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:
Hepatic Abscess, Amebiasis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Pseudomembranous Colitis, Pleural Empyema, Endocarditis, Cholecystitis, Intraabdominal Abscess, Meningitis, Bowel Preparation, Intraabdominal Infections, Diabetic Foot Ulcer, Endometritis, Endomyometritis, Gynecologic Infections, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Pneumonia, Brain Abscess, Bacteremia, Bone And Joint Infections, Biliary Tract Infections, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Lung Abscess, Cholangitis, Enterocolitis, Appendicitis

Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Urination 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
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<15.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Yeast Infection Incidence:
0.2-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-4.0%*
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
Itching Incidence:
1.6-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.6-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
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
*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.
Daily Life Interactions for Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Severe Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Flagyl RTU 500mg Solution for Injection(Metronidazole)
Alcohol and Metronidazole(Metronidazole)
You should not drink alcoholic beverages or use medicines that contain Alcohol as an ingredient while taking Metronidazole. This includes products containing Propylene Glycol, a type of alcohol. Also continue to avoid Alcohol or Propylene Glycol for about 3 days after stopping Metronidazole. When products containing Alcohol (including medicines with a significant amount of alcohol in them) or Propylene Glycol are taken by patients receiving Metronidazole, an extremely unpleasant reaction can occur. This reaction includes flushing, throbbing headache, nausea, vomiting, sweating, thirst, and other effects that may last from 30 minutes to several hours. Interactions with Metronidazole vaginal or topical skin products are not likely.
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

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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