
UNIMEZOL
Expires on or After
03/10/2022
Last Updated on: 06 May 2022 | 08:21 PM (IST)

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