Metrosap (Metronidazole)

Brand Name: Metrosap

Generic Name: Metronidazole

Manufacturer/Agent: Essential Pharma

Formulation: susp

Strength: 200mg/5ml 100ml

Pack size: 1

Trade Price: KES 25.00

Retail Price: @ KES 33.33

Class: Antiprozoal Agents (Anti-infectives)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C6H9N3O3 = 171.2

Precautions: Blood dyscrasias. alcohol consumption.

Indications/Uses: Amoebiasis and balantidiasis 400mg tid. in guardiasis 2g od for 3 days, trichomoniasis 2g stat. also used for bacterial vaginosis, vincent`s infection. taken with or after food.

Interactions: Alcohol. oral anticoagulants. phenobarbitone. lithium.

Side Effects: Gastro-intestinal upset. nausea. vomiting. cramps. metallic taste. furry tongue. dark urine. dizziness. headache.