Metroix tablets contain Metronidazole, which is commonly used to treat bacterial infections, especially those caused by anaerobic bacteria. It can be prescribed for conditions like bacterial vaginosis, certain types of dental infections, and intra-abdominal infections.
Metronidazole is effective against protozoal infections such as Giardia, Entamoeba histolytica which causes amoebiasis, and Trichomonas vaginalis which causes trichomoniasis.It is sometimes used in combination with other antibiotics to treat Helicobacter pylori infections, which can cause gastritis and peptic ulcers.
It is suggested to consult your doctor before consuming this drug to avoid using it in pregnancy. Share with your doctor your complete medical history to avoid medical risk.
Prescribed by doctor
- Do not break or chew tablets
- Keep it in a cool dry place away from sunlight
- Keep out of the reach of children
- Incase of any side effect consult your doctor
- Avoid using in pregnancy and lactation
- Consume this drug after the meal
These are common side effects and can be reduced by taking the medication with for
- Some people may experience a metallic taste in their mouth while taking metronidazole.
- This side effect can also occur.
- Metroxin may cause dark urine, which is usually harmless.
- Although rare, allergic reactions like rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, and difficulty breathing may occur.
- In rare cases, high doses or prolonged use of metronidazole can lead to neurological side effects such as numbness or tingling in the extremities (peripheral neuropathy).
Q:What is Metroxin used for?
Metroxin Is primarily used to treat bacterial and protozoal infections. It's often prescribed for conditions like bacterial vaginosis, dental infections, amoebiasis, giardiasis, trichomoniasis, and to eradicate Helicobacter pylori in peptic ulcer disease.
Q: Can I drink alcohol while taking Metroxin?
No, you should avoid alcohol while taking metronidazole and for at least 48 hours after completing the course of treatment. Consuming alcohol while on metronidazole can lead to a disulfiram-like reaction, causing nausea, vomiting, flushing, and headache.
Q:What are the common side effects of Metroxin?
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, a metallic taste in the mouth, dry mouth, and darkening of urine. Allergic reactions, neurological side effects, and a disulfiram-like reaction with alcohol are possible but less common.