Satrogyl o - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Satrogyl o: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is a Satrogyl O tablet?

Satrogyl O tablet is a prescription antibiotic commonly used to treat various body infections, including parasitic intestinal infections, UTIs, and vaginal infections.

The medicine is commonly used as an amoebicide and is typically prescribed to treat dysentery and diarrhoea. It works by preventing the growth of infection-causing microorganisms like bacteria and parasites by damaging their DNA to prevent further cell divisions inside your body.

What are the uses of Satrogyl O tablet?

Satrogyl O tablet is an antibiotic used to eradicate bacterial and parasitic infections that cause diarrhea, dysentery, and irritable bowel syndrome. 

It is also used to cure-

  • Infections due to parasites like amoebiasis.
  • UTIs.
  • Ear and eye infections.
  • Vaginal infections like Giardiasis, Gonorrhea, Giardiasis, Pelvic inflammatory disease, bronchitis, prostatitis, ringing in ears and hearing loss, swollen eyes, and ear canal infections.
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What are the side effects of the Satrogyl O tablet?

The common side effects of this medicine are:

  • Nausea.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Vomiting.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Muscle pain.
  • Metallic taste.
  • Insomnia.

Serious side effects:

  • Drowsiness.
  • Dizziness.
  • Vision problems.
  • Pain in tendons, numbness, or tingling sensation in arms or feet.

If you experience any symptoms, notify your doctor and avoid driving when using this medicine as a rule.


Frequently Asked Questions about Satrogyl o

1. Can we take a Satrogyl O tablet empty stomach?

Yes, you can consume Satrogyl O tablets with or without food. Follow your doctor’s instructions and make sure that you take medicine at a fixed time daily to ensure optimum efficacy.
Try not to miss a dose, but if you do, take a tablet as soon as you remember.

2. How do I take Satrogyl O Dry syrup?

Satrogyl O Dry syrup must only be taken in the dose and for the duration as advised by your doctor. Always check the label for directions, shake the syrup well and use the measuring cup to measure the precise amount. You can take it with meals or on an empty stomach.

3. Is Satrogyl O an antibiotic?

Satrogyl O is an antibiotic with Satranidazole and Ofloxacin as its active ingredients. Both damage the DNA of the infection-causing pathogens inhibiting cell growth and disease progression and further preventing the infection from spreading. Satrogyl O works without triggering the bacteria to develop drug resistance, which is better.

4. What is the alternative medicine of Satrogyl O?

Satromax O tablet is a potent anti-diarrheal agent with the same composition and strength as Satrogyl O. It can be used as an alternative to Satrogyl O. The substitute medication safely kills bacteria and protozoa. It does this by damaging its DNA due to the action of its active ingredients, mimicking the way Satrogyl O works.

5. Can Satrogyl O cause constipation?

Satrogyl O is not associated with constipation. Diarrhea or watery stools is a common side effect of Satrogyl O.

It is always better to drink plenty of water if you’re suffering from diarrhea as this condition can cause dehydration. Rehydrating also helps in decreasing the chance of you getting constipated.

6. Is Satrogyl O a painkiller?

Satrogyl O is an antibiotic and not a painkiller. Its two components – Satranidazole and Ofloxacin – both help kill infection-causing parasites. They both damage the genetic material of the pathogenic organisms, halting cell division and the progression of the infection. The reason this medicine is excellent for treating intestinal infections.

7. Is Satrogyl O a steroid?

This medicine is not a steroid. Instead, it belongs to a category of drugs called nitro-imidazole derivatives.

It is an antibiotic that contains cytotoxins that damage the pathogenic DNA and other biomolecules required for cell division. Satrogyl O, thus, prevents the growth of disease-causing pathogens, halting the progression of an infection.

8. How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?

The effects depend on the severity of your condition. You will experience relief after you have completed a full dose of this antibiotic. Do not stop taking the tablet when you start feeling better. Complete the prescribed amount, so all the infectious pathogens are eliminated.

9. When should I take Satrogyl O?

You can take this medicine any time you want -- with meals, before meals, or after meals. However, it is advised that you take it at a fixed time. Always use Satrogyl O in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor, and swallow the entire tablet without chewing or breaking it.

10. Is it ok to take a Satrogyl O tablet every day?

The tablet must be taken in the dose and frequency as prescribed by the doctor, based on your/patient's condition.

The frequency of the medicine will thus vary from person to person, depending on the severity of the disease. A reason it's completely ok to take this tablet once daily.

Contact Yashoda Hospitals to know more about Satrogyl O tablet uses, benefits, side effects, and precautions to consider. For any other related medical inquiry, contact us here.

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