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FLAZOL TABLETS

 

 
 

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250mg-500mg

 

GENERIC NAME:

METRONIDAZOLE

 

MANUFACTURER:

 

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:

Change in taste sensation

CNS effects

CNS toxicity

Dark urine

dryness of mouth

gastrointestinal disturbance

hypersensitivity

leukopenia

pancreatitis

Peripheral neuropathy

seizures

thrombocytopenia

thrombophlebitis

unpleasant or sharp metallic taste

Urinary tract effects

vaginal candidiasis

 

ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

 

RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS :

>> Active organic disease of the CNS, including epilepsy

>> Blood dyscrasias

>> Hepatic function impairment, severe

>> Known or previously unrecognized candidiasis

Cardiac function impairment

Hypersensitivity to metronidazole

 

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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