Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - ORAL Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole Oral Uses
This form of metronidazole is used for vaginal 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
How To Use Metronidazole Oral
Take this medication by mouth once daily or as directed by
your doctor. To help this drug be absorbed by your body, it is best to take
this on an empty stomach at least one hour before or two hours after a
Do not crush or chew this medication. Doing so can release
all of the drug at once, increasing the risk of side effects. Also, do not
split the tablets unless they have a score line and your doctor or pharmacist
Alternative Names BOO; Lower urinary tract obstruction; Prostatism Treatment Treatment of bladder outlet obstruction depends on the cause of the problem. For most cases, a tube, called a catheter, inserted through the urethra into the bladder, will relieve the obstruction temporarily. Occasionally, a suprapubic catheter (a tube placed through the belly area into the bladder) is needed to drain the bladder. Long-term treatment of bladder outlet obstruction usually involves surgery. However, medical treatment options are available for many of the diseases that cause this problem. Discuss treatment options with your health care provider. Expectations (prognosis) If diagnosed early, most causes of bladder outlet obstruction can be treated with great success. However, if diagnosis is delayed, permanent damage can result. Complications Long-term or high-grade bladder outlet obstruction can permanently damage all parts of the urinary system. Complications include: Bladder and kidney stones Kidney failur...
Definition Bladder stones are hard buildups of minerals that form in the urinary bladder. Alternative Names Stones - bladder; Urinary tract stones; Bladder calculi Causes, incidence, and risk factors Bladder stones are usually the result of another urologic problem, such as: Bladder diverticulum Enlarged prostate Neurogenic bladder Urinary tract infection Approximately 95% of all bladder stones occur in men. Bladder stones are much less common than kidney stones . Bladder stones may occur when urine in the bladder is concentrated and materials crystallize. Bladder stones may also result from foreign objects in the bladder.
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