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
Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - VAGINAL Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole Vagl Precautions
Before using metronidazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other nitroimidazole antibiotics (e.g.,
tinidazole); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients (such as paraben preservatives), which can cause allergic
reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
certain blood disorders (blood dyscrasias)
nervous system disease
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery,
or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform
such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages.
This medication should be used only if clearly needed
during pregnancy. Oral antibioti...
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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