Metronidazole

FDA Approved: * October 30, 1981
Pharm Company: * IVAX PHARMS
Category: Rosacea

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Metronidazole Overview

Metronidazole (MNZ), marketed under the brand name Flagyl among others, is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication.[3] It is used either alone or with other antibiotics to treat pelvic inflammatory disease, endocarditis, and bacterial vaginosis. It is effective for dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and amebiasis.[3] It is the drug of choice for a first episode of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile colitis.[4] Metronidazole is available by mouth, as a cream, and intravenously....

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Metronidazole lasting side effects
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I have been taking this medication for 7 days and off of it since a week and still have severe side effects, abdominal cramps, severe headaches, dizziness, unsteadiness... How long is it expected to last? It was prescribed with Ciprofloxacin to me and I take Entrophen on a regular basis... ## Have things improved any? Have you consulted your doctor? For a short course of the medication, it would be unusual for side effects to remain that severe for that long, after you are finished with it. ## I started flagyl on 3/5/12 I'm so sick now, but I stopped it 3 days ago when these symptoms started yet they have only gotten worse. My throat is covered in sores and blisters. It also has a yellow type puss that runs down the back of my throat. I Itch like crazy my stomach is so bloated i loo...
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Canex V
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It is itchy in my vagina. It's so irritating and itchy all the time and when i scratch, it leaves me with pain. Today i went to the pharmacy and they gave me canex v, cpl alliance ciprofloxacin 500 and adco - metronidazome 400mg. I dont know if it will work. ## Have you consulted a doctor? From the symptoms, it seems you may have a severe yeast infection and, if that is the case, the Canex V cream and the Metronidazole, which are both antifungals, may help, but the Ciprofloxacin could actually just make it worse. ## Can canex v cream help me conceive a child? ## Yesterday night I used da canex v cream n this morning I was on periods, is it doing fine does it have to get me in periods to heal? ## I got canex v today n started using it..then it started itching some more..is that norma...
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combitic global caplet pvt ltd is this company legit? and has anybody used their product before?
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Is this company and their product legit? I filled a prescription for some metronidazole and they're sugar coated and have no markings but the packaging looks correct..??? A little iffy about taking them. ## Hi Shane, Based on my research, Combitic Global Caplet Private Limited does make themselves out to look like a legitimate manufacturer, with locations based in Haryana and New Delhi India. They even list the following address on their webpage: 2027/7, CHUNA MANDI, PAHARGANJ, NEW DELHI-110055 (INDIA) I can't say that they aren't who they claim they are (as I haven't tried any of their products)... but for being quote on quote "one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in India", I must admit that their webpage looks like pretty lousy. I also find it hard to t...
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anaerobyl 400
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I have not seen my period for six months and went to the doctor who then prescribed anaerobyl 400 for me. What is it for? ## Based on my research, Anaerobyl contains the active ingredient Metronidazole; which is an antibiotic used to treat certain types of bacterial infections. However, only your doctor knows for sure why he decided to prescribe you an antibiotic in the first place. So you would essentially have to ask him to find out more details about the infection, where it's location was, and how it might've been affecting your period all this time. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Metronidazole Details I hope this info helps to answer your question! ## In my third trimester(31w 1day) and my Dr gave me the anaerobyl 400g pills to take and i started to feel ...
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Uses Of Metrogyl 400 Mg
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can this medicine be taken for stomach problems? ## This contains the active ingredient Metronidazole and it really depends on what's causing the stomach problem, because it is only effective against certain bacteria. Learn more Metrogyl details here. Did your doctor prescribe it? ## How does metro 500 helps piles patient?? ## I am suffering from a mucus problem, whereas I've had loose motion as well as mucus in my stool during the last 4/5 days. My doctor prescribed metrogyl 400mg. Is it right to take this for a mucus problem?
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Oval Pill Pliva 334
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what are the side effects when you take 4 at the same time as prescribed. what is the purpose for taking this ## The pill in description is Metronidazole (500 mg); which is a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. As far as side effects go, you can view the long list of them in the link below. You may need to scroll down to the section called Adverse Effects... Side effects depend on a number of individual circumstances: (i.e. duration you've been taking the given quantity of this drug, individual health prior to taking the drug, any many other factors that are related to one's vulnerability to the pills effects)...that said, no one can tell you if you going to get side effects from taking 4 of these pills that you were prescr...
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Can pliva 334 cure tric
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Can pliva 334 cure tric or it's not a strong enough dosage dosage for that? ## Hello, Holla! How are you? This tablet is now manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 500mgs of Metronidazole, which is an antibiotic and amebicide. Its typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, skin rash and diarrhea. The one day dose regimen is to take 2 grams orally or to split it into two separate doses. The longer 7 day regimen is to take the 250mgs tablets 3 times a day for the full 7 days. Has your doctor prescribed this for you? One tablet isn't going to be enough. ## There's a bunch of really stupid people on here... I have little faith in humanity. Quit spreading your legs and sticking your weiners in things ...
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early period with metronidazole
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I started taking Metronidazole tablets today (Nov. 4th), which the doctor prescribed to take 3 times a day for 5 days. My period is due on Nov. 9th. On the first day I started taking the tablets my period came and it is early. Is this normal or should I be worried? ## Hello, Joy! How are you? Are you using any type of hormonal contraceptive? If so, that may explain it, according to the NIH, many antibiotics are known to alter the efficacy of hormonal contraceptives. Other side effects, according to the U.S. FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, and stomach pain. ## Can metronidazole 200mg help me to regain my period after I stoped using contacepive ## I started the medication 3 days ago n started bleeding yesterday an im not in anything no birth control or nothing. Why ...
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what is doxytet the green capsule for?
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I had some pains in my belly button, sometimes discover that I have a brown smelly discharge and pains (similar to period pains) in my lower abdonimal (left side). I went to the clinic and they gave me the green doxytet capsules(100mg) and metronidazole (200mg). The nurse that was assisting me said nothing is wrong but I'm still experiencing these pains. ## Doxytetracycline is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. A bacterial infection could explain the symptoms you were experiencing, a smelly discharge is usually indicative of one. This medication may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Doxytet details here. If it isn't clearing up, you should see your doctor, as it may not be the right...
Updated 23 days ago.
 
