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Flagyl (400mg) (Metronidazole) Drug Price and Information

Flagyl (400mg) is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for trichomoniasis, amebiasis and other bacterial infections.  It fights against bacteria in the body.

Flagyl (400mg)

  Film coated tablet
AHPL
Generic : Metronidazole
 10.13
400mg
15
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    Drug information on Flagyl (400mg) (Metronidazole) from AHPL

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    Drug Name : Metronidazole

    Metronidazole(Metronidazole Oral) generic Flagyl (400mg) is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for trichomoniasis, amebiasis and other bacterial infections. It fights against bacteria in the body.
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    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on Oct 25, 2016
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    Medical condition(s) for which Flagyl (400mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

    PO- One-day treatment - two grams of flagyl, given either as a single dose or in two divided doses of one gram each given in the same day.
    Seven-day course of treatment�250 mg three times daily for seven consecutive days.
    Vaginal Gel- one applicator is administered intravaginally once a day for 5 days.

    Side effects of Flagyl (400mg)

    Most common : Headache, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramping.

    Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

    Heart : ECG changes.

    Central Nervous System : Brain disease, seizures, eye nerve problems, dizziness, unsteadiness, in coordination, confusion, irritability, depression, weakness and sleeplessness.

    Hypersensitivity : Hives, rash, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, skin death, flushing, nasal congestion, dryness of the mouth and fever.

    Genitourinary : Painful urination, bladder inflammation, adequate urination and incontinence.

    How to use Flagyl (400mg)?

    It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as vaginal gel, to be introduced into the vagina.

    When Should Flagyl (400mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

    Hypersensitivity.

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    Warnings and Precautions for Flagyl (400mg)

    Caution should be exercised in patients with history of nerve, brain, Crohn�s disease, liver impairment, seizures, heart disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

    It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

    Avoid alcohol consumption.

    Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

    Other Precautions for Flagyl (400mg)

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Flagyl (400mg)

    Store this medication at room temperature, out of reach of children.


    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.



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