Metronidazole

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GENERIC NAME:

METRONIDAZOLE (me-troe-NI-da-zole)

COMMON USES:

This medicine is an anti-infective used to treat infections.

BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE:

Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if you are taking barbiturates, disulfiram, or warfarin. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.

CAUTIONS:

KEEP ALL DOCTOR AND LABORATORY APPOINTMENTS while you are taking this medicine. DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL while you are taking this medicine and for at least 3 days after the last dose. This medicine may cause a harmless darkening of the urine. BEFORE YOU BEGIN TAKING ANY NEW MEDICINE, either prescription or over-the-counter, check with your doctor or pharmacist. THIS MEDICINE IS EXCRETED IN BREAST MILK. DO NOT BREAST-FEED while taking this medicine.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

SIDE EFFECTS that may occur while taking this medicine include stomach upset, loss of appetite, constipation, headache, or metallic taste. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience rash; vomiting; sore throat or fever; numbness, tingling, or burning of your arms, hands, legs, or feet; or seizures. If you notice any other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.