Flagyl (Metronidazole) 400mg (10 Tablets)
  • Flagyl (Metronidazole) 400mg (10 Tablets)

Flagyl (metronidazole) 400mg (10 Tablets)

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Flagyl (Metronidazole) Antiamoebic And Anti-Infective 400mg (10 Tablets)

Product Form: Tablets

Pack Size: 10's



Rs. 26

Description

Indications: 

Metronidazole is used to treat a variety of infections. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as nitroimidazoles. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and protozoa.

This antibiotic only treats bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common coldflu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.

Metronidazole can also be used in combination with anti-ulcer medications to treat certain types of stomach ulcer

Side effects: Dizzinessheadachediarrheanauseastomach pain, loss of appetite, constipation, changes in taste, and dry mouth may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Dosage: 

In the treatment of most serious anaerobic infections, intravenous metronidazole is usually administered initially.

The usual adult oral dosage is 7.5 mg/kg every six hours (approx. 500 mg for a 70-kg adult). A maximum of 4 g should not be exceeded during a 24-hour period.

The usual duration of therapy is 7 to 10 days

Precautions: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver problems, nervous system disorders (e.g., seizures), blood disordersCrohn's disease.