Flagyl IV Infusion
Flagyl 0.5% Solution for Infusion helps prevent an infection after surgery. It is also used in the treatment of dental infections, leg ulcers, and pressure sores. This injection is administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
The most common side effects of this medicine are muscle pain (myalgia), dryness in the mouth, swelling and heaviness of tongue (glossitis), and painful swelling and sores in the mouth (stomatitis).
Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you are allergic to any medicine or have any kidney or liver problems or any disease of the nervous system.
USES OF SOLUTION FOR INFUSION
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
- Treatment of Parasitic infections
BENEFITS OF SOLUTION FOR INFUSION
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
This medicine usually makes you feel better quite quickly. However, you should continue taking it as long as it is prescribed even when you feel better, to make sure that all bacteria are killed and do not become resistant.
In Treatment of Parasitic infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF SOLUTION FOR INFUSION
Common side effects
- Dryness in mouth
- Metallic taste
HOW TO USE SOLUTION FOR INFUSION
HOW SOLUTION FOR INFUSION WORKS
What is Flagyl Injection and how is it used?
Flagyl Injection is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of bacterial vaginosis, tichomonas, amebiasis and anaerobic bacterial infections. Injection may be used alone or with other medications.
Injection belongs to a class of drugs called Nitroimidazoles.
What are the possible side effects of Injection?
Injection may cause serious side effects including:
swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat,
pain with urination,
tingling or pricking sensations that may become permanent,
brain disease, and
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Injection include:
weight loss (anorexia),
metallic taste in the mouth
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Injection. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
If a single dose of Solution for Infusion is used, it is recommended to hold breastfeeding for 12-24 hours to allow the removal of the drug.
Flagyl 0.5% Solution for Infusion may make you feel sleepy, dizzy, confused. You may have hallucinations, fits (convulsions) or temporary eyesight problems (such as blurred or double vision) affecting your ability to drive.
Patients undergoing kidney dialysis should take this medicine after the dialysis treatment.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE FLAGYL SOLUTION FOR INFUSION?
- Flagyl 0.5% Solution for Infusion treats infections caused by bacteria and parasites.
- It may cause side effects like nausea, stomach upset, and a metallic taste in the mouth.
- Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing and headache.
- Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.
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