Active Ingredient(s): Metronidazole
FDA Approved: * July 18, 1963
Pharm Company: * GD SEARLE LLC
Category: Rosacea

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

Flagyl Overview

Metronidazole, marketed under the brand name Flagyl among others, is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication.[5] It is used either alone or with other antibiotics to treat pelvic inflammatory disease, endocarditis, and bacterial vaginosis.[5] It is effective for dracunculiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and amebiasis.[5] It is an option for a first episode of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile colitis if vancomycin or fidaxomicin is una...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metronidazole

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dosage of ilvitrim suspension per day for a 1 month old baby

I am hiv positive but started arvs in 2012. So last year (2014) I gave birth and she was given legram. At 6 weeks she was tested & given ilvitrim. So what is the dosage per day for a 1 month & 3 week old baby? I am still waiting for the PCR results. ## Dosage recommended for children less than 3months is 2.5 ml ## My one month old baby is having cramps in the stomach.dr gave him Flagyl 200and ilvitrim suspention.wii it help,is it safe,how much should i give he wheighs 5kg ## Is this 2.5 ml once a day or every 12 hours? ## Hi doc am HIV pstive I HV 14 wks baby en shez negative and I want 2 stop breastfeeding so what can I do ## Hi. Is 1.5mL of the Ilvitrim suspension correct for my 6 week old baby? She weighs 5kg. ## Hi, at the clinic thy said 5ml when I went for 10 weeks check u...

What are fragile pills for

Can I use fragile pill as morning after pill? And how do I take them? ## What can I use for dark smelly urine ## I had a miscarriage on Saturday last week. So l am bleeding up to now. I wanted to ask if i take the fragile pills will the bleeding stop and will it clean my womb? ## Hey I had unprotected intercourse on sep 17th this month and I bought fragile. (There were 5 inside) I took them all at the same time. Now I'm not sure if they work. Please tell me what to do? ## Were fragile pills helpful in ur situation. I'm also in the same situation but I haven't bought the pills. ## Based on the general consensus within this discussion I couldn't help but wonder if anyone here had meant to say Flagyl instead of "fragile"? Flagyl (Metronidazole) is an antibiotic used...

dosage of Ilvitrim

My house helper is HIV positive and received Ilvitrim 400mg. She started to take it this morning. The dosage reads 2 tabs every 1 hour. Is that normal? Please let me know. Thank you. ## She should take it, as directed by her doctor. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm HIV positive but I'm not on any treatment. I was diagnosed in 2009 but the problem is I'm having a bad smell in my vaginal area. I've tried to treat it with flagyl / betadine, but it didn't help so I want to know if I can use iltrivim? ## What is the dosage of ilvitrim suspension of the 6 month baby

Uses of Flagentyl 500 mg

How do I use flagentyl 500 mg for a vaginal infection? ## You should follow your doctor's prescribing instructions. This is usually given orally, either in a single dose, or as two divided doses taken 4 hours apart. Learn more: Have you consulted your doctor? ## My spouse had vaginal ictching. went to see a doctor who prescribed some medicine for her in addition to flantyl to be taken by the partner. As a partner I have no problem and I don't think it was right for medication to be prescribed to me without tests. Please advise. I Google the internet and found out that vaginal itching could be a result of family planning pills she is taking or pre-menapause since she approaching forty. ## Why should flagentyl be prescribed and forced on me when I don't feel I have a problem. ...


i WAS PRESCRIBED FLAGYL ONCE AND STILL HAVE SOME AND NEED IT BUT ITS EXPIRED, WILL IT HURT ME BEING EXPIRED? ## I was prescribed flagyl once and still have some and I need it...will it hurt me to take it being expired? ## This isn't a medication that gets dangerous, once it's expired, there are very few that do. However, it does start to lose effectiveness, so it most likely won't work as well as it did when new. If you have an old medication and aren't sure about its safety and efficacy, the best thing to do is to properly dispose of it and see your doctor for a new prescription. Are there any questions or comments? ## Hello, I have the same symptoms as I did 5 years ago. Extreme abdominal pain. I have a bottle of 250 mg Metronidazole. It was dispensed in 2013. I see no...

feeling really bad on flagyl

My dentist prescribes flagyl. I need a root canal and the tooth was infected. Also I am taking a prevpac my dr. prescribed. I am aching all over, dizzy and have a headache. Should I stop taking this? I started friday. I called my dr but she has not returned my call. Please tell me if I should continue or just stop taking it? Ugh, feeling really bad. ## That is a bit of a weird choice for a tooth infection, I must admit. This is most commonly used to treat bacterial and fungal infections. It is not a regular antibiotic, per se, and yes it can have significant side effects. I cannot tell you to stop taking it, since I am not a doctor and no one here is, so for us to try to give you an answer on that would be completely remiss, no one can diagnose or treat over the internet. If your doctor...

Flagyl (metronidazole) & trimethroprim

Can i take Sulfameth Trimethoprim Ds and take flagyl (metronidazole) at the same time or are there any contraindications? ## I didn't find any problems or interactions listed between the two medications. Learn more Bactrim details here. Learn more Flagyl details here. And they are often prescribed together, actually. But if you are concerned, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Many thanks that's very helpful. I appreciate your reply to me. ## Dr said my fallopian tubes are blocked so metronidazole can help to flush that blockage

Flagyl Uses and Side Effects

Does anyone have any remedies to get over the side effects of Flagyl or does anyone know of a Doctor that acknowledges the side effects? ## eat yogurt or drink happy milk. the acidophalus in them will help. ## I wished i knew how to get over this side affects of this awlful drug. they gave it to me in hospital and now i'm so sick , it almost killed me. please if anyone can help me get better from this let me know. i'm still so weak . it's even hard to type this .thank you for hearing me out. my stomache is kkilling me. and i'm so sick all over. ## If you have stopped taking the drug, they will eventually go away on their own. I am sorry you are feeling miserable, but adding more drugs/treatments may just add more side effects. Please post back and let us know how you are...

Flagyl or Metronidazole

antibiotic? prescribed for bacterial infection ## Yes, Flagyl is an antibiotic prescribed for this reason. ## I took flagyl for 4 days after a bad reaction (stomach pain, mucus in bowel movements) to Ceftin. I was supposed to take the flagyl for 7 days but couldn't tolerate the nausea, etc. It has been a week since I stopped the Flagyl and my symptoms from the Ceftin are returning. Is there anything over the counter I can take to remedy this? I don't want to take the flagyl again if I can help it. ## I took Flagyl on Sunday and on that same day I had unprotected intercourse... Does Flagyl affect one's ability to conceive? Please help. I am worried. ## They are both the same thing, Metronidazole is just the active ingredient in Flagyl. The FDA lists its typical side effects a...

is it safe to take expired flagyl

The bottle says expiration 2012 but my Dr appointment isn't until January 16th can I still take this for a vaginal discharge ## Hello, Dom! How are you? Medications tend to lose efficacy, once expired, so it may not work as well as it did, when it was new. As to the discharge, it depends what is causing it. This is classified by the FDA as an antibiotic, so it is not appropriate for all vaginal infections. Its typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, stomach burning and cough. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have a bottle of metronidazole that expired June 2016. Is it still safe to take today for bacterial vaginosis today August 2016. ## I have an expired prescription of Flagyl (2014)...It was stored in my plastic container away...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • 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 Flagyl: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0025-1821 Flagyl 500 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1831 Flagyl 250 mg Oral Tablet by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 0025-1942 Flagyl 375 mg Oral Capsule by G.d. Searle LLC Division of Pfizer Inc
  • 67296-1802 Flagyl 500 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Redpharm Drug

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