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
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.
BLADDER DYSFUNCTION is common in multiple sclerosis, in people with minimal symptoms and those with major impairments. Effective bladder management strategies make it possible for people with multiple sclerosis to pursue daily activities and participate in the world with comfort, dignity and confidence. With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, the incidence of bladder complications is greatly diminished. It is important to remember that:
* Bladder symptoms may be responsible for withdrawal from social and vocational activities.
* Frequency, urgency, and incontinence may negatively affect interpersonal interaction. * Bladder involvement may threaten the individual’s health, with complications leading to serious morbidity. * Bladder symptoms are often mismanaged, precipitating such problems as acute urinary retention, damage to the detrusor (primary bladder muscle) and urinary tract infections (UTIs).
NEUROGENIC BLADDER DYSFUNCTION
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