Meterkem 500mg Injection

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Composition for Meterkem 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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12.48
₹0.12/Injection
100 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Meterkem Injection

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Uses of Meterkem Injection

Meterkem 500mg Injection 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 Meterkem Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Meterkem Injection

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

How Meterkem Injection works

Meterkem 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

In Depth Information on Meterkem Injection

Expert advice for Meterkem Injection

  • 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 Meterkem 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 Meterkem 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Meterkem 500mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing
, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Meterkem 500mg Injection 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
Meterkem 500mg Injection 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.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Meterkem 500mg Injection 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
Meterkem 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Meterkem 500mg Injection is recommended.

Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dizone 250mg Tablet, Beetal Tablet, Emgard 30mg Tablet, Acitrom 4mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Meterkem 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole

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