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Met 400 mg Tablet

Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Met 400 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Met 400 mg Tablet

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
10.53
₹1.05/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Met Tablet

Uses of Met Tablet

Met 400 mg Tablet 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.

Met Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Met are Headache, Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Metallic taste.

How to use Met Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Met 400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Met Tablet works

Met 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.

In Depth Information on Met Tablet

Expert advice for Met Tablet

  • 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 Met 400 mg Tablet 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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Met Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Met Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Met 400 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Met 400 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Met 400 mg Tablet 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 Met 400 mg Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Met 400 mg Tablet 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.
Kidney
SAFE
Met 400 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met 400 mg Tablet is recommended.
Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
Liver
CAUTION
Met 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Met Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Met 400 mg Tablet, 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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Frequently asked questions about Met Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Metronidazole

Q. What is Met?
Met is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. What is Met used for?
Met 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.
Q. Is Met safe?
Yes, Met is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Met a pain killer?
Met is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
Q. Does Met affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Met 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 Met.
Q. Is Met an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Met is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
Q. Can Met cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Met. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Met.
Q. Can I take Met for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for yeast (fungal) infection?
Met is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Q. Can I take Met for chest infection?
Yes, Met can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
Q. can I take Met for a sinus infection?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for chlamydia?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for kidney infection?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for bronchitis?
Met is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.
Q. Can I take Met for diarrhea?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for a sore throat?
Met 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.
Q. Can I take Met for the ear infection?
Met 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.
Q. Is Met steroid?
Met is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
Q. Is Met carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Met 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.
Q. Is Met an antibiotic?
Yes, Met is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Is Met bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Met is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
Q. Can I take Met with doxycycline?
Met 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 Met with azithromycin?
Met 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 Met with tramadol?
Met 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 Met with paracetamol?
Met 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 Met with fluconazole?
Met 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 Met with gabapentin?
Met 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.
Q. Can Met delay your period?
Met 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.
Q. Does Met affect birth control?
No, Met is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.
Q. Does Met make you fertile?
Met 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.
Q. Does Met cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Met. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.
Q. Does Met cause constipation?
Yes, Met may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Met therapy.
Q. Does Met contain sulfa?
Met is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Q. Does Met make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Met. In case you experience tiredness while taking Met. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Met cause nausea?
There have been reports that Met 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 Met.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Met with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Met with Warfarin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac, Nistrom
Met with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
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