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Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml

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FORMULAMetronidazole 500 mg
COMPANYSanofi-aventis
TYPEInjection
About

About

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as antibiotics and works tirelessly in the body to eliminate bacteria and its toxins,that causes vaginal infections,intestinal infections (especially stomach infections),dental and skin infections.This drug is available in different formats,such as tablets (solid format),suspension (liquid format) and bottled in an injection vial.

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is administered by trained medical professionals,as Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is found in solution form to be administered intramuscularly or intravenously.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml dosage is dependent upon the patient’s medical condition,any medication the patient may be on,the patient’s weight and age as well as on any side effects felt by the patient.Dosage for each individual is determined by the doctor.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is safe to be administered to elderly patients and to infants aged 4 weeks above with normal kidney functions.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is to be taken for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is considered safe enough to be prescribed to children.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may even be prescribed to pregnant and to lactating mothers in certain cases under the care of a doctor.Fatigue,dizziness,headache and stomach problems are just a few of the common side effects felt by patients while ingesting Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml,these effects tend to resolve on their own in a few days' time.Alcohol consumption is not advised while ingesting Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml as that would result in extreme dizziness.Unnecessary consumption of Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is not advised.

Indications

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml can be used to treat: 

  • Urinary tract infections 
  • Bacterial skin infections
  • Bacterial chest infections
  • Throat infections 
  • Bacterial ear infections 
  • Sinusitis 

How Does Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml Work

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.

How To Use Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is injected into the patient’s muscles (intramuscular pathway) most commonly or into the patient’s vein (intravenously) by a trained healthcare professional.The area where the needle is to pierce the skin,is first disinfected by an alcohol swab or any other disinfectant that the hospital has.Then the needle uncapped and solution injected into the body.The solution is injected slowly.The dosage can be divided into two separate doses, given within a span of 24 hours if need be.The area of the skin where the needle enters,may slightly bruise or remain sore for 24 hours.After the injection the needle prick is pressed down (by hand) for 20 seconds,to make sure there is no bleeding and then a band-aid is placed on top.It is advised to not mix Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml with other medicines.The patient is advised to take each dose at the same time each day keeping a 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is to be ingested for a specific number of days determined by the physician depending on the patient’s illness and their response to treatment.It is imperative not to stop Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml earlier than the specified time as that may lead to a return of the infection.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

Dosage can be different for different patients depending upon their illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may be injected in an adult patient,once or twice within 24 hours with a 6 or 12 hour gap in between each dose.

Child Dosage

For patients below the age of 18 years,the dosage is dependent entirely on the patient's weight and the severity of the individual's illness.Commonly,the drug is administered once daily by a healthcare professional.

Elderly Dosage 

Elderly patients that are susceptible to kidney and liver problems,a lowered dose of Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may be prescribed under the care and supervision of a physician.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is found in breast milk in trace amounts and is therefore prescribed quite rarely to breastfeeding mothers.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml:

  • Allergy to Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease
  • Moderate to severe liver disease
  • Patients undergoing dialysis 
  •  Alcohol abuse 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml:

  • Mild to moderate liver impairment
  • Mild to moderate kidney impairment
  • Elderly patients 
  • Children/infants 
  • Pregnant women 
  • Breastfeeding women 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml:

  • Cough medicine 
  • Lithium 
  • Alcohol (drugs that contain alcohol)
  • Disulfiram 
  • Dronabinol 
  • Flibanserin 
  • Lomitapide 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Metallic taste in mouth 
  • Stomach problems (nausea,diarrhea,constipation)
  • Dizziness 
  • Headache 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of applying Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Change in color of urine 
  • Painful urination 
  • Abdominal cramps 
  • Visibility problems 
  • Oral thrush 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhoea -Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you're being sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water. If you have diarrhoea, replenish with plenty of water or other fluids. 
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

Key Facts About Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml

  • Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is an antibiotic
  • Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is commonly used to treat intestinal,vaginal and dental infections.
  • Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is safe to be prescribed to children and elderly patients
  • Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may cause constipation,dizziness and headaches

FAQs

#1.HOW DOES Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml WORK?

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml belongs to a wide spread chemical group known as antibiotics.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml works by preventing the growth/multiplication of the bacteria in the human body thus eradicating the infection.Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml essentially stops the production of bacterial cell walls,making the microorganism susceptible to elimination by the body’s defense system.

#2.HOW TO USE Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml?

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is to be ingested orally (by mouth) twice or thrice,daily or as directed by the doctor.It can be ingested either with or without food.The patient is advised to take each dose at the same time each day keeping a 6 or 8-12 hour gap in between each dose.

#3.IS Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml SAFE TO GIVE TO ELDERLY PATIENTS?

Yes.For eldery patients the dosage of the drug may be lower than normal due to decreased kidney function,Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml may not be effectively removed from the body and so,in such cases the doctor may prescribe an altered dose of the Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml.

#4.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml?

Alcohol if taken with the medication may lead to extreme dizziness.It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment.

#5.WILL Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml?

  • Stomach problems (such as nausea,vomiting)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Soreness at site of injection
  • Increased thirst 
  • Headache 

#7.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#8.DOES Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml CAUSE ADDICTION?

No.This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#9.CAN Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml BE USED IF PATIENT IS HAVING FLU SYMPTOMS?

Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is not deemed to be effective against viruses as Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is an antibiotic and therefore works on bacteria to eliminate bacterial infections.

#10.CAN I TAKE Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#11.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#12.IS IT NORMAL TO FEEL LIGHTHEADED AFTER GETTING INJECTED WITH Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 ml?

Yes,If Flagyl 500mg Injection 100 mlmakes you feel dizzy or weak,stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture.Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

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