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Flagyl-Metrogyl-Metronidazole Tablets

Metronidazole (me-troe-NI-da-zole)

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What is Flagyl?

Flagyl is widely prescribed medicine used in the treatment of a variety of infections caused by bacteria and protozoa. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic which inhibits the growth of bacteria and protozoa. It contains the active medicine known as Metronidazole which belongs to Nitroimidazole. It is indicated in the bacterial infection of the female genital area, joints, skin, stomach and respiratory tract. It is also indicated in the parasitic infections such as stomach pain and diarrhea. It is also used to treat stomach ulcers when given in combination with anti-ulcer medication.

 Mechanism of action of Flagyl:

Flagyl contains the active ingredient called Metronidazole. It acts on the anaerobic bacteria and certain parasites and get reduced to its active form. The activity of Metronidazole disrupts the DNA of microbial cells and inhibits the nucleic acid production. It results in death of microbial cells.

Under what situations the use Flagyl is contraindicated?

  • If a patient is hypersensitive to Metronidazole or other Nitroimidazole.
  • It is contraindicated in patients who have a history of blood dyscrasias.

 What are the drug interactions of Flagyl?

Some drug may show some interaction with Flagyl under certain conditions: Warfarin, Heparin, Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, Disulfiram, Fluorouracil, Ritonavir, Mebendazole and Lithium.

How to store Flagyl?

In order to maintain its shelf life, it should be stored at room temperature in cool, dark and dry place.

What is correct dose of Flagyl?

The recommended dose for different diseases are given below:

  • For Amebic dysentery: Take 750 mg of Flagyl orally three times a day for at least 5 to 10 days.
  • For Amebic liver abscess: Take 500-750 mg of Flagyl orally three times a day for 5-10 days
  • For Anaerobic bacterial infections: Take 7.5 mg/kg of Flagyl orally or by injection every 6 hours for 7 to 10 days. The dose should not be exceeded than 4 gm per day.
  • For Bacterial vaginosis: Take 750 mg tablet of Flagyl once daily for 7 days or 500 mg twice daily for 7 days.
  • For Clostridium difficile infection: Take 250-500 mg of Flagyl orally 4 times in a day.
  • For Giardia: 250 mg orally three times daily for 5 days
  • For Helicobacter pylori: Take 800-1500 mg of Flagyl orally daily for several days in combination with antiulcer drugs.
  • For Pelvic inflammatory disease: Take 500 mg of Flagyl orally two times in a day for 14 days in combination with other drugs.
  • For Trichomoniasis: Take 2 g single dose or 1 g of Flagyl orally two times in a day.

What are side effects produced while using this medicine?

Some unwanted effects that may occur while using this medicine are dizziness, headache, diarrhea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, vaginal itching or discharge, skin rashes, fever, a metallic taste in mouth and numbness.

What are the safety measures patients have to follow while using Flagyl?

  • This medicine should not be recommended against viral infection such as cold and flu.
  • It should not be given to breastfeeding mother because metronidazole gets excreted in breast milk, which may potentiate the adverse reaction on the infants.
  • Don't consume alcohol after taking this medicine because taking alcohol with Metronidazole may potentiate any adverse reactions such as stomach upset, nausea, cramps and flushing.

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