Metrogyl 400 Tablet

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    Metrogyl 400 Tablet Information

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections, Stomach Infection, Amebiasis. Secondary and off-label uses of Metrogyl 400 Tablet have also been mentioned below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Metrogyl 400 Tablet. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Nausea or vomiting, Headache. While these are the most often observed Metrogyl 400 Tablet side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Metrogyl 400 Tablet go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    It is also important to note that Metrogyl 400 Tablet has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Metrogyl 400 Tablet has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Metrogyl 400 Tablet related warnings section.

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Metrogyl 400 Tablet in conditions like Liver Disease, Heart Disease, Peripheral Neuropathy. Some other conditions that can be affected by Metrogyl 400 Tablet are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Additionally, Metrogyl 400 Tablet may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

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



    Metrogyl 400 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    Metrogyl 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

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Metrogyl 400 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


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

      Safe
    • Is the use of Metrogyl 400 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Metrogyl 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 Metrogyl 400 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Metrogyl rarely harms the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Metrogyl 400 Tablet on the Liver?


      Metrogyl has very mild side effects on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Metrogyl 400 Tablet on the Heart?


      Metrogyl has very mild side effects on the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Metrogyl 400 Tablet with Other Drugs

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

    Life Threatening

    Severe

    Moderate

    Mild



    Metrogyl 400 Tablet Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Metrogyl 400 Tablet

    • Is this Metrogyl 400 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Metrogyl 400 Tablet does not cause addiction.

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


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Metrogyl 400 Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Metrogyl 400 Tablet is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


      There is no benefit of taking Metrogyl 400 Tablet for mental disorders.

      No

    Metrogyl 400 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Metrogyl 400 Tablet


      You can take Metrogyl 400 Tablet with food.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Metrogyl 400 Tablet


      Consumption of alcohol and Metrogyl 400 Tablet together may have severe effects on your health.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Metrogyl 400 Tablet

    Question about 4 years ago

    Can i take Metrogyl with ibuprofen?

    Dr. Surender Kumar MBBS , General Physician

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

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can Metrogyl be taken with ofloxacin?

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

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

    Question over 4 years ago

    Can I take Metrogyl without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Metrogyl 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 almost 5 years ago

    What is Metrogyl?

    Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Metrogyl 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 almost 5 years ago

    Can I discontinue Metrogyl on my own without doctors advice?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

    Discontinuation of Metrogyl on your own can cause unwanted side effects. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.



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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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