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Methronidazole

Also known as: Metronidazole

Description

Metronidazole is an anti-infectious drug belonging to the pharmacotherapeutic group of nitroimidazole derivatives, which have effect mainly on strict anaerobes. This effect is probably caused by interaction with DNS and different metabolites.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
A01AB17
Metronidazole
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
D06BX01
Metronidazole
D Dermatologicals → D06 Antibiotics and chemotherapeutics for dermatological use → D06B Chemotherapeutics for topical use → D06BX Other chemotherapeutics
G01AF01
Metronidazole
G Genito urinary system and sex hormones → G01 Gynecological antiinfectives and antiseptics → G01A ANTIINFECTIVES AND ANTISEPTICS, EXCL. COMBINATIONS WITH CORTICOSTEROIDS → G01AF Imidazole derivatives
J01XD01
Metronidazole
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01X Other antibacterials → J01XD Imidazole derivatives
P01AB01
Metronidazole
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P01 Antiprotozoals → P01A Agents against amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases → P01AB Nitroimidazole derivatives

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Trade names (in combination): BI MISSILOR BIRODOGYL FLAGYSTATIN PYLERA RHODOGIL RODOGYL TERGYNAN

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
METRONIDAZOLE Film-coated tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
ROSICED Cream
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
METROGEL Gel
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US
METRONIDAZOLE Solution for infusion
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
NORITATE Cream
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US