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Metronidazole: Oral capsule

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Metronidazole 375mg Cap
Pliva Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: PLIVA 375 mg 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Metronidazole: Oral capsule

What is this medicine?

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

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Flagyl: Oral capsule

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Metronidazole: Oral capsule
Usage by Gender
65.75%
34.25%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
27.62%
27.07%
23.76%
21.55%
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