Expert advice

  • Swallow the tablet whole with water.
  • Take the tablets during or immediately after a meal. 
  • Consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, kidney or liver disease.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or are breast-feeding before taking this medicine.
  • Do not take ornidazole on an empty stomach, it may cause stomach upset.
  • Do not take the medicine if you intend to drive a vehicle or operate machinery immediately after having ornidazole.

Frequently asked questions

Ornidazole 

Q. Is Ornidazole an antibiotic? What is it used for?
Ornidazole is an antibiotic that cures infections (caused by bacteria or protozoa) of intestine, urinary tract, genital tract and other body parts. 
 
Q. Is ornidazole same as metronidazole?
Ornidazole and metronidazole are two different drugs belonging to the same class and are used for the same type of diseases.
 
Q. Is ornidazole carcinogenic?
There are no reports suggesting the potential of ornidazole to cause cancer.
 
Q. Is ornidazole safe?
Ornidazole is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.