Antibiotic - metronidazole 250 mgs BID
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My prescription says 2 tabs every 8 hours, but I'm wondering if I could take 3 every 12 hours? ## You should follow the prescribing instructions. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Are you on any other medications? How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metronidazole
  • Capsule: 375mg
  • Cream: 0.75%, 1%
  • Emulsion: 0.75%
  • Gel: 0.75%, 1%, 1.3%
  • Injection: 500mg, 500mg/100ml, 5mg/ml
  • Lotion: 0.75%
  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 750mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Metronidazole: (248 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-5920 Nuvessa 65 mg/5g Vaginal Gel by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0069-2390 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Pfizer Labs, Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0115-1474 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/g Topical Gel by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc.
  • 0143-9772 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
  • 0168-0275 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/g Topical Gel by E. Fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0168-0323 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/g Topical Cream by E.fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0168-0383 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/ml Topical Lotion by E. Fougera & Co. a Division of Fougera Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0179-1482 Metronidazole 500 mg/1 Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0264-5535 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Solution by B. Braun Medical Inc.
  • 0338-1055 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0338-9541 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • 0409-7811 Metronidazole 500 mg/100ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0440-1795 Metronidazole 250 mg Oral Tablet by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0440-1796 Metronidazole 500 mg Oral Tablet by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0472-0911 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/g Topical Cream by Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC, Lincolnton, Nc 28092
  • 0472-0912 Metronidazole 7.5 mg/ml Topical Lotion by Actavis Mid Atlantic LLC,
  • 0591-2521 Metronidazole 250 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-2522 Metronidazole 500 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0591-5215 Metronidazole 500 mg Oral Tablet by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 0591-5540 Metronidazole 250 mg Oral Tablet by Watson Labs
  • 228 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Metronidazole or a similar ingredient: (11 results)


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