Metrogyl Injection

Metrogyl Injection

metronidazole

Manufacturer:

Unique Pharma Lab

Distributor:

Unimed
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metronidazole
Indications/Uses
Appendicitis, cholecystitis, peritonitis, liver, lung & brain abscess, post-op wound infection; puerperal sepsis, pelvic cellulitis & peritonitis; necrotising pneumonia, empyema; meningitis; septicemia, gas gangrene, osteomyelitis. Liver amoebic abscess & moribund or toxic cases of fulminating intestines.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr 500 mg over 20 min every 8 hr. Childn <12 yr 7.5 mg/kg over 20 min every 8 hr.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitromidazoles derivatives. Trichomoniasis. Concomitant use w/ 10% dextrose, penicillin G K & Ringer's lactate soln. 1st trimester of pregnancy.
Special Precautions
Perform total differential leucocyte count prior to, during & after treatment. Avoid use during 1st trimester of pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, vertigo, tiredness, dark colouration of urine.
Drug Interactions
Increased prothrombin time w/ warfarin. Acute psychosis & confusion w/ disulfiram. Avoid mixing w/ other drugs.
MIMS Class
Antiamoebics
ATC Classification
J01XD01 - metronidazole ; Belongs to the class of imidazole derivative antibacterials. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Metrogyl Injection soln for inj 5 mg/mL
Packing/Price
100 mL x 1's
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