Metronidazole 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.
Aldezol Products side effects
Side Effects of Aldezol are Headache, Dryness in mouth, Nausea, Glossitis (tongue inflammation), Metallic taste, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Muscle pain.
Q. How long does Aldezol 200mg Tablet take to work?
Usually, Aldezol 200mg Tablet starts working within 1 hour of its ingestion. However, it may take around 2-3 days to make you feel better while taking Aldezol 200mg Tablet. If you do not experience any significant reduction in your symptoms, consult your doctor.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while using Aldezol 200mg Tablet?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while taking Aldezol 200mg Tablet. Moreover, you should avoid alcohol even after 3 days of finishing the complete course. Drinking alcohol can cause an unpleasant reaction (disulfiram like reaction) with symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, headache, flushing or redness of the face.
Q. Can the use of Aldezol 200mg Tablet cause metallic taste?
Yes, Aldezol 200mg Tablet may cause a temporary metallic taste. This metallic taste can be reduced by staying hydrated, brushing teeth after the meals and chewing sugar-free gum or mints.
Q. What if I take more than the recommended dose of Aldezol 200mg Tablet?
If you have taken Aldezol 200mg Tablet in excess (more than the recommended dose), immediately contact your doctor or report to the nearest hospital. Overdose of Aldezol 200mg Tablet may cause loss of appetite, metallic taste, headache, dizziness, insomnia or drowsiness.
Q. Can I stop taking Aldezol 200mg Tablet when I feel better?
No, do not stop taking Aldezol 200mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Hence, if you stop taking the medicine before completing the course, your infection may come back. Consult your doctor before you stop taking Aldezol 200mg Tablet and follow their advice.
Q. What if there is no improvement after using Aldezol 200mg Tablet?
Inform your doctor if you didn't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 31st Aug 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.