metronidazole


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me·tro·ni·da·zole

 (mĕt′rə-nī′də-zōl′)
n.
A synthetic antimicrobial drug, C6H9N3O3, used to treat vaginal trichomoniasis, anaerobic bacterial infections, and intestinal amebiasis.

[me(thyl) + -tron- (alteration of nitro-) + (im)idazole.]

metronidazole

(ˌmɛtrəˈnaɪdəˌzəʊl)
n
(Pharmacology) a pale yellow crystalline compound used to treat vaginal trichomoniasis. Formula: C6H9N3O3
[C20: from me(thyl) + (ni)tro- + -n- + (im)id(e) + azole]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metronidazole - antiprotozoal medication (trade name Flagyl) used to treat trichomoniasis and giardiasis
antiprotozoal, antiprotozoal drug - a medicinal drug used to fight diseases (like malaria) that are caused by protozoa
Translations
metronidazol

metronidazole

n metronidazol m
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Although metronidazole treatment is reported to be 85%-95% effective, recent reports suggest that between 2.
QUEBEC CITY -- Oral metronidazole was not more effective for bacterial vaginosis when combined with clindamycin or a probiotic, based on data from 450 women.
After receiving a blood transfusion (2 units) and intravenous antimicrobial drug treatment (ampicillin 500 mg 4 times/day, chloramphenicol 1 g 2 times/day, and metronidazole 500 mg, 2 times/day), the patient was scheduled for an exploratory laparotomy.
Seven patients experiencing multiple CDAD recurrences (5-7 CDAD episodes over a 5-14 month period) who had received multiple courses of metronidazole, vancomycin and vancomycin in combination with rifampin or S.
QUEBEC CITY--Oral metronidazole was not more effective for bacterial vaginosis when combined with clindamycin or a probiotic, according to a study of data involving 450 women.
today announced the voluntary nationwide recall of all lots of metronidazole injection, USP 500mg / 100mL (NDC number 25021-131-82) manufactured by Claris Lifesciences and distributed by Sagent.
SAN DIEGO -- Long-term use of metronidazole gel remains the mainstay of treatment for women with recurrent bacterial vaginosis, said Dr.
In the same case study, it is stated that metronidazole is often used to complement or replace traditional removal of worms, and that niridazole, thiabendazole, and mebendazole are also useful.
All patients were refractory to all therapies including metronidazole, ciprofloxacin and probitoic therapy with VSL-3, Lactobacillus or Saccaromyces boullardi, including six patients who had also failed treatment with budesonide.
Quadruple therapy consisting of omeprazole plus a capsule combining bismuth subcitrate potassium, metronidazole, and tetracycline was superior at eradicating Helicobacter pylori infection, compared with the "gold standard" of three separate capsules containing omeprazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin, according to a report.
In the first study, presented as a poster entitled "In Vitro Susceptibility of Genotypically Distinct Clostridium difficile Strains to Oritavancin," researchers tested the activity of oritavancin versus the standards of care, metronidazole and vancomycin, against 33 genotypically distinct strains of C.
Despite treatment with metronidazole, cholestyramine, and oral vancomycin, she spontaneously aborted her fetuses and died 3 days later, even after receiving subtotal colectomy, intubation, and inotropic medication.