Metrogyl - 400mg ( Flagyl )

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Metronidazole

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US Brand Name Flagyl
Strength 400mg
Generic Name Metronidazole
Manufacturer J.B. Chemichals Pvt. Ltd.
Pharmaceutical Form Tablet/s

Description

Metrogyl – 400 Mg

It has a generic name Metronidazole which is sold under the various brand names such as Flagyl and Metrogyle. Metronidazole is a kind of potent antibiotic which is used especially for treating bacterial infections of vagina, stomach, skin, joints and respiratory tract. This drug belongs to a family of antibiotics which is called as nitroimidazoles that treat infections caused by bacteria and protozoa. This medicine is not effective on viral infections such as cold, flu and vaginal yeast infection.

 

Important information about Metronidazole

As it is an antibiotic medicine, you should take this drug as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine in a mid routine or skipping the dose if you feel that all the symptoms are gone off as it can cause dangerous side effects. Due to these activities, there can be a relapse of your infection which cannot be further treated by any other antibiotics. Avoid alcohol consumption strictly while you are being treated with Metronidazole and continue to avoid it at least for three days after you complete the full line dosage as prescribed by your doctor. Going on the treatment of Metronidazole course may show some unpleasant side effects like fast heart beats, tingling, nausea, vomiting, heat or rashes under your skin. You may also for the regular blood and liver function tests while you are being the part of this medicine because it can lead to various harmful effects.


Before taking Metronidazole

You should not take this drug, if you have any known allergy to it, or its constituents. Also, avoid this drug if you are in first trimester of your pregnancy. Don’t forget to tell your doctor about your conceiving stage before you starting to take Metronidazole. Inform your doctor about following conditions prior to take this medicine: liver disease, a stomach or intestinal condition such as Crohn's disease, a blood disorder like anemia (deficiency of red blood cells) or leucopenia (deficiency of white blood cells), epilepsy or other seizure condition; or nerve disorders. You should not take this medicine if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Inform your doctor if you become pregnant while taking this medicine. 


Dosage information

Use Metronidazole drug as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all the direction listed on the leaflet of your medicine. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medicine after the prescription period is over. Take the extended release of metronidazole tablet (Flagyl ER) on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after taking the meal. Avoid crushing, chewing or breaking the tablet instead swallow it as a whole. Always store the medicine in a cool and dry place.   


Note: Metronidazole dosage depends on lots of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition, your doctor may fix the dosage by examining you properly.  Strictly follow the dosage instruction prescribed by your doctor.  

What if you miss a dose?

For effective results, you should use this antibiotic drug on the same time as prescribed by your doctor. Missing even a single time use of Metronidazole can be harmful to your health.  


What if you overdose?

In case of an overdose of Metronidazole, seek emergency medication because it can cause severe side effects.  Overdose can cause nausea, vomiting, dizziness, loss of body equilibrium like improper balance and co-ordination, lost of senses, tingling, or spasms (seizures).


Things and activities to avoid

Don’t take alcohol and other kind of beverages that consists of alcohol while taking metronidazole and three days following the complete course of this medicine. Mostly antibiotics can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of new infection. If you get watery or bloody diarrhea, stop taking this medicine or contact your doctor immediately. Do not use anti diarrhea medicine without consulting to your doctor.


Side Effects

Seek emergency medication help if you experience any kind of allergic signs or symptoms like hives, breathing difficulty, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. If any of these effects persists or deteriorate, consult your doctor on the immediate basis. In some rare cases, you may experience following serious side effects- Hands or feet showing signs of numbness and tingling, white area or sores in your mouth or on your lips, pain or burning while urinating, watery and bloody diarrhea, pain or burning sensation in your eyes, strained speech, convulsions, mood changes, tremors, muscle twitching, fever, chills, confusion, headache, stiff neck, throat soreness, elevated light sensitivity, lethargy, nausea and vomiting, harsh skin conditions like red or purple colored rash that can advance to face or upper body and cause boils and peeling. Other less serious side effects are stomach pain, diarrhea, dizziness, loss of balance, vaginal itching and discharge, dryness in mouth or unsavory and hard metallic taste, cough, sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, soreness and swelling in tongue.


Interaction with other drugs

Many other drugs can interact with Metronidazole, you should inform your doctor know if you are taking the following medicines: (prescribed, OTC vitamin pills or herbal products), especially cimetidine (Tagamet), phenytoin (Dilantin), Phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton), warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven), lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith, others), or disulfiram (Antabuse).  Always consult your doctor about starting a new medication.

 

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