METRONIDAZOLE SUSTAINED-ACTION - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Flagyl ER
Phonetic Pronunciation: (meh-troh-NID-uh-zole)
Information last revised September 2010
What does METRONIDAZOLE SA - ORAL look like?
Flagyl ER 750 mg Tab
This form of metronidazole is used for vaginal infections. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as nitroimidazoles. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria and protozoa. This antibiotic only treats bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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