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Secnidazole Dosage

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 5, 2020.

Applies to the following strengths: 2 g

Usual Adult Dose for Bacterial Vaginosis

2 g orally once

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available


Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 18 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.


Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Administer a single packet of granules.
---Sprinkle the entire contents of the packet onto applesauce, yogurt, or pudding.
---Consume all of the mixture within 30 minutes.
---Do not chew or crunch the granules.
-May administer without regard to food
-After consuming this drug, may drink a glass of water (to help with swallowing)

-A single packet of granules contains 2 g of this drug.
-The granules will not dissolve in applesauce, yogurt, or pudding; they are not meant to be dissolved in any liquid.

Patient advice:
-Read the US FDA-approved patient labeling (Patient Information and Instructions for Use).

Further information

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