VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet

Introduction

VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in syndromic management of vaginal discharge. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection by damaging their DNA.

It is advisable to take VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet at a fixed time each day to maintain consistent levels of the medicine in the blood. In case you have missed any doses, take it as soon as you remember it. Never skip any doses and finish a full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped without talking to the doctor as it may worsen your symptoms. It may cause side effects like nausea, headache, vomiting, taste change, dizziness, indigestion, loss of appetite, and stomach pain. It may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Uses of VDM Kit Tablet

  • Syndromic treatment of vaginal discharge

Side effects of VDM Kit Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of VDM Kit

  • Vaginal itching
  • Taste change
  • Vomiting
  • Vaginal infection
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite

How to use VDM Kit Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How VDM Kit Tablet works

VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: Fluconazole, Azithromycin and Secnidazole. Fluconazole is an antifungal which works by preventing the formation of the fungal protective covering which is essential for the survival of the fungi in the human body. Azithromycin is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Secnidazole is also an antibiotic which kills the infection-causing bacteria and other microorganisms, by damaging their DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CAUTION
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Driving

UNSAFE
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet may cause dizziness or seizures. This may affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

UNSAFE
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of VDM Kit 150mg/1000mg/1000mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.