What is Metrogyl ER® Metronidazole Tablet?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic medication that is used to treat a variety of bacterial and parasitic infections. It belongs to a class of drugs called nitroimidazoles, which work by inhibiting the growth of certain microorganisms. Metronidazole is effective against certain types of anaerobic bacteria and protozoan parasites. It is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including bacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and amoebiasis. It is also used as an adjunct treatment for certain types of inflammatory bowel disease.
The drug is available in tablet form and is typically taken orally, twice a day for 7-10 days. It is important to take the medication exactly as prescribed by the physician and complete the full course of treatment to ensure the infection is fully treated.
It’s important to note that Metronidazole should not be used if the patient has a history of an allergic reaction to Metronidazole or any other component of the medication. Also, it should be avoided in pregnant women during the first trimester.
Common side effects of Metronidazole include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and upset stomach. In rare cases, it may also cause allergic reactions, such as rash, hives, and difficulty breathing. If you experience any of these side effects or any other unusual symptoms, it is important to consult a doctor.
It is important to consult a doctor or a pharmacist and read the full leaflet provided with the medication for the most accurate and complete information on how to use precautions and potential side effects of Metronidazole.
Metrogyl ER Tablet is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, stomach, intestines, vagina, brain, heart, lungs, bones, and skin.
Metrogyl ER Tablet helps prevent an infection after surgery. It is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers, and pressure sores. This medicine is best taken after eating some food. It should be taken at the same time each day to get the most benefit. The amount you are advised will depend on what you are being treated for and how bad it is, but you should take this antibiotic exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your symptoms may get better after a short time but do not stop taking it until you have finished a full course of treatment, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive, and the infection may come back. Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine and for a few days after stopping it. Otherwise, you may get unpleasant side effects like nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain.
The most common side effects of this medicine are headache, dryness in the mouth, nausea, and a slight metallic taste in the mouth. These are usually mild but let your doctor know if they bother you or last more than a few days. You can try using sugarless candies or lozenges to overcome any dryness or metallic taste in the mouth.
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, inform your doctor before taking this medicine.
In Treatment of Bacterial infections. Metrogyl ER Tablet is a versatile antibiotic medicine that can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach, and intestines. It can also be used to treat gum ulcers and other dental infections (abscesses), leg ulcers, and pressure sores. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria causing the infection.
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant. This medicine is generally safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding, but you should ask your doctor.