What is Metronidazole?

Metronidazole is an antibiotic medication used particularly for anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. Metronidazole is an antibiotic, amebicide, and antiprotozoal. It is the drug of choice for first episodes of mild-to-moderate Clostridium difficile infection.

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Hello there. I was prescribed Metronidazole by my OBGYN Monday. I was told to use at bedtime for 5 nights. I began my first night on Tue. Last...

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Using a tampon and metronidazole are two different things. Metronidazole is an antibiotic while tampons are protective mechanisms. They...

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my baby was diagnosed of having amoebiasis a week ago and started metronidazole..sometimes, i forget to give him medicine on the right time or even...

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Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

Metronidazole is an antibiotic and it should be given for a course as prescribed by the doctor...

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I have c-diff at the moment, my symptoms don t seem to be getting better since starting an antibiotic on Wednesday of Metronidazole 500 mg 1 tab...

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Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist (DM).

I will advise you to continue with metronidazole and take pre and...

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