Metronidazole is used to treat a variety of infections. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as nitroimidazoles. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and protozoa.
This antibiotic only treats bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased ...Read more
Dr. Todd Eisner answers some questions readers have posted in the last few weeks. Find new information on natural remedies for heartburn,... Read more »
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