Metronidazole Tablets work as an antibiotic taken orally to treat different bacterial infections in the vagina such as bacterial vaginosis. It also treats infections caused by bacterias in the stomach or intestines, liver, skin, joints, brain, heart, and respiratory tract.

What is Metronidazole? 

Metronidazole is an antibiotic taken by mouth for the treatment of bacterial infections such as bacterial vaginosis or BV as well as certain sexually transmitted infections e.g. trichomoniasis. skin infections, rosacea and mouth infections (including infected gums and dental abscesses).

It is also used in the treatment of conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease. Metronidazole treats infected insect bites, skin ulcers, bedsores and wounds, and works to prevent bacterial and parasitic infections. Prescription is needed when you buy it. You can also buy Metronidazole online in pharmacies such as True Medical Pharmacy that offers next day delivery in your home.

How to use Metronidazole? 

Metronidazole comes in different forms such as an oral tablet, an oral capsule, a cream, gel, lotion you apply to your skin, liquid or suppository that you push directly inside your anus, and a vaginal gel. It also comes as an injectable medication given by a healthcare provider. The easiest way to take Metronidazole is by oral tablet.

Each pack of Metronidazole has 21 tablets, each contains 400mg of Metrodinazole, lactose, E104 and E110. Swallow the whole tablet with some water, do not crush, chew or break it. It is recommended to take these tablets during or just after a meal.

The right dosage for you will be decided by your doctor, based on the type and severity of the condition you’re trying to treat. If you are taking metronidazole, you should not drink alcohol or take alcohol-based medications for 12 hours before and 48 hours after treatment with metronidazole because of possible reaction such as flushing, headache, vomiting, cramps, very fast or uneven heartbeat.

How Long Does Metronidazole Take To Work? 

The time it will take for Metronidazole to work depends on the reason you the treatment was prescribed for. Follow your doctor’s instruction on the dosage you should take. If after the last day of the perscription you still do not feel better, do not take more metronidazole than you should and talk to your doctor again. 

Does Metronidazole Make You Sleepy? 

Metronidazole Tablets may make you feel dizzy, drowsy, confused or affect your vision, cause fits or hallucination. 

Do I Need Prescription for Metronidazole? 

Yes, Metronidazole tablets are a prescription-only medication.

Does Metronidazole Treast BV? 

Yes, Metronidazole is a powerful treatment for Bacterial Vaginosis or BV. It is an antibiotic that works by killing bacterial and parasitic infections.

Will Metronidazole Affect My Contraception? 

Metronidazole will not stop any contraception from working including combined pill or mini-pill. However, if you are feeling sick and vomiting or having diarrhoea for more than 24 hours as a side effect of Metronidazole, your contraception pills may not protect you from getting pregnant. 

Will I get Thrush From It? 

Metronidazole will not directly give you thrush. However, because antibiotics kill the normal harmless bacteria that protect you from getting thrush, you may get the fungal infection. This is common if you are using the vaginal gel. 

Will It Reduce My Fertility? 

There has been no strong proof or study that Metronidazole will reduce fertility in either men or women. But to be safe, consult your doctor if you are trying to be pregnant. 

Can I Drink Alcohol With It? 

It is advised not to drink alcohol or any alcohol-based medication 12 hours before you take Metronidazole and 24-48 hours after taking the medicine. 

How long Should I Take It? 

Metronidazole is an antibiotic. You must complete the whole course of medication with it according to what the doctor prescribed.