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What is Solosec used for?

This medication is used to treat a certain type of vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis) in women. Secnidazole is also used to treat a certain common sexually transmitted infection (trichomoniasis). If you are taking this medication for trichomoniasis, your sexual partner(s) should be treated at the same time. Secnidazole is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.




Specialized Infections
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Solosec Frequently Asked Questions

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and the Instructions for Use if available from your pharmacist before you start taking secnidazole and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor. This medication is taken as a single dose.

Open the packet and pour its contents onto applesauce, yogurt, or pudding. Eat all of the mixture within 30 minutes without chewing or crunching the granules. Do not prepare a supply in advance. You may drink a glass of water afterward to help with swallowing the medication.

Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and preparations that contain ethanol or propylene glycol during treatment and for at least 2 days after completing treatment. Doing so may make side effects worse.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Solosec Dosage and Form Information

Granules DR In Packet
2 G