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.
(in Tablet form)
Adult: 1.5 g as a single daily dose for 3 days. Alternatively for patients >60 kg: 1 g bid for 3 days.
Child: 40 mg/kg daily.
Adult: 1.5 g as a single daily dose or 0.5 g bid for 5 days. Treat sexual partners concomitantly.
Child: 25 mg/kg as a single dose.
Adult: 0.5 g bid for 5-10 days.
Child: 25 mg/kg as a single daily dose for 5-10 days.
Adult: 1-1.5 g as a single daily dose for 1-2 days.
Child: 30-40 mg/kg daily.
Manufacturer: Square Pharmaceutical Ltd.