metronidazole

Antiprotozoal and antibacterial drug.

Metronidazole

==Medical uses== Metronidazole is primarily used to treat: bacterial vaginosis, pelvic inflammatory disease (along with other antibacterials like ceftriaxone), pseudomembranous colitis, aspiration pneumonia, rosacea (topical), fungating wounds (topical), intra-abdominal infections, lung abscess, gingivitis, amoebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, ...
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metronidazole

<chemical> Antiprotozoal used in amebiasis, trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and as treponemacide in livestock. It has also been proposed as a radiation sensitiser for hypoxic cells. According to the fourth annual report on carcinogens (ntp 85-002, 1985, p133), this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen (merck, 11th ed). ... P...
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metronidazole

(from the article `drug`) Metronidazole is usually given orally for the treatment of vaginal infections caused by Trichomonas vaginalis, and it is effective in treating ...
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metronidazole

(met″ro-ni´dә-zōl) an antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent effective against obligate anaerobes; used as the base, administered orally and intravaginally in Trichomonas vaginalis infection in females and orally in T. vaginalis infection in males and in intestinal amebiasis. It is used orally or intravenously...
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metronidazole

Flagyl noun antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
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metronidazole

A drug that is used to treat infection and is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is a type of antibacterial, antiprotozoal, and anthelmintic. Also called Flagyl.
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metronidazole

[n] - antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
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