What is Metronidazole?
Metronidazole is an antibiotic drug used to treat several bacterial infections of stomach, joints, skins, brain , lungs, heart and spinal cord. This medicine belongs to the family of medicines called the Nirtroimidazole. This drug works by blocking the growth of bacteria and parasite in the body.
Metronidazole 200mg comes in the brand name of Flagyl 200 mg. All the interested customers can easily purchase this medication from Pharmacy Meds Online.
How to use the Metronidazole 200mg?
It is strictly recommended to first ask with your doctor or physician before using this antibacterial drug. It is recommended to use metronidazole pill orally by mouth with a glass of milk or water, as directed by your pharmacist or doctor.
In order to get the best possible results, use this medicine at the same duration each day. Don’t try to increase the dosage of the medication on your own. In the instance, if your symptoms are not improving, then consult with your physician, so he may change the dosage of the medication based on the response to treatment and symptoms.
Precautions of Metronidazole OTC:
It is recommended to tell all your medical history to your doctor and also if you are allergic to this medication.
It is strictly recommended don’t use Metronidazole flagyl in combination with beverages containing propylene glycol for at least 4 days after finishing this drug. Nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps and flushing may occur after failing to do so.
The use of Metronidazole 200mg in combination with live bacterial vaccine, such as the typhoid vaccine, is strictly prohibited, until and unless your doctor tell to do.
If you are expecting any surgery, then you should tell all the list of pre and post surgery medications. So, your physician could adjust the dosage of the medication.
Metronidazole Drug Interactions:
The Antibiotic Metronidazole interacts with several drugs that reduces its efficacy. It is recommended not to use the Metronidazole tablets in combination with these drugs, lopinavir, ritonavir solution, propylene glycol, lithium, disulfiram, warfarin and asthmatic medicines.
Failing so, can result in serious consequences afterwards.
Metronidazole Side Effects:
The Metronidazole side effects are as follows:
- Metallic Taste
- Stomach upset
- Stomach pain
- Painful urination
- Pain in eyes
- Numbness of arms and legs
- Sudden vision changes
- Trouble Speaking
- Painful neck
- Allergic reaction
- Trouble Breathing
- Swelling of face, tongue and throat
- Mental/mood changes