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Metrokem Infusion

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
100ml Infusion in Vial
19.04*
MRP 22.40
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Metrokem Iv 100 MG Description

Metrokem Iv Infusion is used to treat bacterial infections of the liver, brain, stomach, intestines, bone, heart, vagina, skin. It is also used to prevent an infection before, during or after an oper

ation. Metrokem Iv Infusion contains metronidazole as its active ingredient. It is an antibiotic medicines. Metrokem Iv is used in patients when oral medications are not possible. This medicine will be given to you in a hospital or clinic by a doctor or nurse as an Infusion. You should avoid self-injecting.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹19.04
You Save₹3.36 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMetronidazole(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsInjection site reactions, altered taste, dry mouth
TherapyANTI-AMOEBIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

  • Metrokem Iv Infusion is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the brain, stomach, skin, heart, lungs, liver, bone, intestines, vagina.
  • It is also used for the prevention of pre-or-post operative infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

If you are allergic to metronidazole, to similar medicine (imidazole derivatives) or other ingredients of Metrokem Iv Infusion.
sideEffects

Side effects of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

  • Infusion site reactions
  • Altered taste
  • Dry mouth
  • Muscle pain
  • Inflammation of the tongue, lips, mouth
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metrokem Iv Infusion during pregnancy?
A:
Due to lack of safety information, it is preferable to avoid the use of Metrokem Iv Infusion during pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metrokem Iv Infusion while breastfeeding?
A:
Metronidazole passes into breast milk. Thus, your doctor will decide to either discontinue Metrokem Iv Infusion or breastfeeding after assessing the potential risk on breastfeeding infant over the risk of delayed treatment on breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Metrokem Iv Infusion?
A:
Metrokem Iv Infusion may cause dizziness, fits, which may impair your ability to drive. Thus you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metrokem Iv Infusion?
A:
You must not consume alcohol during treatment with Metrokem Iv Infusion & at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney disease or are on dialysis.
  • You had or have a history of fits or epilepsy.
  • You suffer from blood disorders.
  • You suffer from any disorders of the nervous system such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease.
  • You have peripheral neuropathy (abnormal, painful sensations like pins and needles).
  • You are taking this medicine for more than 10 days.
  • You develop any infections after taking this medicine.
  • You are on a controlled sodium diet.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding, your doctor may monitor your health during treatment.
  • You consume alcohol regularly, you must avoid alcohol during the treatment and at least after 72 hours of discontinuation of the treatment.
  • Metrokem Iv may darken your urine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Metrokem Iv Infusion works by stopping the growth of pathogens that are responsible for infection by interrupting important physiological processes.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

  • Metrokem Iv Infusion will be given to you in a hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine.
  • Follow any instructions suggested by your doctor or nurse during the procedure or for aftercare.
interactions

Interactions of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Metrokem Iv Infusion works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of disulfiram (used to treat alcohol addiction) along with Metrokem Iv Infusion is not recommended.
  • Concomitant use along with anticoagulants like warfarin may potentiate the anticoagulant effects.
  • Other medicines like fluorouracil, antacids such as cimetidine, fluorouracil to treat cancer, phenytoin or primidone to treat fits or epilepsy should be used with caution.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

  • Store Metrokem Iv Infusion under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • You should not refrigerate or freeze.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Metrokem Iv 100 MG

Overdose

Metrokem Iv Infusion will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of any discom...
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Missed a Dose

The doctor or nurse usually gives Metrokem Iv Infusion in the hospital or clinic. Therefore, the chances of missing a dose are less. However, if you feel that a dose has been missed, please inform you...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Metrokem Iv Infusion an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Metrokem Iv Infusion is an antibiotic medicine.

Q: What is Metrokem Iv Infusion used for?

A: Metrokem Iv Infusion is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the brain, stomach, skin, heart, lungs, liver, bone, intestines, vagina. It is also used for the prevention of pre-or-post operative infections.
Product Details
Brand
METROKEM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
04/05/2023
Last Updated on: 18 Jan 2023 | 01:00 PM (IST)
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