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Generic Name: METRONIDAZOLE - INJECTION Pronounced: (MET-roe-NYE-da-zole) Metronidazole In NaCl (Iso-Os) IV Precautions
Before using metronidazole, tell your doctor or pharmacist
if you are allergic to it; or to other nitroimidazoles such as tinidazole; or
if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients,
which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist
for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
severe kidney problems (not producing any urine)
nervous system disorders (e.g., seizures)
history of alcohol use/abuse
using a feeding/medication tube inserted in the nose
Avoid alcoholic beverages while using this medication and
for at least 3 days after finishing this medicine because severe stomach...
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...
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