Generic Name: Secnidazole

Dosage Form: Tablets

License: Generic

Category: Anti-infective

Packaging: 4 Tablets x 1 Blister

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*Packaging design and product name may be different in your country.

Additional Information


Each film-coated tablet of Flagentyl 500 mg contains :

  • Secnidazole: 500 mg.
  • Excipients: S.Q. for one film-coated tablet.


This medicine is recommended in the treatment of:

  • Trichomonal urethritis and vaginitis.
  • Amebic dysentery.
  • Amebic hepatitis.
  • Giardiasis.

Dosage and Administration

Urethritis and vaginitis (Generally):

Adults: 4 tablets taken as a single dose at the beginning of a meal (i.e. 2g).

Amebic dysentery:

Symptomatic acute amebic dysentery

  • Adults: 4 tablets taken as a single dose at the beginning of a meal (i.e. 2 g).
  • Children: 30 mg/kg/day as a single dose

Dose to be taken for one day only.

Asymptomatic amebic dysentery: same daily dose for 3 days.

Amebic hepatitis:
  • Adults: 3 tablets per day (i.e. 1.5 g/day)
  • Children: 30 mg/kg/day.

Taken as one dose or several doses at the beginning of a meal for 5 days.


Children: 30 mg/kg/day, as a single dose.

The oral liquid dosage form is recommended for children aged under 6 years.

*The information provided above is general in nature and for informational purposes only. It is NOT a substitute for the advice of your doctor. You must always consult your healthcare professional before starting any medication/supplementation program. 

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