About Entamizole DS
Entamizole DS Tablet is a combination drug used for the treatment of bacterial and amoebic infections of the stomach, such as diarrhoea and dysentery. It is also used to treat stomach ulcers and other systemic infections caused by bacteria, such as gum and intestinal infections. It works by killing the bacteria and/or parasite and inhibiting their cell division.
How effective is Entamizole DS?
Entamizole DS Tablet contains a combination of an antibiotic (Metronidazole) and an amebicide (Diloxanide furoate) which makes it a very effective medication for treating bacterial and parasitic infections of the stomach and other systems.
What dose should I choose?
In adults, the usual dose is 1 tablet taken orally thrice per day for 5 days.
In children, the use of Entamizole DS suspension is not recommended.
The dose should be taken with food. Do not take in a smaller or larger dose than prescribed by your doctor. In case of a missed dose, take the dose as soon as you remember. Skip your already missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose.
For more information on the dosage of Entamizole DS, contact your doctor or our certified pharmacists.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Entamizole DS?
Some people may experience certain side-effects while using this drug. If you suffer from or have a history of brain disorders, heart disease or bone disorders, Entamizole DS is more likely to cause side-effects. This drug should be avoided if you are or have suffered from an allergic reaction to metronidazole or diloxanide furoate.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, speak to your doctor or a pharmacist before using this tablet.
Some common side-effects include:
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
If you are concerned about any potential side-effects, consult our pharmacist.