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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 for the...

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Symptomatic Trichomoniasis. FLAGYL 375 capsules are indicated for the treatment of T. vaginalis infection in females...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Trichomoniasis

In the Female: Seven-day course of treatment (375 mg two times daily for seven consecutive days).

A seven-day course of...

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity

FLAGYL 375 capsules are contraindicated in patients with a prior history of hypersensitivity to metronidazole or other...

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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 reactions reported in patients treated with...

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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) capsules, 375 mg is an oral formulation of the synthetic nitroimidazole antimicrobial agent, 2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazole-1-ethanol, which has the following...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Absorption

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

FLAGYL 375 capsules have been...

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HOW SUPPLIED

FLAGYL 375 capsules have an iron gray opaque body imprinted with 375 mg and a light green opaque cap imprinted with FLAGYL, supplied as:

NDC Number Size
0025-1942-50     ...

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

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