Flagyl Infusion

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Composition for Flagyl 500mg Infusion

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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13.49
₹0.13/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Flagyl Infusion

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Uses of Flagyl Infusion

Flagyl Infusion is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and parasitic infections.
It is used in infections of the brain, reproductive system, gastrointestinal tract, skin, vagina, and other areas of the body.
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Side effects of Flagyl Infusion

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Flagyl Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Flagyl Infusion works

Flagyl infusion is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Flagyl Infusion

Expert advice for Flagyl Infusion

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
  • If you are using Flagyl in a high dose or for a prolonged time, there is a risk of more side effects, like nerve damage.
  • You should not drink alcohol during or for 48 hours after treatment. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache if you take it together.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flagyl Infusion
Alcohol
CAUTION
Flagyl Infusion may cause symptoms such as flushing, increas
ed heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Flagyl Infusion is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Flagyl Infusion should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

If a single dose of Flagyl Infusion is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Flagyl Infusion may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Flagyl Infusion is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Flagyl Infusion is recommended.

Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flagyl Infusion should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flagyl Infusion may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Crotonol 500mg Tablet, Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Gardenal 60mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Metronidazole, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flagyl 500mg Infusion

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Flagyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Flagyl is active against anaerobic bacteria and can be used to treat infections of the blood, brain, lung, bones, genital tract, pelvic area, stomach and intestines, gum ulcers and other dental infections, infected leg ulcers, and pressure sores and to prevent infections after surgery.
Yes, Flagyl is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Flagyl is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
There is no evidence of Flagyl affecting birth control (contraception) as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor to confirm before taking the two medicines together as you may require a secondary birth control measure while taking Flagyl.
No, Flagyl is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Flagyl. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Flagyl.
Flagyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Flagyl is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Yes, Flagyl can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
Flagyl can be used for anaerobic sinus infections. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics as the cause of infection must be diagnosed by a doctor before starting the treatment.
Flagyl is not active against chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics should be taken only as advised by your doctor.
Flagyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of kidney infection only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Flagyl is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.
Flagyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be indicated for the treatment of diarrhea only if the underlying cause is anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Flagyl is not indicated for the treatment of a sore throat. It is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. Hence, it is always advisable to consult your doctor who would be able to diagnose your infections and give antibiotics accordingly.
Flagyl is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by anaerobic bacteria. So, it can be used for ear infection only if it is caused by anaerobic bacteria. Please consult your doctor in case antibiotics are needed as the antibiotics should be used only once the cause of infection is properly diagnosed.
Flagyl is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
There is no evidence of Flagyl showing carcinogenicity in humans. However, it has shown cancer like growth in mouse and rat studies. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions related to this.
Yes, Flagyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Flagyl is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with doxycycline?
Flagyl can be taken with doxycycline as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with azithromycin?
Flagyl can be taken with azithromycin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with tramadol?
Flagyl can be taken with tramadol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with paracetamol?
Flagyl can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with fluconazole?
Flagyl can be taken with fluconazole as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Flagyl with gabapentin?
Flagyl can be taken with gabapentin as no interactions have been clinically seen between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Flagyl is not known to delay monthly period. Consult your doctor if it occurs as this could be due to some other condition which needs attention.
No, Flagyl is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Flagyl plays no role in the treatment of infertility. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Flagyl. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Yes, Flagyl may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Flagyl therapy.
Flagyl is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Flagyl. In case you experience tiredness while taking Flagyl. Please consult your doctor.
There have been reports that Flagyl may cause nausea. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if nausea occurs and persists for a long time when you are taking Flagyl.
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