Ornidazole is a 5-nitroimidazole derivative active against protozoa and anaerobic bacteria. It is converted to reduction products that interact with DNA to cause destruction of helical DNA structure and strand leading to a protein synthesis inhibition and cell death in susceptible organisms.
Ornid Tablet 500 mg
Adults: 500 mg twice a day for 5 days.
Children: 10-25 mg per kg body weight in two divided doses.
Adults: 1.5 gm once a day for 3 days.
Children: 40 mg per kg body weight, once a day for 3 days.
Adults: 1.5 gm once daily for 1-2 days.
Children: 40 mg per kg body weight for 2 days.
Trichomoniasis: 1.5 gm once or 500 mg twice a day for 5 days. Sexual partner should also be treated at the same time.
Bacterial vaginosis: 3 tablets of 500 mg each as a single dose or one tablet of 500 mg once daily for 5-7 days.