Flagyl Rtu Solution For Injection 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Flagyl RTU: Solution for injection (5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

METRONIDAZOLE (me troe NI da zole) is an antiinfective. It medicine is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

NDC: 003383400
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Peritonitis, Empyema, Meningitis, Intraabdominal Infections, Septicemia, Bone And Joint Infections, Endocarditis, Intraabdominal Abscess, Brain Abscess, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Gynecologic Infections, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Endomyometritis, Endometritis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Tubo-ovarian Abscess, Lung Abscess

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pseudomembranous Colitis, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis

Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

Infection Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Yeast Infection Incidence:
0.2-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
1.2-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
1.4-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.6-12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.2-18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Around The Anus Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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