Flagyl - 400 mg
US Brand Name Flagyl
Strength 400 mg
Generic Name Metronidazole
Manufacturer Abbott Healthcare, India

Manufacturer of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) is manufactured by Abbott Healthcare India and is available at all the leading online pharmacies, drug stores, and medical stores. It is one of the leading brands in India.

Strength of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

Flagyl – 400mg contains Metronidazole as the active medicinal ingredient.

It should be noted that this medicine is available in varying strengths.

Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) is used for the treatment and prevention of:

·        Bacterial infection in stomach

·        Protozoan infection

·        Parasitic infection

How Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) works?

Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) improves the symptoms and condition of the patient by

1.     It is an antibiotic

2.     It damages the microbial DNA and reduces the infection from the body.

Before You Use a Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

      You should be sure that:

1.     You are not allergic to it.

2.     It is not affecting the medicines you are taking with it or not interacting with those.

What Should I Avoid While Using Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)?

Do not consume alcohol while on drug therapy with Flagyl- 400mg

When not to use Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)?

One should avoid using Flagyl - 400mg

1.     If one is suffering from an allergy

2.     If one is suffering from any gastrointestinal disorders

3.     If one is consuming alcohol

Tell your doctor if

·        You are allergic to this drug

·        You are taking any other medication for any disease or disorder.

Dosage of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) is available in varying strengths and at different doses.

Consult a doctor for the appropriate dose.

How much of Flagyl – 400mg to be applied?

Generally, it must be in the range which is suitable according to the person’s health. It is available in the form of tablets.

How to Take Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)?

·        One should wash and dry his/her hands properly before taking this medicine.

·        Apply only as much as needed or prescribed by the doctor.

·        One should take this medicine as long as directed by the physician.

·        It is better to take it with food.

·        Swallow it as a whole.

For How Long Shall I Take Flagyl 400 mg (Metronidazole)

The treatment with Flagyl 400 mg may take as long as 3 weeks for recovery from infection. Use the drug as per prescription.

Overdose Of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

Symptoms of an overdose of Flagyl 400 mg include ataxia, seizures and convulsions. These can be threatening. Seek immediate medical help in case of drug overdose with Flagyl 400 mg.

Missed dose of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

Take the missed dose as soon as you recall it. If it is nearly close to the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. 

Side effects of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

The side effects of Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole) are as follows:

·        Agitation

·        Loss of appetite

·        Skin rash

·        Dizziness

·        Abdominal pain

·        Vaginal irritation

·        Constipation

Drug Interactions with Flagyl - 400mg (Metronidazole)

If you are taking some drugs or other over the counter medicines, these may interfere with the therapeutic effect of this drug. Some of the drugs that are known to interact with this drug are as follows:

·        Alcohol