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NOTICE: unsafe with : Alcohol

USED FOR:
Bacterial infections Parasitic infections

COMPOSITION:
Metronidazole (400mg)

Therapeutic Uses:
gastro intestinal

Related Warnings
CAUTION
Alcohol
CAUTION

Metrogyl 400mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).

PROBABLY SAFE
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE

Metrogyl 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.

CAUTION
Lactation
CAUTION

Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl 400mg Tablet is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.

Driving

Do not drive unless you are feeling well.Metrogyl 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.

SAFE
Kidney
SAFE

Metrogyl 400mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Metrogyl 400mg Tablet is recommended.Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.

CAUTION
Liver
CAUTION

Metrogyl 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metrogyl 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Metronidazole   400mg

Uses of Metrogyl Tablet
Metrogyl 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.

How to use Metrogyl 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. Metrogyl 400mg Tablet is to be taken with food.Avoid Metrogyl 400mg Tablet with herbs/food with anti-platelet activity such as alfalfa, anise, bilberry, grape seed, green tea, turmeric, fenugreek, garlic, ginger.

How Metrogyl Tablet works
Metrogyl 400mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

Side Effects:

Common Nausea, Headache, Dry mouth, Metallic taste.

Expert advice for Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Metrogyl?
Metrogyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

Q. What is Metrogyl used for?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Is Metrogyl safe?
Yes, Metrogyl is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose and for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Metrogyl a pain killer?
Metrogyl is an antibiotic and not pain killer.

Q. Does Metrogyl affect birth control?
There is no evidence of Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl.

Q. Is Metrogyl an over the counter (OTC) product?
No, Metrogyl is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It's a prescription medicine.

Q. Can Metrogyl cause vomiting?
Vomiting has been reported as a side effect with Metrogyl. However, the exact incidence is not known. Consult your doctor if vomiting occurs while you are taking Metrogyl.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for yeast (fungal) infection?
Metrogyl is not active against yeast (fungal) infections, hence not recommended to be used for yeast infections.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for chest infection?
Yes, Metrogyl can be taken for chest infections only once the cause of infection is diagnosed and the antibiotics are recommended by your doctor.

Q. can I take Metrogyl for a sinus infection?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for chlamydia?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for kidney infection?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for bronchitis?
Metrogyl is not indicated for the treatment of bronchitis. Consult your doctor if you have symptoms of bronchitis and antibiotics are needed for the same.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for diarrhea?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for a sore throat?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl for the ear infection?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Is Metrogyl steroid?
Metrogyl is not a steroid. It is an antibiotic which acts by killing bacteria.

Q. Is Metrogyl carcinogenic?
There is no evidence of Metrogyl 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.

Q. Is Metrogyl an antibiotic?
Yes, Metrogyl is an antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

Q. Is Metrogyl bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Metrogyl is a bactericidal (kills bacteria) agent. It works by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infections in your body.

Q. Can I take Metrogyl with doxycycline?
Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl with azithromycin?
Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl with tramadol?
Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl with paracetamol?
Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl with fluconazole?
Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl with gabapentin?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Can Metrogyl delay your period?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Does Metrogyl affect birth control?
No, Metrogyl is not shown to affect birth control. It is an antibiotic and works in your body by killing bacteria and parasites that cause infection.

Q. Does Metrogyl make you fertile?
Metrogyl 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.

Q. Does Metrogyl cause dark urine?
Dark urine has been reported to be an uncommon side effect with Metrogyl. If you develop dark urine, talk to your doctor immediately. You may need to stop the medicine.

Q. Does Metrogyl cause constipation?
Yes, Metrogyl may cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you have constipation during Metrogyl therapy.

Q. Does Metrogyl contain sulfa?
Metrogyl is not a sulfa-containing drug.

Q. Does Metrogyl make you feel tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Metrogyl. In case you experience tiredness while taking Metrogyl. Please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Metrogyl cause nausea?
There have been reports that Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl.

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