Met 400mg Tablet

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Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Met 400mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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

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Uses of Met Tablet

Met 400mg 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.
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Side effects of Met Tablet

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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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. It is better to take Met 400mg Tablet with food.
Avoid Met 400mg Tablet with herbs/food with anti-platelet activity such as alfalfa, anise, bilberry, grape seed, green tea, turmeric, fenugreek, garlic, ginger.

How Met Tablet works

Met 400mg tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the 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 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 Met 400mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Met 400mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increa
sed heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Met 400mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Met 400mg 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 400mg Tablet 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.

Met 400mg 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.
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Kidney
SAFE
Met 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Met 400mg Tablet is recommended.

Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Met 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h liver disease. Dose adjustment of Met 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Gardenal 60mg Tablet, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Met 400mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole

Met is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
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.
Yes, Met is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Met is an antibiotic and not pain killer.
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.
No, Met is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.
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.
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.
Met is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.
Yes, Met can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Met is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.
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.
Yes, Met is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes, Met may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Met therapy.
Met is not a sulfa-containing drug.
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Met. In case you experience tiredness while taking Met. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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