Trichomoniasis (trich) is the most common nonviral sexually transmitted infection (STI).1 Ask your healthcare provider to test for it.
Like all STIs, trich is passed between partners during sexual intercourse.1 Trich symptoms can vary from person to person.
  • About
    of people with trich have no signs or symptoms of the infection.1
  • Your sexual partners (males or females) can be infected with trich but show no symptoms.1
  • Some women with trich may notice unusual discharge that is yellow/green and bad-smelling.1
  • Since trich can last for months or even years without treatment, a trich diagnosis does not necessarily mean you were recently infected.1
Trich can have serious health consequences for women if left untreated
Research has shown that leaving trich untreated is associated with increased risk of:
Research has shown that leaving trich untreated is associated with increased risk of:
  • Getting sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like herpes, trichomoniasis (trich), chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV1
  • Transmitting STIs to your partner1
  • Developing pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which can threaten your fertility1,3
  • Developing cervical cancer, which can be life-threatening4
  • Complications with gynecological surgery1
  • Complications with your pregnancy, including late term miscarriage, premature birth, and low birth weight1
You can help prevent trich from coming back

  • Seek treatment from a healthcare provider right away and take the medication you're prescribed as directed.1
  • Your sex partner(s)—male or female—should be treated at the same time in order to prevent you from becoming re-infected.1
  • You and your partner(s) should abstain from sex until everyone has completed their treatment for trich and their symptoms have cleared.1,2
  • When you do have intercourse, using condoms can help prevent you from getting trich and other STIs.1
With SOLOSEC, you and your partner(s) can complete treatment for trich with just one oral dose.2
It's possible to have trich and BV at the same time5
of women with trich are also infected with the bacteria that cause BV.5

SOLOSEC is the only single dose oral antibiotic that's FDA-approved to treat both trich and BV.1
1. Workowski KA, Bachmann LH, Chan PA, et al. CDC Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2021. MMWR Recomm Rep 2021;70(RR-04):1-192. 2. SOLOSEC [prescribing information]. Baltimore, MD: Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc; 2022. 3. Wiringa AE, Ness RB, Darville T et al. Trichomonas vaginalis, endometritis and sequelae among women with clinically suspected pelvic inflammatory disease. Sex Transm Infect 2020;96:436-438. 4. Yang S, Zhao W, Wang H, et al. Trichomonas vaginalis infection-associated risk of cervical cancer: A meta-analysis. Euro J Obstet Gynecol 2018;228:166-173. 5. Sobel JD, Subramanian C, Foxman B, Fairfax M, Gygax S. Mixed Vaginitis—More than Coinfection and with Therapeutic Implications. Curr Infect Dis Rep 2013;15:104-108. 6. Brotman RM. Vaginal microbiome and sexually transmitted infections: an epidemiologic perspective. J Clin Invest. 2011;121(12):4610-4617.



What is SOLOSEC?

SOLOSEC® (secnidazole) 2g oral granules is a prescription medicine used to treat bacterial vaginosis in females 12 years of age and older. SOLOSEC is used to treat Trichomoniasis, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), in people 12 years of age and older. People taking SOLOSEC for Trichomoniasis should avoid having sex until they and their sex partners are treated with the same dose and at the same time, to prevent reinfection. It is not known if SOLOSEC is safe and effective in children under 12 years of age.

How should I take SOLOSEC?

SOLOSEC is a single-dose therapy for oral use. Use SOLOSEC by sprinkling an entire packet of SOLOSEC onto applesauce, yogurt, or pudding. The entire dose should be taken at once, and finished within 30 minutes. Avoid chewing or crunching the granules. SOLOSEC should not be taken by dissolving the granules in any liquid. Avoid drinking alcohol during treatment with SOLOSEC and for 2 days (48 hours) after you take SOLOSEC.

Important Safety Information

  • You should not use SOLOSEC if you've had an allergic reaction to secnidazole, other ingredients of the formulation, or other nitroimidazole derivatives or have Cockayne syndrome.
  • Before taking SOLOSEC, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you
    • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
    • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is not recommended. You should not breastfeed for 96 hours (4 days) after taking SOLOSEC.
  • Vaginal yeast infections may occur with SOLOSEC and require an antifungal treatment.
  • The most common side effects of SOLOSEC include headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, vaginal itching and a bad, bitter or metallic taste in your mouth (dysgeusia).
  • Take SOLOSEC exactly as your healthcare provider tells you to. Do not take SOLOSEC more often than it is prescribed.

Call your doctor for medical advice on side effects. You are encouraged to report suspected side effects of prescription drugs to FDA at also at 1-800-FDA-1088 or contact Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-844-SOLOSEC (1-844-765-6732).

Please see full prescribing information for SOLOSEC, available here.

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