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Eliminate Bacterial Infections with Metronidazole 500mg Tablets

September 29, 2015

Metronidazole 500mg is a drug that is used as an effective antiprotozoal and antibiotic medicine.  Metronidazole 500mg can be taken either as is or with other antibiotics for a more potent treatment regimen for certain bacterial or protozoal infections such as bacterial vaginosis, endocarditis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. Also, most doctors prefer to prescribe metronidazole 500mg tablets to their patients who happen to have amoebiasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and dracunculiasis as it is very effective in treating these conditions.  Metronidazole 500mg tablets have been deemed as the go-to medicine for initial episodes of mild or moderate colitis caused by the organism Clostridium difficile.  Metronidazole 500mg is available as an oral tablet and it is also available as a topical cream as well as it is also available for intravenous administration.

The most common side effects you may experience when taking metronidazole 500mg tablets include appetite loss, nausea, headache and an unusual metallic taste to the mouth.  Sometimes, allergic reactions or seizures after taking metronidazole 500mg tablets might occur.  Metronidazole 500mg tablets are advised not to be taken during the early stages of pregnancy; however, it appears to be okay to take in the later stages of pregnancy.  Metronidazole 500mg is not to be taken by women who are currently breastfeeding as the drug can be passed on to the infant.

Metronidazole 500mg has first been commercially distributed and used by people in France during the 1960s.  Metronidazole 500mg oral tablets are included in the World Health Organization’s list of important medicines that should be present in a basic community’s health system.  Thankfully, metronidazole 500mg tablets are available in almost all parts of the world.  Also, metronidazole 500mg oral tablets are fairly affordable, so most people can easily buy them for a full course treatment, for example, 10 days. Click to continue…