What is Giro (Ornidazole) used for?
Giro (Ornidazole) is given to patients suffering from certain types of urinary tract or vaginal infections, as well as infections occurring in other parts of the body. The types of infection it treats may have been caused by a certain type of bacteria called anaerobic bacteria, or else amoeba, a type of parasite. It may also be used to help prevent infection during surgery. This drug is a type of medication known as an antiprotozoal, which works by killing the bacteria or amoeba which cause infections.
How should I use Giro (Ornidazole)?
Patients who have been prescribed Giro (Ornidazole) may be told to take three 500mg tablets in the evening, usually for 1 to 3 days, depending on the infection being treated. However, you may be told to take 1 to 2 500mg tablets in the morning and evening, for 3 to 10 days. You must consult your physician and take the exact dosage prescribed to you.
What are the side effects of Giro (Ornidazole)?
Patients may notice some side effects when taking Giro (Ornidazole), such as:
You should tell your physician immediately if any other more serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Giro (Ornidazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.