What is Metrocream?
Metronidazole (MNZ) , marketed under the brandnames Flagyl and others, is a nitroimidazole antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It is antibacterial against anaerobic organisms, an amoebicide, and an antiprotozoal. It is the drug of choice for first episodes of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile infection. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.