Drug Information: Indications, Side Effects, Warnings
Category: Â Antibiotics
Generic Flagyl is used to treat various infections caused by pathogenic bacteria. It treats infections of the lungs, skin, genitals and so on. Used in hospitals and home care. Requires a doctor’s prescription. The Latin name of the substance Metronidazole:
Main ingredient: Metronidazolum (genus. Metronidazoli)
Therapeutic agents Metronidazole:
Other synthetic antibacterial
Nosological classification (ICD-10):
— A07.1 Giardiasis [giardiasis]
— A41.9 Septicaemia, unspecified
— A59 Trichomoniasis
— A59.0 Urogenital trichomoniasis
— B55.1 Cutaneous leishmaniasis
— A06.0 Acute amoebic dysentery
— A06.4 amebic liver abscess
— A06.8 Amoebic infection of other sites
— A07.0 Balantidiasis
Pharmacological action — antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiprotozoal, trihomonatsidnoe, anti-ulcer, anti-alcoholic.
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It is active against:
Trichomonas vaginalis, Entamoeba histolytica, Gardnerella vaginalis, Giardia intestinalis, Lamblia spp .;
The drug also kills bacteria such as anaerobic gram-negative bacteria: Bacteroides spp. (Including B. fragilis, B. distasonis, B. ovatus, B. thetaiotaomicron, B. vulgatus), Fusobacterium spp., Veillonella spp., Prevotella (P. bivia, P. buccae, P. disiens); The drug also kills anaerobic gram-positive rods: Clostridium spp., Eubacterium spp .; anaerobic gram-positive cocci: Peptococcus spp., Peptostreptococcus spp. Trihomonatsidnoe action (99% death protozoa above) is observed at drug concentration of 2.5 ug / ml for 24 hours. For anaerobic microorganisms MPK90 is 8 .mu.g / ml. In combination with amoxicillin is active against Helicobacter pylori (amoxicillin suppresses the development of resistance to metronidazole).
For systemic use. Antibiotic active against:
Protozoal infections: extraintestinal amebiasis (including amebic liver abscess), intestinal amebiasis (amebic dysentery). Used in the treatment of diseases such as trichomoniasis, balantidiasis, giardiasis (giardiasis), cutaneous leishmaniasis, Trichomonas vaginitis, Trichomonas urethritis.
Antibiotic active against: Bone and joint infections, central nervous system (including meningitis, brain abscess), bacterial endocarditis, pneumonia, empyema and lung abscess, caused by Bacteroides spp. (Including B. fragilis, B. distasonis, B. ovatus, B. thetaiotaomicron, B. vulgatus). Pseudomembranous colitis associated with antibiotic use. Used in the treatment of diseases such as: Gastritis or duodenal ulcer associated with Helicobacter pylori. Prevention of postoperative complications (especially when interventions is on the colon, rektal area apendektomii, gynecological operations). Alcoholism. Radiotherapy patients with tumors — as a radiosensitizing agents in cases where the tumor is caused by the resistance of tumor cells to hypoxia.
Used in the treatment of diseases such as: Infection of the abdominal cavity (peritonitis, liver abscess), pelvic infection (endometritis, endomyometritis, abscess of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, infections vaginal vault after surgery), infections of skin and soft tissue caused by Bacteroides spp. (Including B. fragilis), species Clostridium spp., Peptococcus spp., Peptostreptococcus spp. Sepsis caused by Bacteroides spp. (Including B. fragilis), species Clostridium.
For intravaginal use: urogenital trichomoniasis (including urethritis, vaginitis), nonspecific vaginitis of different etiologies confirmed by clinical and microbiological data.
For external use: acne rosacea (including poststeroidnye), acne vulgaris, infectious skin diseases, oily seborrhea, seborrheic dermatitis, venous leg ulcers (against the background of varicose veins, diabetes mellitus), burn, nonhealing wounds, bedsores , hemorrhoids, anal fissures.
In dentistry: mixed (aerobic and anaerobic) infections of various localization, periodontal disease, inflammatory processes of maxillofacial area.
Hypersensitivity (including to other nitroimidazole derivatives), leukopenia (including in history). You can not use the drug for organic lesions of the central nervous system (including epilepsy), liver failure (in the case of the appointment of large doses), pregnancy (I term ), breast-feeding.
Liver disease (possible accumulation), kidney, central nervous system, pregnancy (II-III trimesters).
From the digestive tract: diarrhea, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, intestinal colic, constipation, unpleasant «metallic» taste and dry mouth, glossitis, stomatitis, pancreatitis.
From the nervous system and sensory organs: headache, dizziness, incoordination, syncope, ataxia, confusion, irritability, depression, irritability, fatigue, insomnia, hallucinations; long-term therapy with high doses — peripheral neuropathy, transient epileptiform seizures. Consult a doctor in the event of a side effect.
With the genitourinary system: dysuria, cystitis, polyuria, urinary incontinence. You may need dose adjustment.
Allergic reactions: urticaria, skin rash, skin flushing, nasal congestion, fever. You may need dose adjustment.
Other: arthralgia, flattening of the T wave on the ECG; long-term therapy with high doses — leukopenia, candidiasis. Consult a doctor in the event of a side effect.
Local reactions: with a / in the introduction — thrombophlebitis (pain, redness or swelling at the injection site). Consult a doctor in the event of a side effect. In intravaginal application — itching, burning, pain and irritation in the vagina; thick, white mucous discharge from the vagina, odorless or with a faint odor, frequent urination (You may need dose adjustment.); after discontinuation of the drug may develop vaginal candidiasis; burning sensation or irritation of the penis in sexual partner. For exterior use — redness, peeling and burning of the skin, lacrimation (if the gel is applied close to the eyes).
Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, ataxia, in severe cases — peripheral neuropathy and seizures. Pill Flagyl 500 mg.
Treatment: symptomatic; there is no specific antidote.
— You should not take ethanol during treatment (perhaps the negative reaction: abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, headache, a sudden rush of blood to the face).
— You should not take the drug in combination with amoxicillin if you are under 18 years of age.
— It is necessary to monitor the condition of the blood during prolonged treatment.
— The duration of treatment and the possibility of treatment should be adjusted in the development of leukopenia. Treatment should be discontinued if there were: ataxia, dizziness and any other worsening of neurological status of patients.
Sexually transmitted diseases:
Treatment of Trichomonas vaginitis in women and Trichomonas urethritis in men:
— Should refrain from sexual activity
— Required simultaneous treatment of sexual partners.
— Should hold control samples (for three consecutive cycles before and after menstruation) after treatment of trichomoniasis.
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