The Flagyl medication has a wide range of actions against microbes. This medicine effectively copes with bacteria and protozoa, such as vaginal trichomonas, intestinal giardia, and dysentery amoeba. In relation to actinomycetes, propionibacteria acne the drug is not effective.
This drug is taken orally. Flagyl pill should be taken a whole, regardless of the meal and drink plenty of drinking water.
The duration of therapy, the Flagyl dosage regimen, and doses of metronidazole are determined by the physician, taking into account the nature of the disease, the tolerability of the drug and concomitant therapy.
It is used for therapy:
Infections caused by microorganisms susceptible to the drug: amebiasis; urogenital trichomoniasis; nonspecific vaginitis; giardiasis; Surgical infections caused by metronidazole sensitive to anaerobic microorganisms; replacement of the intravenous treatment of infections caused by metronidazole-sensitive anaerobic microorganisms.
Flagyl Side effects:
This medication rarely causes the development of adverse events. However, during the period of taking the drug, the possibility of the following effect cannot be excluded:
In the area of the gastrointestinal tract may occur: nausea, metallic taste in the mouth, dry mouth, decreased appetite, glossitis, stomatitis, pancreatitis, anorexia, epigastric pain, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation.
From the nervous system can occur: a headache, dizziness, incoordination, ataxia, confusion, irritability, depression, irritability, weakness, insomnia, convulsions, confusion, hallucinations, peripheral neuropathy, especially with prolonged use of the drug.
Allergic reactions may include the following: urticaria, skin rash, skin flushing, nasal congestion, fever, arthralgia.
From the urinary system, the following can occur: dysuria, polyuria, cystitis, urinary incontinence, candidiasis, it is probable that the urine is stained in a brown-reddish color.
Other side effects: neutropenia, leukopenia.