Metrogyl 200 tablet is an anti-infective medicine. It is used in treating infections of various parts of the body caused by many microorganisms, including bacteria and amoeba-like organisms (protozoan parasites). Metrogyl 200 tablet contains metronidazole as its active ingredient. This medicine is not recommended to be used by pregnant women and lactating mothers and should be used with caution in elderly patients. Metrogyl 200 tablet should be taken as instructed by the doctor. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine as prescribed by the doctor and not stop taking this medicine abruptly, even if you feel better....
Q: For how long should I take Metrogyl 200 tablet?
A: It is advised to follow the prescribed dosage duration. Prolonged use of this medicine may enhance the side effects like nerve damage.
Q: Can I take Metrogyl 200 tablet on an empty stomach?
A: No, you should take this medicine with or after taking food.
Q: Is it safe to take Metrogyl 200 during pregnancy?
A: No, you should not take this medicine during pregnancy, unless prescribed by your doctor.
Q: Can I drink alcohol after taking or during the treatment with Metrogyl 200 tablet?
A: No, you should not drink alcohol while on treatment with this medicine and at least for 48hrs after finishing the course of this medicine.
Q: What happens if I keep on taking Metrogyl 200 tablets?
A: Metrogyl 200 is an antibiotic medicine. If you keep on taking it for a prolonged duration, it can cause harm to the useful bacteria of your gut and puts you at the risk of other ailments.
Q: Can Metrogyl 200 tablet be used to treat Urinary tract infection?
A: No, Metrogyl 200 tablet cannot be used to treat Urinary tract infection.
Q: What is the difference between Metrogyl 200 tablet and Flagyl tablet?
A: Metrogyl 200 tablet and Flagyl tablet contains same component Metronidazole. Both are manufactured by different manufacturer hence different brand name.
Q: Is Metrogyl 200 tablet addictive?
A: No, Metrogyl 200 tablet is not an addiction-causing medicine. However, it should be used as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.