Metronil 500mg Infusion

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Metronil 500mg Infusion

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Parasitic infections
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13.12
₹0.13/Infusion
100 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Metronil Infusion

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Uses of Metronil Infusion

Metronil 500mg 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 Metronil Infusion

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

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How to use Metronil Infusion

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

How Metronil Infusion works

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

In Depth Information on Metronil Infusion

Expert advice for Metronil 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 Metronil 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 Metronil 500mg Infusion
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Metronil 500mg Infusion 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
Metronil 500mg 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
Metronil 500mg 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 Metronil 500mg 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.

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

Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metronil 500mg Infusion should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metronil 500mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Metronil 500mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Metronidazole

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