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Secnidazole Side Effects

Applies to secnidazole: oral granule for reconstitution

Genitourinary

Common (1% to 10%): Vulvovaginal candidiasis, vulvovaginal pruritus[Ref]

Gastrointestinal

Nausea, abdominal pain, and vomiting have also been reported during postmarketing experience with other 2 g formulations outside the US.[Ref]

Common (1% to 10%): Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vomiting[Ref]

Nervous system

Dysgeusia and headache have also been reported during postmarketing experience with other 2 g formulations outside the US.[Ref]

Common (1% to 10%): Headache, dysgeusia[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. Solosec (secnidazole)." Symbiomix Therapeutics , Newark, NJ.

Some side effects of secnidazole may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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