Metronadazole

Were you looking for information about Metronidazole? Metronadazole is a common misspelling of metronidazole.
 
The prescription antibiotic metronidazole (Flagyl®, MetroCream®, MetroGel®, MetroGel-Vaginal®, MetroLotion®, Noritate®, Vandazole®) is approved for treating certain types of bacterial and parasitic infections, including some sexually transmitted infections. It is believed to work by entering a bacteria or parasite cell and causing a chemical reaction that produces free radicals. Some metronidazole products are taken orally, while others are used topically. As with all antibiotics, it is important to avoid missing doses, as bacterial resistance may develop.
 
(Click Metronidazole for more information about the various forms and strengths of this medicine, what side effects may occur, and warnings and precautions associated with the use of this antibiotic. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD; Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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