Metco is an antibiotic medicine that helps your body fight infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat infections of the liver, sto... View More
Uses of Metco
Side effects of Metco
How to use Metco
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Metco is to be taken with ... View More
How Metco works
Metco is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging their DNA.
What if you forget to take Metco?
If you miss a dose of Metco, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your reg... View More
Pneumonia, Giardiasis, Peptic ulcer disease, Peritonitis, H. pylori infection, Rosacea, Septicemia, Endometritis, Aspiration pneumonia, Lung abscess, Em... View More
Susp: Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take at least 1 hr before meals. Tab: Should be taken with food. Reconstitution: Add 4.4 mL of sterile or... View More
Oral Child: PO 30–50 mg/kg/day q8h Amoebiasis Adult: 800 mg tid for 5 days (intestinal infection); 5-10 days (extra-intestinal infection). Max: 2.4... View More
Oral Amoebiasis Child: 1-3 yr 100-200 mg tid; >3-7 yr 100-200 mg 4 times daily; >7-10 yr 200-400 mg tid. Doses are given for 5-10 days. Trichom... View More
History of hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitroimidazole derivatives. Pregnancy (1st trimester) and lactation.
Mode of Action
Metronidazole is converted to reduction products that interact w/ DNA to cause destruction of helical DNA structure and strand leading to a protein synt... View More
Patients with CNS diseases; discontinue IV therapy if abnormal neurologic symptoms occur. History of seizure disorder. Evidence or a history of blood dy... View More
GI disturbances e.g. nausea, unpleasant metallic taste, vomiting, diarrhoea or constipation. Furred tongue, glossitis, and stomatitis due to overgrowth ... View More
Concurrent use w/ disulfiram may produce psychotic reactions. May potentiate the effect of oral anticoagulants. May increase risk of lithium toxicity. M... View More
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