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Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet

Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
Medicine composition: Metronidazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is antibacterial and antifungal. It is used either on its own or in combination to cure inflammatory diseases, endocarditis, dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis and amebiasis. It can only treat certain parasitic and bacterial infections of the vagina, respiratory tract, skin and joints. Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is sold under the trade name of Flagyl and Flagyl ER.

Like all medicines there are certain associated side effects with the usage of Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet which are dizziness, headache, upset stomach, abdominal pain, vomiting, nausea, reduced appetite, either diarrhea or constipation, blurred vision, clouded thoughts, fever, irritability, aggression, depression, difficulty speaking and breathing, skin rash or redness, a burning sensation, blisters, sore throat, darkening of the urine, rapid or irregular heartbeat and mouth ulcers to name a few. Should the side effects continue or worsen overtime, contact your health care provider right away.

Before starting Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet treatment you should consult with your doctor and tell him/her if you have any allergies, have liver, nerve disorders or blood cell disorders, stomach or intestinal infections such as Crohn?s disease, epilepsy or other kinds of seizures, if you?re pregnant or are planning to become pregnant. In case you are nursing a baby the use of Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is not recommended as it may pass into breast milk and cause harm to the infant.

Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet comes in both capsule and tablet form. The dosage will be prescribed by your doctor determining your age, gender, overall health and the severity of your condition. The usual dosage in adults for a bacterial infection is about 7.5 mg orally every 6 hours over a period of 7-10 days. And if you are taking it by infusion then the advised dose is about 15 mg once for 1 hour daily over a period of 7-10 days as well. Dose for other treatments vary from one person to another. In case of drug overdose, seek medical attention immediately.

Amebiasis
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is used in the amebiasis which is a parasitic infection that affects the intestine and amebic liver abscess caused by Entamoeba histolytica.
Trichomoniasis
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of trichomoniasis which is a sexually transmitted disease caused by Trichomonas vaginalis.
Bacterial Vaginosis
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina caused by Lactobacillus species.
Bacterial infections
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is used to treat the infectins caused by bacteria in blood, lungs, genital areas caused by Bacteroides fragilis and Clostridium species.
Surgical prophylaxis
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is used to treat infections that may cause after surgery.
Allergy
Not recommended in patients with known allergy to Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet or other nitroimidazoles.
In addition to its intended effect, Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Agitation Major Common
Blurred vision Major Common
Burning or tingling sensation of hands and feet Major Common
Convulsions Major Common
Fever and chills Major Less Common
Skin Rash Major Less Common
Vaginal irritation Major Less Common
Loss of appetite Major Rare
Constipation Major Rare
Yellow colored eyes or skin Major Rare
Abdominal Pain Minor Common
Dizziness Minor Common
Change in taste/ Metallic taste Minor Less Common
Dry Mouth Minor Less Common
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 to 2 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended in the first trimester of pregnancy to treat bacterial vaginosis and trichomoniasis. It can be used in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is known to excreted through the breastmilk. It is used in breastfeeding women only if clearly needed. Breastfeeding should be avoided for 24 hours after single-dose maternal treatment. Monitoring of candidal infections and diarrhea is necessary.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Missed Dose instructions
If you miss a dose of Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it‚??s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
India
United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Disease
Information not available.
Interaction with Alcohol
Ethanol Moderate
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended in patients with Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet. Any symptoms of the fast heartbeat, warmth, headache, and breathing difficulty should be reported to the doctor.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Warfarin Major
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet may increase the concentration of warfarin and increase the risk of bleeding. Inform the doctor if you have any bleeding disorder. Any symptoms of unusual bleeding, blood in stools, headache, and dizziness should be reported to the doctor. An alternate class of medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Ethinyl Estradiol Moderate
The desired effect of contraceptive pills will not be achieved if these medicines are taken together. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement of the medicine should be made under the doctor's supervision.
Atorvastatin Moderate
These medicines may increase the risk of nerve damage if given together. Any symptoms of numbness, tingling or burning sensation in feet, hands should be informed to the doctor. An alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Disulfiram Moderate
Aristogyl 200 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients receiving disulfiram due to the risk of confusion and psychotic symptoms. Inform the doctor if you are receiving these medications. Any symptoms of change in behavior, irritation, and altered coordination should be reported to the doctor.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am having recurrent giardia for the last 1.5 years and I have taken tinidazole (2 gram once), metronidazole (400 mg* 3 times for 7 days) once and metronidazole (14 days) another time, rifamaxin (10 days), albendazole (400 mg *5 days) during this these 18 months and still have symptoms. Can someone please help?

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I am suffering form Leucorrhoea very badly, I feel exhausted, sleepy every time which effect my daily routine. Please suggest me a cure (ayurvedic / homeopathic) preferred! I'll be thankful to you!

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Homeopath, Gorakhpur
There are many causes of leukorrhea, the usual one being†estrogen†imbalance. The amount of discharge may increase due to†vaginal infection†or†STDs, and it may disappear and reappear from time to time. This discharge can keep occurring for years, in which case it becomes more yellow and foul-smelling.† Leukorrhea may be caused by sexually transmitted diseases; therefore, treating the STD will help treat the leukorrhea. Treatment may include†antibiotics, such as†metronidazole. Other antibiotics common for the treatment of STDs include†clindamycin†or†trinidazole. If you want Homeopathic treatment contact me privately. I will help you out from this problem.
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Hi all, I am 28 yrs I think I developed neuropathy 2 Months ago from taking 1000 mg of metronidazole. I started taking Neurobion (b- complex) tablet once a day 5 days ago prescribed by my doctor. Its been two months, is there any other treatment for this? And how long will it take my body to recover? Thanks.

MBBS, MD - Consultant Physician, DNB (General Medicine), DM - Neurology
Neurologist, Vijayawada
Yes it is secondary to metronidazole. Any drug related neuropathy takes 3-6 months for recovery usually.
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