Lupin stated that its US-based unit has inked a pact with Exeltis Inc to promote Solosec, a drug used to treat bacterial vaginosis in women.
As part of the tie up, Exeltis will promote Solosec along with its existing line of women’s health products.
Solosec is indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis in adult women and trichomoniasis in adults, a common non-viral, curable sexually transmitted infection in the US.
”This partnership will expand the reach of Solosec, allowing more healthcare providers to be aware of its benefits, and increase access for adult women suffering with bacterial vaginosis and adults with trichomoniasis,” stated Lupin CEO Vinita Gupta.
What is Solosec?
Solosec (secnidazole) is an antimicrobial agent that fights bacteria.
Solosec is a prescription medicine used in women to treat bacterial vaginal infections.
Solosec is also used to treat trichomoniasis, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), in adults. Sexual partners should be treated at the same time. People should avoid having sex until they and their sex partners are treated (for example, when therapy has been completed and any symptoms have resolved) to help prevent reinfection.
Secnidazole will not treat fungal (yeast) infections.
You should not breast-feed while using Solosec and for at least 4 days after your last dose.
How should I take Solosec?
Take Solosec exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Solosec is taken in a single dose of one packet of oral granules.
You may take this medicine with or without food.
To use the oral granules: Open the packet and sprinkle the powder into a spoonful of pudding, yogurt, or applesauce. Swallow the mixture right away without chewing. Do not save it for later use.
Drink a full glass of water after swallowing the oral granule mixture.
Do not dissolve the oral granules in any type of liquid.
Store the packet at room temperature until you are ready to take the medicine. Protect from moisture and heat.