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Metronidazole
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Metronidazole
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
EML status history
Therapeutic equivalent for
Wikipedia
Recommendations
Section
Other antibacterials
  • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL (as benzoate)
  • Oral > Solid: 200 to 500 mg tablet
  • Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 500 mg per 100 mL in vial Injection
  • Local > Rectal > Suppository: 500 mg suppository; 1 g suppository
Section
Antiamoebic and antigiardiasis medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 500 mg in 100 mL vial
  • Oral > Liquid: 200 mg per 5 mL oral suspension (as benzoate)
  • Oral > Solid: 200 to 500 mg tablet
Indications