Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet

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Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Information

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Bacterial Infections, Stomach Infection, Amebiasis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The correct dosage of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet are Nausea or vomiting, Headache. While these are the most often observed Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet related warnings talks about Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease, Heart Disease, Peripheral Neuropathy are examples of such conditions. Other contraindications of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet with other medicines has been reported. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Endocarditis
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 6 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 7.5 mg/kg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Bacterial Infections
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 750 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet (Immediate Release)
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 8 hourly
  • Course Duration: 10 days
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is safe to take during pregnancy.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Very few cases of side effects of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet on kidney have been reported.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet on the Liver?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet on the Heart?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is rarely harmful for the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet with Other Drugs

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Life Threatening

Severe

Moderate

Mild



Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet

  • Is this Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet


    Taking Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet


    Taking alcohol with Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet

Question almost 5 years ago

Can i take Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet with ibuprofen?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet and ibuprofen can be taken at the same time. There are no known drug interactions found between them.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

No, Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet cannot be used in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). This is because Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is effective but is found to be badly-tolerated in patients suffering from urinary tract infections (UTI).

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to consume this medicine if you don't require it.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet is a brand name of metronidazole. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called nitroimidazoles. It has anti-amoebic and anti-protozoal property. It is available in different forms such as tablets, capsules, suspensions, and creams. It is used to treat amoebic and protozoal infections.

Question over 4 years ago

Does Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet cause infertility in women?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

No, Ind Swift Met 400 Tablet does not cause infertility. There is no evidence suggesting infertility in connection with this drug.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Flagyl® Metronidazole

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April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 850-851

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