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Were you looking for information about Metronidazole? Metranidazole is a common misspelling of metronidazole.
Metronidazole (Flagyl®, MetroCream®, MetroGel®, MetroGel-Vaginal®, MetroLotion®, Noritate®, Vandazole®) is an antibiotic licensed to treat various types of infections. It is most often used for infections caused by parasites and anaerobic bacteria (bacteria that do not require oxygen to survive). The medication is available by prescription only and comes in oral, topical, and injectable forms. You should talk to your healthcare provider before taking metronidazole if you have seizures or epilepsy, liver disease, or alcoholism.
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