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PROTOZOL 250 MG TABLETS

 

 
 

 

GENERIC NAMES

MANUFACTURERS 

MEDICAL GROUP

MEDICAL ARTICLES

 

DRUGS IN :

 

 

FDA DRUGS

UNITED STATES

CANADA

UNITED KINGDOM

AUSTRALIA

GERMANY

FRANCE

MIDDLE EAST

KUWAIT

LEBANON

EGYPT

SYRIA

BAHRAIN

IRAN

JORDAN

SAUDI ARABIA

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

 

 

 
 

SIZE:

250 MG

 

GENERIC NAME:

METRONIDAZOLE

 

MANUFACTURER:

THE ARAB DRUG MANUFACTURING CO.

 

UNIT:

 

ADMINISTRATION ROUTE:

 

FDA PREGNANCY GROUP:

B

 

INDICATIONS:

Trichomoniasis

Abscess, brain

Abscess, intra- abdominal

Abscess, liver

Abscess, lung

Abscess, tubo- ovarian

Acne rosacea

Amebiasis

Empyema

Endocarditis

Endometritis

Endomyometritis

Infection, anaerobic bacterial

Infection, bone

Infection, central nervous system

Infection, gynecologic

Infection, intra- abdominal

Infection, joint

Infection, lower respiratory tract

Infection, skin and skin structure

Infection, vaginal cuff

Meningitis

Peritonitis

Pneumonia

Prophylaxis, surgical

Septicemia

 

SIDE EFFECTS:

Peripheral neuropathy

seizures

CNS toxicity

hypersensitivity

leukopenia

pancreatitis

thrombocytopenia

thrombophlebitis

Urinary tract effects

vaginal candidiasis

CNS effects

gastrointestinal disturbance

Change in taste sensation

dryness of mouth

unpleasant or sharp metallic taste

Dark urine

 

ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

 

RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

>> Active organic disease of the CNS, including epilepsy

>> Blood dyscrasias

Cardiac function impairment

>> Hepatic function impairment, severe

Hypersensitivity to metronidazole

>> Known or previously unrecognized candidiasis

 

ADULT DOSE:

Antibacterial (systemic)- Anaerobic infections: Oral, 7.5 mg (base) per kg of body weight, up to a maximum of 1 gram, every six hours for seven days or longer. [Bowel disease, inflammatory ] : Oral, 500 mg (base) four times a day. [Colitis, antibiotic-associated] : Oral, 500 mg (base) three or four times a day. [Gastritis, Helicobacter pylori -associated (treatment adjunct)] or [Ulcer, duodenal, Helicobacter pylori -associated (treatment adjunct)] -Oral, 500 mg (base) three times a day, in conjunction with bismuth subsalicylate or colloidal bismuth subcitrate and other oral antibiotic therapy, such as ampicillin or amoxicillin, for one to two weeks. [Vaginosis, bacterial] : Oral, 500 mg (base) two times a day for seven days. Antiprotozoal- Amebiasis: Oral, 500 to 750 mg (base) three times a day for five to ten days. Amebic liver abscess: Oral, 500 to 750 mg (base) three times a day for five to ten days. [Balantidiasis] : Oral, 750 mg (base) three times a day for five or six days. [Giardiasis] : Oral, 2 grams (base) once a day for three days; or 250 mg three times a day for five to seven days. Trichomoniasis: Oral, 2 grams (base) as a single dose; 1 gram two times a day for one day; 375 mg two times a day for seven days; or 250 mg three times a day for seven days. Anthelmintic (systemic)- [Dracunculiasis] : Oral, 250 mg (base) three times a day for ten days.

 

MAXIMUM ADULT DOSE:

Antibacterial (systemic)- Up to a maximum of 4 grams (base) daily.

 

PEDIATRIC DOSE:

Antibacterial (systemic)- Anaerobic infections : Oral, 7.5 mg (base) per kg of body weight every six hours, or 10 mg per kg of body weight every eight hours. Antiprotozoal- Amebiasis: Oral, 11.6 to 16.7 mg (base) per kg of body weight three times a day for ten days. [ Balantidiasis] : Oral, 11.6 to 16.7 mg (base) per kg of body weight three times a day for five days. [Giardiasis] : Oral, 5 mg (base) per kg of body weight three times a day for five to seven days. Trichomoniasis: Oral, 5 mg (base) per kg of body weight three times a day for seven days. Anthelmintic (systemic)- [Dracunculiasis] : Oral, 8.3 mg (base) per kg of body weight, up to a maximum of 250 mg, three times a day for ten days. 

 

MAXIMUM PEDIATRIC DOSE:

 

ELDERLY DOSE:

 

 

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