Metgyl 200 Tablet

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Metgyl 200 Tablet Information

Metgyl 200 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Bacterial Infections, Stomach Infection, Amebiasis are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Metgyl 200 Tablet has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Metgyl 200 Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

The most common side effects of Metgyl 200 Tablet are Nausea or vomiting, Headache. While these are the most often observed Metgyl 200 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Metgyl 200 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Metgyl 200 Tablet is Safe for pregnant women and Moderate for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Metgyl 200 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Metgyl 200 Tablet related warnings section.

Metgyl 200 Tablet is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Heart Disease, Peripheral Neuropathy as it can result in adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Metgyl 200 Tablet contraindications section.

Besides this, Metgyl 200 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

You should also be aware that Metgyl 200 Tablet is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Metgyl 200 Tablet Benefits & Uses

Metgyl 200 Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Metgyl 200 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

Metgyl 200 Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Metgyl 200 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women can take Metgyl without worrying about any side effects.

    Safe
  • Is the use of Metgyl 200 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Metgyl. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Metgyl 200 Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Metgyl may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Metgyl 200 Tablet on the Liver?


    Metgyl may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Metgyl 200 Tablet on the Heart?


    Very few cases of side effects of Metgyl on the heart have been reported.

    Mild


Metgyl 200 Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metgyl 200 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Metgyl 200 Tablet

  • Is this Metgyl 200 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Metgyl 200 Tablet.

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


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Metgyl 200 Tablet can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Metgyl 200 Tablet only as per medical advice.

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


    No, Metgyl 200 Tablet cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Metgyl 200 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Metgyl 200 Tablet


    Taking Metgyl 200 Tablet with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Metgyl 200 Tablet


    Consuming Metgyl 200 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Metgyl 200 Tablet

Question about 5 years ago

Is Metgyl effective against candida (fungal infections)?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Metgyl is not effective in candida (fungal infections) because it is an anti-amoebic and antiprotozoal drug, it is only effective for bacterial and protozoal infections.

Question over 4 years ago

Can Metgyl be taken with ofloxacin?

Dr. MBBS , General Physician, Other, Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Yes, Metgyl and ofloxacin can be taken at the same time. There is no drug interaction found between them.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Metgyl treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?

Dr. Chinmaya Bal MBBS , General Physician

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

Question about 5 years ago

Is Metgyl an antibiotic?

Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

Yes, Metgyl is an antibiotic drug. It is used to treat bacterial and protozoal infections.

Question almost 5 years ago

Can i take Metgyl with ibuprofen?

Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Metgyl and ibuprofen can be taken at the same time. There are no known drug interactions found between them.



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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

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 837-839

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

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