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Nalidys

Nalidys Information

Nalidys Benefits & Uses

Nalidys is used to treat the following -

Nalidys Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Nalidys

Nalidixic Acid
Metronidazole

Nalidys Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Nalidys is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Gastric Irritation
  3. Rash
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Vertigo Moderate
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Headache Moderate
  8. Visual Disturbance
  9. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  10. Dry Mouth Mild
  11. Metallic taste in mouth
  12. Skin redness
  13. Skin Burning
  14. Sensation of Stinging
  15. Vaginal inflammation
  16. Erythema
  17. Contact Dermatitis Moderate
  18. Depression Moderate
  19. Vaginal discharge
  20. Influenza like symptoms
  21. Abdominal Pain Mild
  22. Dizziness Mild
  23. Skin irritation
  24. Agitation
  25. Fever Severe
  26. Constipation Severe
  27. Loss of appetite
  28. Convulsion
  29. Vaginal Irritation

Nalidys Related Warnings

Is the use of Nalidys safe for pregnant women?

Nalidys is safe to take during pregnancy.

Is the use of Nalidys safe during breastfeeding?

Nalidys may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Nalidys, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Nalidys.

What is the effect of Nalidys on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of Nalidys on kidney have been reported.

What is the effect of Nalidys on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Nalidys on the liver have been reported.

What is the effect of Nalidys on the Heart?

Nalidys may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Severe Interaction of Nalidys with Other Drugs

Nalidys should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Nalidys Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Nalidys unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Liver Cirrhosis
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Diabetes
  6. Ulcerative Colitis
  7. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
  8. Liver Disease
  9. Kidney Disease
  10. Heart Disease
  11. Diabetes
  12. Peripheral Neuropathy
  13. Calcium Deficiency
  14. Potassium Deficiency
  15. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Frequently asked Questions about Nalidys

Is this Nalidys habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Nalidys.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Nalidys can make you feel drowsy.

Is it safe?

Nalidys is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Nalidys is not used to treat mental disorders.

Nalidys Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Nalidys

It is safe to take Nalidys with food.

Interaction between Alcohol and Nalidys

Taking Nalidys with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Details

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; NegGram® Caplets (nalidixic acid)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 709
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Flagyl® Metronidazole
  4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 837-839
  5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 850-851