«Metronidazole" - general information


drug prescribed for protozoinfektsiyah.These include diseases such as giardiasis, trichomoniasis, cutaneous leishmaniasis, balantidiasis, trichomonas vaginitis and urethritis.Positive results of therapy for abdominal infections - liver abscess, peritonitis.Doctors also "Metronidazole" is recommended for pneumonia, lung abscess, sepsis, bacterial endocarditis, empyema, infections, pelvic bones, joints and nervous system.

preparation shows a high efficacy in the treatment of chronic alcoholism, duodenal ulcer and gastric psevdomembranozoynom colitis.Additionally, it is used to prevent postoperative complications.

«Metronidazole" is contraindicated in pregnant women, nursing mothers, patients with organic lesions of the nervous system.It is also extremely des
irable to use the drug in combination with the "amoxicillin" in patients under 18 years.

drug has many side effects.It can cause vomiting, abdominal pain, nausea, anorexia, headache, confusion, depression, allergic reactions, leukopenia, etc.

«Metronidazole" - instructions for use


When giardiasis adults used at 500 mg twice daily.The course of treatment is 7 days.Babies and children up to 1 year appoint 125 mg per day;from 2 to 4 years - 250 mg;from 5 to 8 years - 375 mg.Duration of treatment - 5 days.

If trichomoniasis doctors recommend taking 250 mg tablet twice a day for 10 days.Females should additionally use vaginal suppositories "Metronidazole".Adults suffering from ulcerative stomatitis should use 500 mg twice a day for five days.Ulcer patients taking 500 mg three times a day for a week.Chronic alcoholism is treated daily dosage of 500-750 mg per day of the first four days.In the case of a good tolerability, the dose can be increased to 1.5 g per day, taking over six days.After the dosage is reduced to 500 mg per day.The course of treatment is six months.Tablets must be taken orally during or after meal with water.

During treatment contraindicated receiving alcoholic beverages.Prolonged use should be monitored blood picture."Metronidazole" urine stains in dark color.The pharmacy presents dozens of generics with the main component of metronidazole - "Trichopolum", "Rozamet", "Metromedia", "Efloran" etc.