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Flagyl® Oral Formulation (metronidazole oral formulation)

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WARNING

Metronidazole has been shown to be carcinogenic in mice and rats (see PRECAUTIONS). Unnecessary use of the drug should be avoided. Its use should be reserved...

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Symptomatic Trichomoniasis

FLAGYL is indicated for the treatment of T. vaginalis infection in females and males when...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Trichomoniasis

In the Female

One-day treatment – two...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity

FLAGYL Tablets is contraindicated in patients with a prior history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other nitroimidazole...

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WARNINGS

Central and Peripheral Nervous System Effects

Encephalopathy and peripheral neuropathy

Cases of...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following reactions have been reported during treatment with metronidazole:

Central Nervous System

The most serious adverse...

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OVERDOSAGE

Single oral doses of metronidazole, up to 15 g, have been reported in suicide attempts and accidental overdoses. Symptoms reported include nausea, vomiting, and ataxia.

Oral metronidazole has been studied as...

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DESCRIPTION

FLAGYL (metronidazole) tablets, 250 mg or 500 mg is an oral formulation of the synthetic nitroimidazole antimicrobial, 2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazole-1-ethanol, which has the following structural formula:

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Absorption

Disposition of metronidazole in the body is similar for both oral and intravenous dosage forms. Following oral administration,...

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HOW SUPPLIED

FLAGYL 250-mg tablets are round, blue, film coated, with SEARLE and 1831 debossed on one side and FLAGYL and 250 on the other side; supplied as bottles of 50 and 100.

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To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of FLAGYL® and other antibacterial drugs, FLAGYL...

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